The 2006 Honda Goldwing GL1800 Is Not "Your Daddy's Goldwing".
The handling and agility of the beautiful machine belies its size and weight, thanks to an amazing suspension and aluminum racing frame. The Europeans have absolutely nothing over this amazing bike in terms of handling. People are already referring to the 2006 Honda Goldwing as "Legendary".
Dressed in what Honda calls "Dark Red", it is a beautiful machine. The color shifts from red to purple depending on how the light hits it.
Here are some specs of this amazing 2006 Honda Goldwing GL1800
Engine and transmission Displacement: 1832.00 ccm (111.79 cubic inches) Engine type: Six cylinder boxer Stroke: 4 Compression: 9.8:1 Bore x stroke: 74.0 x 71.0 mm (2.9 x 2.8 inches) Fuel system: Injection. Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) with automatic choke Valves per cylinder: 2 Fuel control: SOHC Ignition: Computer-controlled digital with three-dimensional mapping Cooling system: Liquid Gearbox: 5-speed Transmission type final drive: Shaft drive (cardan)
Physical measures Dry weight: 372.9 kg (822.0 pounds) Seat height: 739 mm (29.1 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. Wheelbase: 1,689 mm (66.5 inches) Chassis and dimensions Rake (fork angle): 29.2° Trail: 109 mm (4.3 inches) Front suspension: 45.0mm cartridge fork with anti-dive system, 5.5-inch travel Rear suspension: Pro-Arm single-side swingarm with Pro-Link single shock with computer-controlled spring-preload adjustment with two memory presets Rear suspension travel: 104 mm (4.1 inches) Front tyre dimensions: 130/70-R18 Rear tyre dimensions: 180/60-R16 Front brakes: Double disc Front brakes diameter: 296 mm (11.7 inches) Rear brakes: Single disc Rear brakes diameter: 316 mm (12.4 inches)
With only about 16300 original miles, this 2006 Honda Goldwing GL1800 will provide years and years of incredible riding pleasure to its new owner.
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