Who has the Fastest GL1000?

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Re: Who has the Fastest GL1000?


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156 is I think out of reach. Might could get close if everything was just right. I have not heard anything from Winston or the guys that have his bike regarding the future of it.
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I saw an indicated 125 on my new 76 when I wanted to find out just what it would do. It felt like it might have got a little more but I ran out of road. I never pushed it again. More impressive was that it would hold 115 for as long as I wanted (or had enough road or strength!).
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Re: Who has the Fastest GL1000?


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Everyone knows that the red goldwings are faster.

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Re: Who has the Fastest GL1000?


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dontwantapickle wrote: Fri Sep 15, 2023 5:18 pm No Cyborg, maybe go back and read the first post in this thread.
I said that it is Winston's bike.
My bike has only been 134.
When you posted about your Bonneville experience, I had the thought that possibly swapping in '83 1100 transmission gears (overdrive) just might get you over that hump, but not to 156...
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