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How do you prepare for two up riding?

What, if anything, do you do to prepare your bike for two up riding. I have noticed a lot more tire wear when riding two up.

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I bought a motorcycle because my wife said that I couldn't! Now I have two and she still says I can't have another one!
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More preload, both front and back.

Other than that? Nothing......... its ready to ride!
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As for tire wear, I usually run the Kawi recommended pressures, but a when the bike is heavily loaded you may want to run higher pressures. Just make sure you don't exceed the max pressure the tire is rated for.
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We need to do another ride!

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yes we do!
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Earplugs.
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hmm, personally I just flip down the pillion footpegs and we good to go

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Flipping down the footpegs is all I have done so far and I always wear earplugs!

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Tell the passenger to get comfortable and keep there butt glued to the seat. If a passenger starts moving around at low speeds it can be hard to keep tje bike balanced
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We jump on the Gold Wing and go. Sorry, couldn't resist.
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