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I had a Vulcan 750 for a couple of years and I spent a lot of time combing through dealership websites trying to decide what I wanted for my next bike. I finally got it, a 2011 950 Tourer. I'd worried about several things - is it big enough for 2-up, does it have enough power, the foot boards dragging. Well, I've answered these for myself. It's absolutely big enough for 2-up riding, my gf & I fit just fine on it. I got it a week ago and a friend and I rode bikes on a 1500 mile round trip to Colorado. And, even though I was sure I wasn't going to drag the foot boards, I've done it twice in the past 3 days. Scared the you-know-what out of me the first time. :) Anyway, I like my bike a lot, although the seat isn't the softest I've ever ridden on.
 

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You're gonna love that bike, but a piece of advice if I may. Join the legion of 950 owners who have swapped out the OEM seat for an aftermarket brand. Search the forums and you'll find a wealth of information on all the different models.
 

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Postmaster is correct. I have a Mustang seat and it's very comfortable along with a gel pad. Quite a few of the 950 owners I know have upgraded their factory seats.


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I've bookmarked the website. Thanks for that info. I was already figuring I'd have to shell out a minimum of $500 for a new seat. Cutting that in half (or less) would be great. Took my lady for her first ride on it today. She liked it and it fit us both well.
 

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A less expensive seat mod is the Air Hawk II. My 74 year old butt didn't complain on a 6100+ mile ride last summer - Ohio to Washington state and many points in between.

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You will love the bike I promise you that. I know I love mine. I put the Mustang seat on it with backrest.. A world of difference!!!! I took a long ride last night and I had more problems with the jeans I was wearing than the seat.. LOL
 
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