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Valkyrie Forum

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As requested this Forum is dedicated to the Valkyrie. Feel free to share

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Honda Valkyrie motorcycle
The Honda Valkyrie is a motorcycle that was manufactured by Honda from 1996 to 2003. It was designated GL1500C in the US market and F6C ("Flat Six Custom") in other markets. ... The Valkyrie was made in the United States at the Honda motorcycle plant in Marysville, Ohio.
Engine: 1,520 cc (93 cu in) liquid-cooled SOHC flat-6
Fuel capacity: 20 L (4.4 imp gal; 5.3 US gal)
Weight: 300 kg (660 lb) (dry); 721 lb (327 kg) (wet)
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There are already sites devoted to Valks.
a Valkyrie IS NOT a Goldwing,
If it was...... It would be called a Goldwing and not a Valkyrie.
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dontwantapickle wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:26 am a Valkyrie IS NOT a Goldwing
Correct, it is a Nekid Goldwing. You simply can't deny it's origin.
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Hmm, If it wasn't so early in the morning and I wasn't so lazy, I would attempt to create a list of parts that interchange between the two. It is a long list.
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GWRRA fought this battle years ago, when owning a GoldWing was a requirement for membership. After a years' worth of bickering and fighting, they declared a Valk as a Goldwing; it was a money thing; increased membership dues immensely. To me, it's kinda like the "dead horse"; who cares......BTW....Honda Riders Club also declared it a Goldwing......
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There are different models of Goldwings. Aspencade...... interstate.....valkyie.. etc. All made by Honda. all with "flat" engines. All owned by "brothers in the wind".
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Bummer. In the intro thread where WF has graciously accommodated members' request to add this forum, we've let it devolve into a debate.

I am one who appreciates the new forum. Thanks Whiskerfish! I'll add a bit of content soon, but am busy as heck today.
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dontwantapickle wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:26 am There are already sites devoted to Valks.
a Valkyrie IS NOT a Goldwing,
If it was...... It would be called a Goldwing and not a Valkyrie.
This forum was instituted at the request of several NGW members who also have Valks ... we’ve had a CX subforum for years ... didn’t hear you objecting to that ....

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....... and you don't hear me objecting now.
Just stating a fact.

It became pretty apparent to me that this site wasn't "Naked Goldwing " exclusive when a bike with a sidecar got voted botm.
Ultimately, I don't care what bikes get discussed on this forum..... I like them all.

But......I think that if my Valk was a Goldwing, it would say that on the title.
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I'm personally a fan, for two reasons.

--I just bought a Valkyrie

--I registered over on the VRCC forum a little bit ago, and without going into details... I like it better here.

(Oh, if any of the Mods feel like migrating my Valkyrie thread ("I Did a Thing..") over from the General Motorcycles page to here, feel free.)
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Bought myself a '98 Valkyrie (std) last year. Love the motor. Getting used to the rest of the bike. At one point last summer I was cruising along thinking what a great motorcycle it would be if we could put the Valk motor in my GL1200 frame. Slightly different seating position. Then I thought, well that's probably just what the 1988-2000 GL1500's are like. So I guess now I'm going to have to find and ride a 1500 'Wing just to see.
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looking forward to pics and build threads of the big hoss
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Seems like I "need" a valk now............ lolol :crosso lolol
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Dont forget, there is another Valkyrie based on the GL1800.

And that Rune thing.
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Thank you to whiskerfish for setting this up. action1 action1 action1
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