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Old 09-16-2012, 10:12 PM   #153
CaseyJones
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Originally Posted by zombiea View Post
hi,

I have a couple of questions.

1. I'm attracted to the adjustable backrest and think it might help my lower back. However, I wonder how much cushion the rider gets when you hit a large bump at speed? Does the bike absorb the shock, is it transmitted up your spine, legs?

2. I'd like to be able to commute with this bike going a true 55mph. Is 55mph for 20 minutes a shot too much for this bike? Does it get buzzy?

appreciate the help
Zombiea
The backrest is not "adjustable" - it's either upraised or down. Seat position, forward or back, is adjustable - but except for small women, everyone is going to want it all the way back.

What the previous poster said about speed is correct. If you need higher speed, look for a Honda Big Ruckus - and prepare to spend three times the money for a good used one.
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