I almost got stuck with that one too. Some buddies on another forum made me realize I was listening to my riding pals (mostly HD's) and looking more to their tastes rather than my own. Riding Japanese is never going to win in that circle anyway, no matter what it actually is; some tolerate but most will (not openly usually) ridicule somehow. I can see the allure in making a 'strong silent type' GL shriek like a Porsche 959 with the tap wide open (I had a custom cruiser with shotguns) under certain conditions. The Torquemaster Exotics with a set of Torque Tuubs would do it but it's not really what a Goldwing is about. But let's see, there are removeable quiet baffles (+2db over stock) for when the Mrs. is aboard....hmmmI don't want a loud bike but I'd like to be able to hear the engine some. Anybody had good luck, or bad luck, with any aftermarket exhausts?
You better pack your bags with a lot of that snow for the 110 Heat.Yes. I was thinking of staying on 70 from Globe through Duncan to I 10. Silver City looks like a nice side step if I have the time or interest.
I agree with the nice sounding bike engines, but not on mine any more.From a distance no better sound herd then a cool exhaust system. But when I ride now, the silence is golden so too speak.Agei bought my first wing ,an 05 with 6k miles last yr.was too quiet,my roadstar has rinehart street headers & and my S&S chopper has upswept open pipes.i put on a set of cobra slip ons and it sounded ok,but wanted better ,so i installed a set of torque loops (elliminates the catillac converters and makes true dual exhaust)sounds awesome! like a mazaratti ,don't find it annoying at all,but i'm oldschool and think any bike or hot rod should have a nice sound to it!