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Say hello to ‘Dixie’

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Re: Say hello to ‘Dixie’

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Project bike "Dixie" - 1986 GL1200 Aspencade being rebuilt from ground up to be a naked 'wing. Build progress thread here: viewtopic.php?f=30&t=71959

Build log video: View it here

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Awesome. Thanks
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Congrats on a Great build and selection as Bike of the month for November!!

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Re: Say hello to ‘Dixie’

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Congrats on BOTM!
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Hello `Dixie ' !
Congratulations for achieving BOTM recognition tumb2
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Post by NotSoLilCrippseys »

Right on! Congratulations. The body work that gets the faux tank to flow into the side panels gives it a from-the-factory look.
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Thanks everyone!! Couldnt be happier with how it turned out.

Not much left I can do on her now but ride...need a new project!
Project bike "Dixie" - 1986 GL1200 Aspencade being rebuilt from ground up to be a naked 'wing. Build progress thread here: viewtopic.php?f=30&t=71959

Build log video: View it here

BOTM November '22
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Re: Say hello to ‘Dixie’

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Hi Sphen;
Nice build. 1200's seem to have been forgotten. I have been riding my 1200 since 2008.
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Post by Gowing »

Congratulations, yeah botm. Honda should have released a version new just like that.
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sphen wrote: Mon Aug 22, 2022 10:01 am FFAA7816-D088-4276-8B54-3DA14C7A1B6D.jpeg
that looks lik a real motorcycle. gotta dig it.
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Re: Say hello to ‘Dixie’

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Thanks everyone for the feedback!!
Project bike "Dixie" - 1986 GL1200 Aspencade being rebuilt from ground up to be a naked 'wing. Build progress thread here: viewtopic.php?f=30&t=71959

Build log video: View it here

BOTM November '22
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