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Hi everyone and here is my storie.............

It was a beautiful winter saturday morning here in Brisbane Australia , my son and I were at the local Honda/Ducati dealer to trade in my 1098 Ducati on a 1198S.

Being a busy day, while we were waiting we were checking out all the new bike. I said to juniior , how about we go for a test ride on the Goldwing (ha,ha). My son (11 yo ) only likes sports bikes.

He tells me ,no way in he getting on the back of a "grayhound bus"!!

Im laughing to myself , thinking this is really funny until the sales man gives me the keys to the wing and says see you in an hour or 2.

Worst thing I ever did, that test ride cost me $38,500.

My son loved it too.

So I have a nice shinny 2009 Silver GL1800 in the shed, which is now alot smaller than it used to be.

I still have my 1098, tell me I dont have an understanding wife:)
 

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Smart dealer. Most of them know once they get you on one they have you hooked. Congrats on your new Wing and welcome to the forum. Ride safe and enjoy.
 

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... Howdy ... Great Decision ... When Jr. Gets To The Riding Age Put Him On The Duck And Wife On The Wing ... You've Got The Bases Covered ... It's A Family Affair ... Remember- Happy Wife = Happy Life ... Congrats ... Happy Trails ...
 

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hello and welcome to GWOF circuit1 and congrats on the purchase. thank that salesman for converting you and your son into wing riders
 

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Riding a Wing sure is a powerful drug. Congrats on the bike. I like that quote "happy wife = happy life"! I'll have to get that tattooed on my forehead !
 
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