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Installing and upgrading, for me, is part of getting to know my bike. It was a long Covid winter, so I took advantage of some quiet time at home. I learned that the GW takes more courage to work on than my ADV bikes - but is not harder, just more time consuming. Fred's videos were a necessity. Organization is a must (and I am still looking for the place that extra screw goes)! But all in all, I am pleased on how things went and with the end result. Here is what I did (so far, lol):

Accessory or Upgrade Name and URLNotes
Tilting Motor Works TRiO front endReverse Trike Kit that provides the stability of a trike with the full lean capability of a motorcycle
inView Wireless Helmet-Mounted Brake and Turn Signal LightFeature rich, helmet-mounted brake and turn signal light that provides motorcycle-integrated brake and turn signal indication as well as passive brake light illumination
TailBlazer modulated tail lightI really like it, easy install, great bang for the bucks! It did take some time to get the 2 modules (1 for each side) to fit under the seat.
PathBlazer headlight modulatorMore great value. But I did have a problem. Essentially, the system modulates the high beams during the day. A light sensor turns this feature off at night. The instructions say drill a 3/8 hole and install the light sensor. Which I did. Next install a grommet (included) around the light sensor and fir it to the hole. Nope. The grommet they supplied was too small. I contacted Kisan and they were apologetic and discovered that their supplier no longer made the right sized bushing. &*%^$$%^@! I now had a 3/8 hole in my upper deck. I found a grommet at Home Depot that did the trick and all is good.
M1 DVR front/rear HD CamerasThinkware M1 Action Cam Thinkware M1 Motorcycle Cam | Dash Cam | Thinkware USA - see pic 1 installed on the front fender. A second cam is installed under the top case. Great quality cam, easy, but time-consuming install to hide the wires. It provides ride documentation and security, just in case.
PMD60 power moduleEasy install, user programmable, makes getting power to accessories really easy.
Side case motion sensing lightsStick-on, rechargeable magnetic lamp. I installed these with Velcro. They work great. They come on with motion and remove easily for charging.
Trunk & side case carpet linersTrunk & Side case carpet liners. They just add a nice touch and keep things in place.
Traxxion seat boltsSmart! Simplifies seat install.
Top case organizerTop case organizer - plastic dividers that really help keep things separate and in their place without sacrificing main trunk space -
License plate compartmentLicense plate compartment - a simple, locking box behind your license plate DrySpec Stash Box.
ShowChrome fuse block isolatorAwesome device - gives you brake and turn output as well as keyed and ignition power!
Parking brake interlockWhy doesn't the GW come with this?! PITA install. Not hard, but time consuming. Lots of panels to remove. It prevents you from moving with the parking brake on. Smart!
Helibar handlebar risersHelibar Risers. HeliBars® Tour Performance™ handlebar risers for 2018+ Honda GL1800 I am tall and used to adventure style bikes. It improves my riding position. Slow, careful, not-to-difficult install.
Traxxion Steering PinTraxxion Steering Pin Steering Safety Pin, 2018+ Gold Wing - Traxxion Dynamics - why take a chance? If you're doing Helibar Risers, install is a no-brainer!
Traxxion Steering Stem NutDitto to above!
Traxxion Tie Rod UpgradeDitto to above!
Wildass seat padWell made, air adjustable. It is comfortable and gives me a little rise (the GW sits low compared to my last bike - a BMW R1200 GS Adventure)
Side stand enlargerShe's a heavy bike on soft asphalt!
EZpass SkinEZPass Skin - hides the ugly white EZpass on a black dash.
Dash screen protector
Scratch Cluster Dashboard Protection Screen Instrument Film Protector. Cheap insurance, simple install.
Grip PuppiesThe Original and the Best - if you have big hands, they make the grips more comfortable. Heat comes through just fine.
Twisted Throttle D7 LightsSimply amazing lights. The lenses provide both fog and distance and are benchmark for aftermarket lighting. I drilled the under-light cover for the second mounting hole and to pass the cable through (which I protected with a grommet)
Firecreek Light bracketsVery nice, very strong. Not cheap, but worth the money for heavy lights. Great support from the company!
Hopnel Tank BagHopnel tank bag - Small, but handy!
12V accessory portSuper easy install (once you have the panels off).
Goldstrike drink holderIts there when you need it and the mount can be used for other things (like a phone, etc.)
Fred Harmon s Maintenance videosFred Harmon s Maintenance videos - Watch Fred Harmon's Maintenance Videos for 2018+ Honda Gold Wing from Angel Ride Videos & WingStuff Online | Vimeo On Demand on Vimeo - simply worth their weight in gold. I couldn't have done all this without them.
Utopia seat backrestNice improvement in comfort and gives the passenger a small storage compartment.
Goldstrike highway pegsI found these to give me the most reach and adjustability without sacrificing lean angle. They are a must for me because I cannot bend my left leg enough to get my foot on the normal peg.
Honda Trunk RackPITA install - be careful!!! Take your time!!! Document, document, document!
Honda Trunk Rack LED Brake LightSimple install
Honda Trunk Sub HarnessSimple install, a must for above and trunk light
Honda LED Trunk LightSimple install
Rear Fender Extender and Fill KitSuper easy install - good bang for the buck if you ride in the rain or dust
Signal Dynamics Voltage MonitorCheap insurance if you run a lot of accessories
Tall Passenger Grab Railsway better than stock!
Fob ProtectorJust fob bling
Animal WhistleHidden protection (if they work, cheap insurance, if not, cheap mistake)

