Originally Posted by nckjms
I'm going through somewhat of a similar dilemma currently. My fiance and I each have smallish bikes and she rides some but is very hesitant to try to go more than an hour from home. I noticed a used R1150RT for sale nearby for a good price with some nice farkles, and since she had test-ridden one with me before she was very enthusiastic about possibly purchasing said bike for two-up riding. The problem is the purchase of this bike would necessitate the sale of one of our current bikes (likely her 650GS). So while I like the idea of us each one-up touring in the future, I realize the prospect of dragging her along on the back of my bike would be much more realistic.
That's a tough one. Short rides with both of you riding or long rides together. I've got a solution. Keep her bike and sell yours. Then your new primary bike will be the 1150 and you guys can still ride together or 2-up.