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post #1 of Old 09-10-2009, 04:46 PM Thread Starter
Tom Schmitz
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I have fallen in love, and got it all over my face...

Back in 1984 I had to let go of this:



The wife and I put many happy miles on that bike, up and down and criss crossing California.

Lately I have been lamenting the fact that there are no really nice, true, middle weight touring bikes anymore. All the stuff that is set up for touring is 700 pounds and 1300cc.

While that may be just the ticket for some, I'm way more interested in something along the lines of the old Silver Wing, the Zuke GS550, the Yammy XJ650. You know, middle weight bikes that you could put a Windjammer and some bags on and go for a weekend.

And then, on a chance visit to the Honda site, I see this:



My knees are weak...

Tom

Last edited by Tom Schmitz; 09-11-2009 at 01:29 AM. Reason: wan't '82, it was '84 - we traded it on a new '84 Mustang...and I got the '74 Capri.
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