Thanks to all on the forum for advice, guidance and support.

Safe Riding,

David
 

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I use the animal whistles as well, remember that they don't work untill you reach 30 mph.
 
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Installing and upgrading, for me, is part of getting to know my bike. It was a long Covid winter, so I took advantage of some quiet time at home. I learned that the GW takes more courage to work on than my ADV bikes - but is not harder, just more time consuming. Fred's videos were a necessity. Organization is a must (and I am still looking for the place that extra screw goes)! But all in all, I am pleased on how things went and with the end result. Here is what I did (so far, lol):

Accessory or Upgrade Name and URLNotes
Tilting Motor Works TRiO front endReverse Trike Kit that provides the stability of a trike with the full lean capability of a motorcycle
inView Wireless Helmet-Mounted Brake and Turn Signal LightFeature rich, helmet-mounted brake and turn signal light that provides motorcycle-integrated brake and turn signal indication as well as passive brake light illumination
TailBlazer modulated tail lightI really like it, easy install, great bang for the bucks! It did take some time to get the 2 modules (1 for each side) to fit under the seat.
PathBlazer headlight modulatorMore great value. But I did have a problem. Essentially, the system modulates the high beams during the day. A light sensor turns this feature off at night. The instructions say drill a 3/8 hole and install the light sensor. Which I did. Next install a grommet (included) around the light sensor and fir it to the hole. Nope. The grommet they supplied was too small. I contacted Kisan and they were apologetic and discovered that their supplier no longer made the right sized bushing. &*%^$$%^@! I now had a 3/8 hole in my upper deck. I found a grommet at Home Depot that did the trick and all is good.
M1 DVR front/rear HD CamerasThinkware M1 Action Cam Thinkware M1 Motorcycle Cam | Dash Cam | Thinkware USA - see pic 1 installed on the front fender. A second cam is installed under the top case. Great quality cam, easy, but time-consuming install to hide the wires. It provides ride documentation and security, just in case.
PMD60 power moduleEasy install, user programmable, makes getting power to accessories really easy.
Side case motion sensing lightsStick-on, rechargeable magnetic lamp. I installed these with Velcro. They work great. They come on with motion and remove easily for charging.
Trunk & side case carpet linersTrunk & Side case carpet liners. They just add a nice touch and keep things in place.
Traxxion seat boltsSmart! Simplifies seat install.
Top case organizerTop case organizer - plastic dividers that really help keep things separate and in their place without sacrificing main trunk space -
License plate compartmentLicense plate compartment - a simple, locking box behind your license plate DrySpec Stash Box.
ShowChrome fuse block isolatorAwesome device - gives you brake and turn output as well as keyed and ignition power!
Parking brake interlockWhy doesn't the GW come with this?! PITA install. Not hard, but time consuming. Lots of panels to remove. It prevents you from moving with the parking brake on. Smart!
Helibar handlebar risersHelibar Risers. HeliBars® Tour Performance™ handlebar risers for 2018+ Honda GL1800 I am tall and used to adventure style bikes. It improves my riding position. Slow, careful, not-to-difficult install.
