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  • Offline brenchley   us

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    TTSE moved on...
    on: Jul 19, 2021, 06.26 pm
    Jul 19, 2021, 06.26 pm
    So, I sold my 2014 TTSE - it had almost 87,000 miles on it, all good miles.  Unfortunately that meant that there wasn't much financial value left.  Looking to trade it in, some dealers were not interested in it at all, or, if they were, they only offered a nominal value.  It was taking too long to get parts, 5-10 business days, for the most part and it seemed that the cost of inspections were increasing.  Hopefully, the new owner will get enjoyment out of it...

    I replaced it with a 2021 Honda Gold Wing Tour - it's about 142 lbs heavier than the Trophy but the weight is carried a lot lower, so to me, it doesn't feel any heavier.  It's also a little narrower than the Trophy.  It's more like a sport tourer than a touring bike like the older Gold Wings.  Oddly, for a touring bike, it has no DC power outlets, other than a USB connector in the front storage.  I've ordered the Trophy left side, hinged hella plug to install in a similar position on my GW.

    In any case, I plan on sticking around here for the foreseeable future mostly because this is a good forum.

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    Re: TTSE moved on...
    Reply #1 on: Jul 19, 2021, 06.48 pm
    Jul 19, 2021, 06.48 pm
    Enjoy the new bike and ride safe  :028:
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    Re: TTSE moved on...
    Reply #2 on: Jul 19, 2021, 07.07 pm
    Jul 19, 2021, 07.07 pm
    That's a good looking new ride!  Enjoy it and be safe.   :002:
    Ride safe, ride often!

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    Re: TTSE moved on...
    Reply #3 on: Jul 19, 2021, 08.40 pm
    Jul 19, 2021, 08.40 pm
    It should serve you well!
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    Re: TTSE moved on...
    Reply #4 on: Jul 20, 2021, 01.26 am
    Jul 20, 2021, 01.26 am
    brenchley, ride safe and enjoy that good looking new toy. Cheers.  :821: :028:
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    Re: TTSE moved on...
    Reply #5 on: Jul 20, 2021, 02.23 pm
    Jul 20, 2021, 02.23 pm
    Not too many of us sell our Trophy to get a heavier bike.  :020:
    Enjoy your new ride!

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    Re: TTSE moved on...
    Reply #6 on: Jul 20, 2021, 02.46 pm
    Jul 20, 2021, 02.46 pm
    *Originally Posted by Saddle Tramp [+]
    Not too many of us sell our Trophy to get a heavier bike.  :020:
    Enjoy your new ride!

    Yeah, I know...  Sometimes you just have to go against the grain.  It handles light...   :156:
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