That's a very uncomfortable position for pillions, being squeezed up against the rider. Helmet clashes are a p.i.t.a. too.fuster said:...Have her hold you with her arms around your waist and hands locked together if possible...
My reasons are far less noble than Spicer's.jrm said:...Q for those of you with a "no passenger" rule--Why? Just curious.
I think I'd have to run a combo of the answers. Add to that, on the FZR, I can all but ignore them. As wheelie prone as the YZF R1 is, and as much tinkering with the settings to get the front wheel to mostly stay on the ground, I have to agree with the point above about not wanting to mess with it.sidewaysducati said:My reasons are far less noble than Spicer's.
I don't want to get sued.
I don't want my bike being turned into a doorstop to be the fault of anybody but me (because then I'd have to kill them).
And I don't like to be messing with suspension settings all the time. I've got the suspension set up just right for me, and if someone else wants a ride, well, there are bus stops at nearly every corner.:2cents:
I told my girl to "be the bike" (get your minds out of the gutter), but she already knew how to pillion.Vash said:...You go to turn, and lean. The bike starts to turn. She leans the other way to sit "streight", and the bike starts turning less. You are forced to lean it more, she leans the other way. It becomes a wobble... Annoying as hell.