The #1 Tip for Motorcycling with a Pillion Passenger

19 Lie 2020
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Two-up riding can be an extremely enjoyable experience or a terrible one. Here's how you can ensure the first option.
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  • My dog is my pillion.

    K9K9Prieš dieną
  • I came here to look for strell's comment

    AV VlogsAV VlogsPrieš dieną
  • At 6'9", I feel "sailboat sam" at a personal level regardless of pillion or driver.

    Houston CallawayHouston CallawayPrieš dieną
  • Hey Ryan, really love the quality of your content. Have you ever considered making a series of videos where you just get to the fucking point?

    End Times ASMREnd Times ASMRPrieš dieną
  • People who already ride, make good pillions; unless they want to be jackasses and lean and fidget around to screw you!

    Vibhor WaseVibhor WasePrieš 10 dienų
  • Awesome! Now I just need someone willing to my Pillion... I'm so lonely T_T

    RooklessRooklessPrieš 11 dienų
  • Can cyclisimo Mario not do that on my Honda Grom

    Dr. SuplexDr. SuplexPrieš 12 dienų
  • Weighted Blanket Betty: Laying full on my back like a heavy weighted blanket, making steering a lot harder

    mag steelmag steelPrieš 12 dienų
  • Haha. I had a girlfriend named Stephanie and she would always move around when I was going up to a stop or leaving a stop and no matter how much I told her not to move around or adjust herself until I was up to a normal speed she would still do it. She would always let go at this time also and shift her weight around when I was going slow either to a stop or leaving one. One time I had told her not to twice already in like 10 minutes and she pushed down super hard to the right side as I was almost about to stop and the bike almost when down. I was already super annoyed because I went over that shit a thousand times so I yelled at her and she didn’t move around anymore after that.

    Cannibal NectarCannibal NectarPrieš 13 dienų
  • I give briefers to each new pillion. I explain things and dynamics to them such as: 1. Hold onto the sissy bars, or my kidney/waist belt only, never hold on to my shoulders, which would affect the way I control the bike. 2. Mount and unmount only upon my explicit instructions. 3. Keep the torso close to mine at all times including when leaning into curves and corners. Pass me a signal when the pillion's ass or body is already aching from too much riding. 4. Avoid falling asleep on longer rides as much as possible (applies only to my wife). 5. Enjoy the views from back there. I literally have to ask pillions to dismount if they can't follow these simple and sensible rules.

    Jeffrey OcayaJeffrey OcayaPrieš 17 dienų
  • Noodle-neck Nicole, lol. How can one not like this vid? So much useful info too.

    That SeventiesmanThat SeventiesmanPrieš 19 dienų
  • Ok i am a bad pillion , moon landing is banned

    Debarghya ChatterjeeDebarghya ChatterjeePrieš 19 dienų
  • I first rode horses and I was told to hold onto the saddle, not the "driver". Then the horses became useless when we got motorcycles, and I was told to hold on to the luggage rack/sissy bar.

    Spartan375xSpartan375xPrieš 23 dienas
  • My best rules; - Hold my waist (shoulders for guys) - Squeeze muh hips with your thighs - Sit straight, if you get tired lean on me but not too much (I'll shrug my shoulder if too much pressure), hold my waist and RE-TIGHTEN those thighs as well as put your head to the side or keep it straight, do not bump my helmet. - Lean WITH ME always. I do not lean on every single turn with a pillion as it is too much weight at lower speeds so I make sure to emphasize WITH ME. - Double tap ONCE if you need to communicate with me (I will do so at the next stop or slow down and lift my helmet) - Double tap TWICE if there is an emergency, I will stop as soon as possible. Final rule: I will go fast only when I think it's safe. (almost never)

    Qymar CorlettQymar CorlettPrieš 26 dienų
  • Animation is super hilarious🤣

    David SugrobovDavid SugrobovPrieš 28 dienų
  • I liked just because of the k-pop joke😂

    Mamta RaiMamta RaiPrieš 29 dienų
  • Dont. Tell them to get their own.

    Steven EvidenteSteven EvidentePrieš mėn
  • my wife always bumps her helmet to mine. relatable experience

    YhanYhanPrieš mėn
  • INDIAN'S here??😂

    MiThun GaliMiThun GaliPrieš mėn
  • Have anyone see a video about 2 guys and a monkey on a bike? that monkey know how to ride...

    KiyooneKiyoonePrieš mėn
  • This video, while educational, is not addressing the biggest question: what do I do if I have a no-way-no-how-am-I-getting-on-that--bike spouse?

    Iulian AvasiloaiaIulian AvasiloaiaPrieš mėn
  • To be fair, I prefer my passenger to not move. I tell them to imagine they are a tied down sack of potatoes. If they want to look into the turn, cool, just no leaning. I also ride. Cruiser so I got a bigger saddle.

