When can I carry a pillion passenger?

When can I carry a pillion passenger?

When can I carry a pillion passenger?

There are no age limits for carrying a pillion, but the person must be able to reach the footrests and hold on safely.

Can I have a passenger on my motorcycle?

If you are riding with a new passenger, make sure you explain where on the bike gets hot so that they don’t burn themselves on the exhaust, for example. Pillion passengers must sit astride the bike, not sideways, and be at least eight years old. Only one extra passenger is allowed to be carried on the motorbike itself.

Can 2 people sit on a motorcycle?

You’re not allowed to carry a passenger on a bike with no passenger foot rests. Bear in mind you’re responsible for your passenger’s comfort, too. Never ride with a passenger squeezed together with you on a single-person seat: if the bike has no two-up seating, there will be no passenger on that bike.

How should a pillion passenger get on a motorcycle?

The rider gets on and leans the bike onto its sidestand. The pillion can then stand with their left foot on the left pillion peg and swing their right leg over the rear seat. Keep your weight to the right to counteract the pillion’s weight while it’s concentrated on the left peg.

Should a passenger on a motorcycle lean with the driver?

When the driver takes a turn, you shouldn’t try to lean into the turn either. Instead, let your body be neutral, where you’re not fighting or leaning into the turn. By staying neutral, you help the driver maintain control over the motorcycle, as they can predict how you’re going to move each time they hit a turn.

Can two people ride a Harley Davidson?

You can ride two up on a Sportster by changing seat and suspension and you’ll be good to go. I rode two up coast to coast and back (Connecticut to San Fran) with my wife. Not for everyone but it can be done with relative comfort.

Can you carry a pillion passenger on a 125?

Once you have passed your Practical Test, you will have a licence to ride any machine of up to 125cc, so long as it’s power is restricted to 11kW, without L-plates and you may carry a pillion passenger.

What does riding B * * * * mean?

“Riding bitch” is an American expression, somewhat crudely denoting sitting between two other people in a car or truck, where the transmission housing often forms a hump in the front or back analogous to a pillion. In the Philippines, riding pillion is called “riding in tandem”.

How long should you wait to ride with a passenger on a motorcycle?

If your passenger isn’t tall enough to reach them, wait until they’re a little older before you take them for a ride. For a longer journey, adjust tire pressure and suspension according to the recommendations in your motorcycle manual.