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Old 06-11-2011, 11:06 PM
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Can anyone offer advice on any suggestions to tell a passenger when riding for long periods of time or on trips.
 
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Old 06-12-2011, 07:16 AM
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Work out some signals for potty break, my butt is sore/break-time. Check out the mods to add a back-rest to your bike seat, if you don't have one. Don't go a 1000 miles on first trip, work up to it. Be prepared for it to take longer than you think it should, to get where you are going.

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Old 06-12-2011, 10:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Diggy_22 View Post
Can anyone offer advice on any suggestions to tell a passenger when riding for long periods of time or on trips.
Tell 'em to relax & enjoy the ride!

All joking aside, if you don't have communications set up, then the "signals" suggestion is a good one. Frequent breaks w/ passengers is a good idea. It keeps them fresh.

Just like a pre-flight check when getting prepared to fly, you want to tell your passenger what to expect, emergency procedures, etc. Hopefully, you won't experience the latter.

After a short period, your passenger should get comfortable w/ your style & adjust. Main thing is to share the ride w/ your passenger, not make them feel like they are just a piece of cargo.
 
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