Hello From South Florida

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Hello From South Florida

Post by travel_man » Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:39 am

I want to introduce myself, I am a suffering non FJR owner who says every time I buy a motorcycle I should have bought a FJR and saved me some money.

I live in Fort Lauderdale for now but I am building my retirement home in western North Carolina about 40 miles from the Dragon.

I currently ride a 2018 Honda ST1800. :D
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Re: Hello From South Florida

Post by CraigRegs » Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:46 am

Welcome Greg!

I'm sure as soon as you get a few more miles under your wheels, you'll figure it out.

Nice to see you here and looking forward to your contributions.
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Re: Hello From South Florida

Post by wheatonFJR » Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:08 am

travel_man wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:39 am
I want to introduce myself, I am a suffering non FJR owner who says every time I buy a motorcycle I should have bought a FJR and saved me some money.

I live in Fort Lauderdale for now but I am building my retirement home in western North Carolina about 40 miles from the Dragon.

I currently ride a 2018 Honda ST1800. :D
Soo...are you this guy?
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That's Greg Rice, serious LD guy from south Florida and participant in (at least) two Iron Butt Rallies. Don't think he'll mind me using his real name, since he uses it himself on his website. He's owned a string of white Gold Wings, but recently opted for a BMW RT over the 2016 Wing and the 2016 FJR.

Nice guy. Chatted with him a couple of times. He rode up with with 101stpathfinder, neaderthaler, and danh600 to Stagecoach last year.

<edit, 2 mins later> Checked the link, and he's riding a new 2018 Gold Wing. White, of course
If so, I believe you are going to be at Mac's Speedshop in Greenville, SC on Saturday at 1pm.

If that is so, and I can make it, I will head over with another Long Distance Legend, Griff. ;)
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Re: Hello From South Florida

Post by griff » Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:15 am

wheatonFJR wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:08 am
If so, I believe you are going to be at Mac's Speedshop in Greenville, SC on Saturday at 1pm.
If that is so, and I can make it, I will head over with another Long Distance Legend, Griff. ;)
Huh? Oh yeah, its Friday :lol:
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Re: Hello From South Florida

Post by gixxerjasen » Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:16 am

Welcome aboard. I've done similar to you. I crashed my FZ1 into the side of a car and was shopping FJR's for the replacement when a sweet clean Yellow and Black FZ1 was sent to my email and I bought that instead. Several years later, I was finally on an FJR. I loved that bee, but I haven't really looked back either, love my FJR.
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Re: Hello From South Florida

Post by Uncle Hud » Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:17 am

Welcome, sir, despite your obvious non-FJR status.
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Re: Hello From South Florida

Post by danh600 » Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:58 am

That's Greg Rice, serious LD guy from south Florida and participant in (at least) two Iron Butt Rallies. Don't think he'll mind me using his real name, since he uses it himself on his website. He's owned a string of white Gold Wings, but recently opted for a BMW RT over the 2016 Wing and the 2016 FJR.

Nice guy. Chatted with him a couple of times. He rode up with with 101stpathfinder, neaderthaler, and danh600 to Stagecoach last year.

<edit, 2 mins later> Checked the link, and he's riding a new 2018 Gold Wing. White, of course


Greg and I have mutual riding friends. We might have even met at one of the Florida RTEs that were popular for a couple of years. However I didn't get to go to stage coach. I think that was Dan Thaler(SP?). Not sure what screen name he posts under.

Welcome Greg!

I really wanted to do that ride around Lake O with you guys awhile back. I didn't have my FJR here at the house at the time. Plus, I seriously doubt I would have made all the laps.

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Re: Hello From South Florida

Post by jwilly » Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:12 pm

Welcome Greg, Watch out for Wheaton! You've been warned..
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Re: Hello From South Florida

Post by wheatonFJR » Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:34 pm

jwilly wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:12 pm
Welcome Greg, Watch out for Wheaton! You've been warned..
Geez, the guy just gets signed up and he's already got a warning!

:lol:
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Re: Hello From South Florida

Post by LKLD » Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:52 am

Welcome to the forum, Greg!
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Re: Hello From South Florida

Post by Uncle Hud » Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:28 pm

danh600 wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:58 am
Greg and I have mutual riding friends. We might have even met at one of the Florida RTEs that were popular for a couple of years. However I didn't get to go to stage coach. I think that was Dan Thaler(SP?). Not sure what screen name he posts under.
Oops, my bad. I only got the "Dan" part right, eh? Apologies, sir!
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Re: Hello From South Florida

Post by Harald » Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:25 am

Welcome to the forum.
ST1800, Huh? As skinny as they made the new Gold Wing, I guess you can get away with calling it that. :)

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Re: Hello From South Florida

Post by danh600 » Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:54 pm

Harald wrote:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:25 am
Welcome to the forum.
ST1800, Huh? As skinny as they made the new Gold Wing, I guess you can get away with calling it that. :)
Ha. He made me look. I went to the Honda website just to see if there was something new.
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Re: Hello From South Florida

Post by Harald » Wed Oct 31, 2018 11:24 am

I think Honda got tired of people calling the Gold Wing a Wingabago or a Hondapotamous, so they slimmed it down. :lol:

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