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post #1 of 8 Old Nov 27th, 2007, 5:43 pm Thread Starter
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I presently own a 94 gw and have it forsale to upgrade to a 08 or a 07 LT. My wife loves the gw and I'm concerned about the rear seat on the LT setting higher. Can you get an arm rest for the LT? I really want to switch to an LT but I need to keep her happy. Anyone have experience with the two concerning co riders? Thanks!
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post #2 of 8 Old Nov 27th, 2007, 5:47 pm
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In many cases, It was the co-rider who finalized the purchase of the bike by the comfort of the rear seat. Yes, you can get several different types of armrests for the rear seat. They're all pretty pricey.

My wife climbed up on the back of the LT and said, "Yep, This is what we need to have." It was all over..

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Most pillions prefer the LT's 'queen seat'. As was mentioned - that's often *the* deciding factor on choosing between an LT and a GW. Mama dun spake her choosen!

And yes - arm rests are available from several manufacturers - several styles around. My YL wouldn't hear of having them though - not quite sure why, but like I said. 'She dun spake' and I ain't gonna argue none.

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These are the good one's! http://www.eagle-i.us/

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My SO did not like sitting up high and complained about the wind buffing. I have the comfort seat by BMW, which she loves. She also loved the armrest and floorboards, which is all aftermarket.

Our you getting your LT from Dusty's (Miller BMW), Tallahassee?

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My wife loves the comfort of the bike but hate the fact she sits higher than me. My previous bikes, H-D's and Hondas, she was hid behind me and "felt" more protected. I have arm rests, passenger floor boards and soft touch seat on the bike.
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How she feels behind you is going to depend on how tall you are. I'm 8" taller than my wife and she doesn't get any wind buffeting behind me but she sits high enough to be able to see over my shoulder. If I were to ride a GW she wouldn't like it because she would have to look around me to see ahead.
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My wife love the fact that she doesn't have to look at the back of my helmet. I also changed to a CeeBailey wind screen for the both of us. I had to ride on my buddy's 06' GW on the freeway and hated it, very harsh rear seat.

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