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I am 69. This past summer I rode out to South Dakota from Michigan and back and then did my 6th round trip from Michigan to FL on the 2010 1800.

Enjoy your wives riding with you while you can. My late wife rode with me for 30 years and also had her own Vtx for local trips. I still have the '84 Aspencade that we dated on and her X.
 

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I'll be 71 in a couple of months, I still ride on two wheels and 2 up. I have a couple of friends that I ride with one is 75 and the other is 81 both still ride on two wheels. I figure that when the bike gets to heavy to hold up I'll just trike it.
 

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This is a very quick question , I’m about to purchase a used Gold Wing .
I have two previous models and my last bike was a Honda Deauville which was a daily work ride . I was so disappointed with the general finish of it that I sold it before it became too scruffy . My question is how many members ride Gold Wings when they reach mid 70,s
thanks Mike
Hi Mike, I just sold my y2k Valkyrie ct and bought a 05 gl1800 with only 14k miles, yaay for me. I am 73 and have no intention of stopping anytime soon. Just keep yourself fit. I also belong to a cycling club and try to get in 100 miles a week. I have a friend cyclist and on his 83 birthday he rode his bicycle 83 miles. It’s all about staying strong my friends. Keep up your strength and you be riding a long time. Cheers !
 

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This is a very quick question , I’m about to purchase a used Gold Wing .
I have two previous models and my last bike was a Honda Deauville which was a daily work ride . I was so disappointed with the general finish of it that I sold it before it became too scruffy . My question is how many members ride Gold Wings when they reach mid 70,s
thanks Mike
GL1800 and coming up on 75.
 

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This is a very quick question , I’m about to purchase a used Gold Wing .
I have two previous models and my last bike was a Honda Deauville which was a daily work ride . I was so disappointed with the general finish of it that I sold it before it became too scruffy . My question is how many members ride Gold Wings when they reach mid 70,s
thanks Mike
Mike l‘m 71 and will be 72 in Feb and I ride a 2008 Gl 1800. I’m 5’5” and 150 lbs. Try a test ride of the Wing you are thinking of buying. This is a heavy bike and at times a little handful at low speed parking lot speeds. Stay away from the front break at these slow speeds when your wheel is not straight or the bike will pull you down on the direction the the wheel is pointing.
 

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I'm only 64, but know of more than a few in their 70's still riding. I moved this year, but last year rode with one person who was 90. My Grandfather was active on his farm until he was 94 and I sure plan to do the same.
 

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I'll be 78 on March 2nd and still ride on 2 wheels. My wife passed away 2 years ago and my mileage per year is down a lot. I've ridden a little over 14,000 miles this year, but if my wife was still riding, we'd have more than double that amount of miles. She enjoyed riding more than I do. I have no desire to ride a trike.
 

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This is a very quick question , I’m about to purchase a used Gold Wing .
I have two previous models and my last bike was a Honda Deauville which was a daily work ride . I was so disappointed with the general finish of it that I sold it before it became too scruffy . My question is how many members ride Gold Wings when they reach mid 70,s
thanks Mike
I'm 70 and about to buy my first Gold Wing, hopefully the 2021 model. Have rode big bikes off and on my whole life like most, 2 wheeler's naturally but due to advancing age and health concerns I'm transitioning over to a Gold Wing before I'm forced to and intend to ride for as long as the good Lord see's fit to let me and hope that that is for a lot more years yet. Have an older friend that still rides the heavily raked Harley Sportster at 92. I'd like be as lucky.
 
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I have no problem with people riding what ever they chose but I do recommend the Goldwing very heavily but it is heavy and not a beginners machine as any heavy machine should not be first ,,I also rode a a Harley Sportster for about 100 miles a while back
and it about killed me with my arthritis my hands hurt for some time after that ..
 

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I'll be 69 in January, still do long trips and tent camping. Usually on the way to Sturgis ride to Mitchell SD first day out (900 miles+), over 16 hours two up with trailer.
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I turned 64 in September and normally ride as soon as the sand n salt get washed off the roads (some years before then) until it gets too cold to ride. This last year has been a real bummer for me. Back injury early in the year and then problems with vacuum leaks on the wing kept me from riding much at all. Hopefully the wing will get fixed in January or February and I'll be ready to ride in 2021!

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