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How long have your owned your 1200?
Had mine 2 years and am the 3rd owner.
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My first bike was a '79 GL1000. (Naked with a windshield and a king/queen seat)

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That's me at 20. I love the Wings. I almost went with a Yamaha Venture, before I found my 1200. 25 years later, I just couldn't get away from my Honda loyalty.

Forever The Optimist
1986 Blue/Blue Aspencade
Little Elm, Tx
"Go Lobo's"
#31 09-15-2007, 06:20 AM,
great looking bike!
very interesting seat, first time I've seen one like that on a wing.
John McFarland
Chapter Director
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#32 09-15-2007, 08:20 PM,
I bought mine about two months ago and love it. My last motor was a Suzuki 750 watercooled in about 1974. A skydiving buddy passed me on his Goldwing like I was tied to a stump and I wanted one since. I love these Wings. I have retired friends who almost all have Harleys, but they concede to my comfort level. When they rev-up their engines I rev-up my radio.
Trying to keep the rubber side down and the dummy side up.
Member Iron Butt Association
#33 09-17-2007, 11:05 PM,
ED, I am also a Combat veteren from the VietNam war. I was with the Big Red One (Search and destroy missions) '65-'66. I am so proud of how the boys are treated today as they come home compaired to how we were treated when we came home from VietNam back then.
John & Linda
1985 GL1200 LTD
Mayfield, Ky.
#34 09-18-2007, 05:16 AM,
Thank you both for your service to our country.
#35 09-18-2007, 08:47 AM,
You are welcome, 85GL. I'd do it again. After 9/11 I wanted to enlist but they didn't take 50+ old warriors then and they sure won't take a 57 yr old now. Seniorwing, I'm glad you made it back, brother. Keep the rubber side down and cruise long and happily.
Trying to keep the rubber side down and the dummy side up.
Member Iron Butt Association
#36 09-18-2007, 10:34 PM,
2 months - 2nd owner - 1st owner had it 24 years. I sold a CB750F Super Sport last year that I bought new in 1978. Rode that one for 26 years.
1984 GL1200A
2002 Shadow ACE
2005 Mustang GT Convertable
1971 LaZboy Recliner

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#37 09-20-2007, 12:38 AM,
Third owner, all lived within 2 miles of me, complete history in manual, 13209mls, my first bike , passed rider course to avoid a test, current milage 26000 + owned bike 18 months and loving it.
Bob & Lori.
#38 09-20-2007, 01:57 PM,
4 Months and 6000 miles only know of 2 po could be more tho......have had a dozen or so bikes over a 37 year span.....this is by far the best of the bunch Big Grin
1985 GL 1200 Interstate ... tesMap.jpg
If you do what you've always done you'll get what you always got!!
#39 09-22-2007, 07:52 AM,
I have had my GL 1200I for almost 4 months. My first, GL1100 was and '80 with vetter fairing, trunk and bags. I really enjoyed it. I had to get rid of it and stop riding for about 10 years while my three kids were small. it was too much temptation to ride and spend time away from them. Now my oldest is 21 and my son, Jr. is 17. I'm finally free to ride at my whim. I had always dreamed of riding my old wing, but the Gl1200I is more fun than I could have dreamed. I'll be a wing man for life.
#40 09-22-2007, 06:29 PM,
2nd Wing

Just curious, where is Valley Pa? Are you south of Reading, below the turnpike??
#41 09-23-2007, 07:59 AM,
Big Grin Big Grin Big Grin Big Grin :arrow: Hello I have had my GL1200I since 2000 and have not rode it as much as i want to due to some medical issue and work and family needs but ride as much as possible the stator has went south and will be changeing to a alternator from poor boy. i have a harlwy 883 that i ride while the wing is ill but the wing will be with me till i part this world then the wife will have it if she wants to ride. as it is what she fell in love with first then i kinda draged up as it owner and the rest is history. i was the third owner the first was a distant relative in ohio that purchased it new then a friend of mine purchased it and rode it 400 miles and sold it to me so he could by a harley now he is kicking his self in the rear wants it back but that is a big h ===no wife and i love it part of the family only has 38000 miles on it but will be adding a lot more soon thanks
rideing the wings of time on a gl1200i
#42 09-23-2007, 08:22 AM,
Valley is short for Valley Township, which is jusy west of Coatesville, PA.
#43 09-23-2007, 11:26 AM,
2.7 months, and 3,000 miles. Third owner.
I hope this critter lasts a LOOOONG time. I dig this motorcycle.
#44 09-24-2007, 09:31 AM,
Confusedhock: Confusedhock: I can't believe the low mileage some of you guys have on your scoots !! Confusedhock: Confusedhock:

I am the 3rd owner. Tought I was the fourth but i am not. The first guy bought it new and kept it 10 years. The guy I bought it from rode it for 13 years, then sold it to me last week. Today was the first day riding it. (see ignorant comments posted)

QAnyways, the bike has 133,000 K on it which is about 79,000 miles I think.
That kid did what?
#45 10-05-2007, 10:44 PM,

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