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Old 07-23-2013, 04:33 AM   #400
Young Old Fart
Joined: Mar 2012
Location: Western NC, Sarasota, FL
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Originally Posted by Bails View Post
I don't mean to be insulting but a Backrest on an Adventure Bike ? Do you have any idea how dangerous this set up is ? Broken backs a very big possibility in an accident !
I'm not insulted. You make a good point. My wife occasionally likes to take a ride with me and she does not feel comfortable on the back of the bike without some type of support behind her back. I only mount this when she is on the bike and needless to say I am a much more conservative rider with her back there and I never go off road when the two of us are on the bike.

I do think that you might be overstating your case a little since many of the larger touring bikes have built in back rests.
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