I have a Corbin Rumble seat with Yamaha passenger peg relocation kit and 1000lbs spring. My girlfriend and I have gone on several long rides of over 200 miles and did a 600 mile overnighter. She says it's comfortable but not a touring bike. She not very big which helps, 5'3" 110lbs.
My wife likes it with the peg relocation and dual touring seat with backrest. I have an '03, but the '04 comes stock with a more comfortable passanger seat. I think the passenger pegs might also already be relocated on them...
All the low end torque of this thing makes lugging a passenger around very easy at slow speeds while doing some site seeing.
I doubt it is as comfortable as a full-fledged tourer, but it's a lot "sportier" than one.
Before you go to the dealer please note that the passenger pegs can be relocated but not with the stock "scud missle" exhaust muffler. Pick up a slip-on or a set of 2 into 2 straights before you lower the pegs. After you put on the exhaust of your choice you can see exactly how much you can lower the pegs. Personally, I have the BUB jughuggers and I lowered the pegs so that they are right in line with the swing arm pivot. That and a small Mapam back rest and I don't even know she's back there!
I have the peg relocation kit (a must) w/ISO Wings, MCEnterprises Sissybar and Barons 930lb spring. My wife likes the stock r/seat, says it's soft enough. Be sure if you have the stock spring, to crank it up quite a bit. We went with a heavier spring because we're heavier[B)][^]. If you haul some gear you will need a bigger spring anyway.
You can relocate the pegs for around$50, it lowers it 2" & brings it forward some. When I bought the Warrior after owning a V-Star, my wife looked at me and asked. "Did you buy this with me in mind. What could I say....
I heard a lot of whining back there also until I relocated the passenger pegs, a different seat, and adapted and HD Duece backrest for her. Riding is much more enjoyable these days, but about 100 miles a shot is all she can do before we have to take a break and let her stretch the legs and get some feeing back in her ass.
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