Goldwing Travels and Adventures around Asheville


  • I’m Not Dead! (But I did replace the steering head bearings)

    I’m Not Dead! (But I did replace the steering head bearings)

    The winter has been long but I finally arise from my slumber! Since buying the Trashwing one of the issues I’ve noticed with it is that the steering often feels “floaty” and the bike is overly-eager to dive into ruts in the road. Additionally, it always felt like it wanted to pull to the right,… Continue reading

  • Rebuilding the Forks

    Rebuilding the Forks

    I rebuilt the front forks late last year, here’s some pictures from the process! First of course the bike is jacked up and front tire removed. These bikes have such a neat retro-future “speeder-bike” look without the front wheel/suspension: Next the forks were removed, and I had to disassemble them. Honda made a specialty tool… Continue reading

  • Replacing the Clutch

    Replacing the Clutch

    The clutch in these GL1500s is tough. It’s hard to kill them. So when I was trying to identify potential causes to the shifting issues I was having, I didn’t put the clutch itself very high on the list of things to be considered “the issue”. Still, at this point, I’ve rebuilt all the hydraulics,… Continue reading

About Me

A software developer in the western part of North Carolina puttering around trying to see the sights.

About The Bike

I ride a 1988 Honda Goldwing. The bike was purchased in poor condition and rebuilt from the ground up.