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Location: Kingston, Ontario
Local time: July 20th, 2018, 6:58 pm
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Thanks for adding me. I just picked up a '78 GL1000, it's been parked for 15 years. It only has 90,000kms (55,000miles) but needs a lot of maintenance and TLC. Looking forward to going through everything on the bike. I sold my almost identical bike 22 years ago and have had many bikes since but none were as enjoyable as that one.

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Location: chuluota florida
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Welcome to The Forum and enjoy! Any pics?

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Location: Brisbane Australia
Local time: July 21st, 2018, 9:58 am
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My Bike Models: 1981 GL1100 Vetter "Rats Nest"
1987 CBR1000f Naked "The Pig"
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Welcome from Oz. Congratulations on getting a sister to your original bike. :salute:

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Local time: July 20th, 2018, 3:58 pm
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My Bike Models: 1985 GL1200 LTD (2)
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Welcome from Vancouver Island. Great bikes these GWs. Was at the Toronto International bike show and a fellow at one of the booths thinks these older GWs will be around long after the newer crop is gone. Have fun.

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My Bike Models: '83 gl1100 A,I,&S
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Welcome to the fun. I hope this one is as good as you remember them.

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Location: Lebanon, PA
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My Bike Models: 1984 GL1200 Standard - 19,000 miles

1987 GL1200 Interstate - 63,000

1996 CN250 Helix -27,000
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Location: Chandler, Arizona
Local time: July 20th, 2018, 4:58 pm
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My Bike Models: - '97 Valkyrie Bumblebee Tourer that Honda never made!

- '78 GL1000 - custom and evolving

- '79 CBX-Z - a work in progress


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Welcome!

'78's are the best looking. And most trouble-free. And most desirable. And the only year capable of time travel.

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My Bike Models: Restored '82 Standard GL1100 (with '83 engine) Hondaline bags.
'81 GL1100 - Gave up the ghost to give life to the '82!
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Welcome to the site from New Jersey! :clapping:

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Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Local time: July 20th, 2018, 4:58 pm
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My Bike Models: 1986 Aspencade SEi
1978 GL1000
2004 VTX 1300C sold
1979 KZ 1000 ltd wrecked


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Welcome from SLC!

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Location: Kingston, Ontario
Local time: July 20th, 2018, 6:58 pm
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My Bike Models: '78 GL1000


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Thanks for the welcome,
No pics yet I left it in the trailer until it warms up a little. It was an hour digging out of the guys shed yesterday when I picked it up. -25 c yesterday and today. I’ll post some pics once I get it in the heated garage.

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Location: Centralia Illinois
Local time: July 20th, 2018, 6:58 pm
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My Bike Models: 78 GL1000 (for sale)
84 GL1200I (parts bike)
84 GL1200I
85 GL1200I
86 GL1200A (for sale)
88 GL1500I


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And the only year capable of time travel.


The flux capacitor on mine must be broke because the Time's Arrow on my 78 only points to the present. I want to go back and educate a 20-something young guy about the poor choices he made. Think he would listen to an old fart? Probably not, since I never did.

I seem to travel in one direction only and just get older. Do you have a schematic showing where on the 78s the capacitor is located?
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My Bike Models: '83 gl1100 A,I,&S
'78 cb750k,k,&k
'74 cb550
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Welcome!

'78's are the best looking. And most trouble-free. And most desirable. And the only year capable of time travel.


I won't admit to any time travel, but I am curious about the reliability factor. Is there consensus that '78's are any more reliable than some other years near that vintage?

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My Bike Models: 1986 Aspencade SEi
1978 GL1000
2004 VTX 1300C sold
1979 KZ 1000 ltd wrecked


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Welcome!

'78's are the best looking. And most trouble-free. And most desirable. And the only year capable of time travel.


I won't admit to any time travel, but I am curious about the reliability factor. Is there consensus that '78's are any more reliable than some other years near that vintage?


Oh boy , here we go :popcorn:

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