Traxxion Steering PinTraxxion Steering Pin Steering Safety Pin, 2018+ Gold Wing - Traxxion Dynamics - why take a chance? If you're doing Helibar Risers, install is a no-brainer!
Traxxion Steering Stem NutDitto to above!
Traxxion Tie Rod UpgradeDitto to above!
Wildass seat padWell made, air adjustable. It is comfortable and gives me a little rise (the GW sits low compared to my last bike - a BMW R1200 GS Adventure)
Side stand enlargerShe's a heavy bike on soft asphalt!
EZpass SkinEZPass Skin - hides the ugly white EZpass on a black dash.
Dash screen protector
Scratch Cluster Dashboard Protection Screen Instrument Film Protector. Cheap insurance, simple install.
Grip PuppiesThe Original and the Best - if you have big hands, they make the grips more comfortable. Heat comes through just fine.
Twisted Throttle D7 LightsSimply amazing lights. The lenses provide both fog and distance and are benchmark for aftermarket lighting. I drilled the under-light cover for the second mounting hole and to pass the cable through (which I protected with a grommet)
Firecreek Light bracketsVery nice, very strong. Not cheap, but worth the money for heavy lights. Great support from the company!
Hopnel Tank BagHopnel tank bag - Small, but handy!
12V accessory portSuper easy install (once you have the panels off).
Goldstrike drink holderIts there when you need it and the mount can be used for other things (like a phone, etc.)
Fred Harmon s Maintenance videosFred Harmon s Maintenance videos - Watch Fred Harmon's Maintenance Videos for 2018+ Honda Gold Wing from Angel Ride Videos & WingStuff Online | Vimeo On Demand on Vimeo - simply worth their weight in gold. I couldn't have done all this without them.
Utopia seat backrestNice improvement in comfort and gives the passenger a small storage compartment.
Goldstrike highway pegsI found these to give me the most reach and adjustability without sacrificing lean angle. They are a must for me because I cannot bend my left leg enough to get my foot on the normal peg.
Honda Trunk RackPITA install - be careful!!! Take your time!!! Document, document, document!
Honda Trunk Rack LED Brake LightSimple install
Honda Trunk Sub HarnessSimple install, a must for above and trunk light
Honda LED Trunk LightSimple install
Rear Fender Extender and Fill KitSuper easy install - good bang for the buck if you ride in the rain or dust
Signal Dynamics Voltage MonitorCheap insurance if you run a lot of accessories
Tall Passenger Grab Railsway better than stock!
Fob ProtectorJust fob bling
Animal WhistleHidden protection (if they work, cheap insurance, if not, cheap mistake)

Thanks to all on the forum for advice, guidance and support.

Safe Riding,

David
wow that is one hell of a list! I bet it is one heck of a bike! I noticed you kept the stock windscreen? I was surprised by that greatly. It was the first big accessory I added, I have used both the Klockwerks Flare as well as the Clearview, Clearview was by the far the better of the two for me. Klockwerks has a coating on it that creates a rainbow effect looking through the screen if it is sunny and you are wearing Polarized sunglass lenses. The curvature also affected the distortion as well. Clearview did not have those issues at all and had better wind protection on the sides and the top. For me, Other people may feel different. However the rainbow effect is hard to ignore. Different Helmets, height, riding position etc. One size definitely does not fit all!
 
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