Looking for 100+HP Naked Bike for Occasional 2 Up Recommendations

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by Scoobirex, May 5, 2018.

  1. Scoobirex

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    Just to be clear, my wife will not be manning the controls of this bike. It is an “us” bike that we will be using for 2 up riding.
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  2. Scoobirex

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    On another note, I started clearing out my stable so I can fit the new steed in. Red carpet and everything!

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    Just rode for an hour 2 up and the wife was very impressed by how smooth and comfortable the r12r was in comparison to my other two bikes. Thanks again for the suggestion!! Gratuitous photo attached.

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  4. Scoobirex

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    Thanks again guys!

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    Tripped1 Bitch called me a feminist.

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    Find her a padded top case.......trust me on this.
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    I started looking at Shad since BMW was twice the price.
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    Tripped1 Bitch called me a feminist.

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    Ah yes, I was eye balling the expandable Shad myself, but it wasn't worth it with having to swap out the baseplate as well (I already have a Givi set up).
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    WindBlast Recalculating........

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    I like my S1000XR for touring. There is one in the FM for under $12k with bags and GPS.

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    I've got a GSA and a R12ooR, both wet heads, low to mid range torque is where the fun is at with this motor. Perfect for the street and perfect for two up. I strongly suggest you give consideration to a R12ooR or GS, both are confy and capable of two up. Adaptive ESA suspension is simply outstanding. Integrated GPS is very convenient and provides access to bike related data as well. Oh, and shift assist pro is not to be missed. Take a test ride before you decide....

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  10. Scoobirex

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    I sat on one at the dealership. It was a little bit too high for my inseam and to reasonably balance the bike as my wife hopped on he back. The motor on the R12r and the seat height were the selling factors for me.

    Thanks Paul!

    I ended up with the R12R. Rode it to and from my job site today; about 80+miles round trip. It sure was comfy.
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    Wise chose, you're going to luv it. That bike was build to be enjoyed on roads like those you have in your part of the US.... except the engineers were on the road in the Alps! :nod

    Have fun, ride far, and be safe.... :smile6

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