Passenger Backrest options on a R1200GSA

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by DiamondLie, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. DiamondLie

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    What are the options? Thinking back I believe I have heard of Bakup, BestRest and maybe Pirates Lair? I know I need something to accommodate the missus as we have sold the full dress HD and the GSA will now be handling our two-up journey's. I don't need a riders backrest as I am fine with the Russell Day-Long Saddle just the way it is s this is just for the pillion rider.

    Speaking of the Day-Long saddle...any thoughts about potential clearance issues with any of the backrests?

    Anyone have a mint used one they want to part with?
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    hyena Been here awhile

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    I've got the Pirates Lair stealth backrest on my 2009. Girlfriend loves it. I have dual Russell Day Long seats. No clearance or interference issues. I would buy the Pirates Lair again in a heartbeat. 10 seconds to take it off when GF is not on board. Top quality mounting hardware.

    No connection to Pirates Lair. I did enjoy working with them.
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    You have the factory side panniers, the factory top box has a padded rest available for the front of it. That is what we use.
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    Thanks...spoke with Jerry at PL today. His is not compatible with the GSA. GS only.
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  6. DiamondLie

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    Side panniers and the top box don't come as a kit. I don't have (or want) the top box.
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    sati8d REALLY?

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  9. Pongo

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    Ya, its just an option, that's what you asked for.
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