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03-04-2012, 12:26 AM #1
2012 Honda Gold Wing GL1800 | FIRST RIDE IN STYLISTIC WAY
Whether you are looking for touring bike? Maybe This article 2012 Honda Gold Wing GL1800 | FIRST RIDE can help you. In fact there are many options in the choosing a good used bike for touring.
Some companies are already providing products that are specifically used for certain things, for example, just like touring. The choice for touring motorcycles that are available include Honda Gold Wing, Harley-Davidson Ultras, Victory Vision, Yamaha Royal Star, Kawasaki Voyager, and the BMW K 1600 GTL.
Riding the 2012 Honda Gold Wing back to back with the ’10 version, the difference is not astounding, though certainly more significant than subtle. The tires mean the new Gold Wing has easier turn-in, and the tauter suspension eliminates wallowing in the corners.
Riders on the 2012 will score far fewer touchdowns in corners than their friends on older versions. Comfort remains outstanding–the suspension is still plush, absorbing pavement irregularities as if they didn’t exist.
Engine Type: Liquid-cooled, longitudinal opposed flat six, SOHC, 2 valves per cyl.
Bore x Stroke: 74.0 x 71.0mm
Transmission: 5-speed & electric reverse, hydraulically actuated wet clutch
Final Drive: Shaft, 2.75:1
Wheelbase: 66.5 in.
Rake/Trail: 29.2 degrees/4.3 in.
Seat Height: 29.1 in.
Wet Weight: 910 lbs. (as tested)
Fuel Capacity: 6.6 gals, warning light on last 1.0 gal.
MPG: 87 octane min (high/avg/low)
Base Price: $23,199
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