    Carlos VargasCarlos VargasPrieš mėn
  • I’ve ridden with my teenage son behind me. He’s very good. “Lean as I lean” did the trick. Girls don’t get it until the 10th time but they’re light ha.

    Dave auf dem BMWDave auf dem BMWPrieš mėn
  • I always say pretend you're a bag on the passenger seat 😆

    RedhawkRedhawkPrieš mėn
  • I'm the best passenger

    NashimuNashimuPrieš mėn
  • Always been my problem. Drop dead gorgeous women dressed in bikinis wanting to ride pillion. Then I wake up.

    steve taylorsteve taylorPrieš mėn
  • So the #1 tip to ride with a pillion is "to understand the pillion"🤔😁

    Aum SathAum SathPrieš mėn
  • My I ask why Terry has F9 shirt ? Easter Egg !?

    Rahul MenonRahul MenonPrieš mėn
  • My worst pillion experience.. I was dating this girl in college, she had no interest in bikes. One day she said, "Hey my friend jenny loves bikes, do you think you can give her a ride?". I'm like "sure, do you know what size helmet she needs?" She's like "her head is about the same size as mine". I say, sure bring her over and we'll ride. Next day, I go to my girl's place and fucking Fenny is there. What I wasn't told is, Jenny weighs at least 110kgs. I'm on a 250 bike and I weight 80Kg... I can't say no without looking like a massive douche... My last hope is, maybe her head won't fit inside the helmet. Amazingly it somehow does. Defeated, I mount the bike. Jenny mounts the bike and my lower back. I know if bike leans over more than 5 degrees, we're done for. Sketchiest 10 minutes of my life follows. I can't touch the throttle at all, because as soon as I do, we wheelie. Handlebards don't care about my input at all. The bike just goes straight. We somehow survived the experience. Jenny is happy as a pig in a sty. I'm considering my life choices. Good times.

    flankerflankerPrieš mėn
  • Bikes used to have hand grips at the back of the seat. This made it 1000% safer and more practical to pickup a passenger. The entire talk: "Hands go here. Feet go here. Don't take your feet off the pegs until I say." I would not take a 300 lb pillion on a modern sportbike. I have done that with a 90's bike, no problem at all.

    Mildy ProductiveMildy ProductivePrieš mėn
  • my pillion does the turning.... i want to go right as rider but they want to go left !!!!

    QueenBeeQueenBeePrieš mėn
  • Loved the animation, clean, smooth, charming. Great job.

    Arnaldo FotoArnaldo FotoPrieš mėn
  • So one thing I always get conflicting input about: should the passenger/pillion lean with the rider or not?

    mcluhanmedia1223mcluhanmedia1223Prieš mėn
  • Dont you JUST HATE IT when your pillion counter balances her weight into a curve???

    M.R SteengreiM.R SteengreiPrieš mėn
  • Most of my lessons at driving school was with my teacher (or me) riding pillion, It felt wierd the first time I was alone on the bike...

    daionsavagedaionsavagePrieš mėn
  • imformative and funny! u.k biker.

    steve rightsteve rightPrieš mėn
  • Noodle neck Nicole! 😂😂😂

    AXD MusicAXD MusicPrieš mėn
  • Great cartoons and solid info. One thing I do with a new pillion is to stop after a mile or so and check that everything is okay. Oh, and one other tip; don't take a pillion whose dropped some lSD (I'm a rider from the '70s by the way).

    Ian GrimshawIan GrimshawPrieš mėn
  • 17 ka h ye launda.

    jayesh chandawatjayesh chandawatPrieš mėn
  • #1 tip - Tell them to buy their own god damn bike

    Hayabusa TKHayabusa TKPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Touchdown terry lol terry you put that foot down and I’ll break it off

    Press PlayPress PlayPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • 150 pounds.... nah bro

    jonjonPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • 😂😂😂😂

    deepan chakaravarthideepan chakaravarthiPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Everything else is Physics.

    waine doddwaine doddPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • And my wife can't even handle 60 mph. Hahahaha. One of the reasons why it took us more than 2 hours just for a 75 km ride. No regrets though.

    keni tinasankeni tinasanPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Dad was an MSF instructor and rode year round. I remember when I was finally old enough to ride pillion instead of on the tank. I also remember when I got good enough at being pillion, match his movements, to go for the long fun ride. Gold medal goes to my sister whom slept while pillion.

    Brian SmithBrian SmithPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I have ridden a BICYCLE OK PEDALS AND ALL, WITH 3 PEOPLE ON IT , ONE ONE THE REAR PEGS , THE ONE STEERING, AND THE OTHER ONE SITTING ON THE HANDLEBARS.

    Victor CaballeroVictor CaballeroPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Bravo. Great one RF9

    Schalk BurgerSchalk BurgerPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Nice

    Hernil SorianoHernil SorianoPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • This is why I ride a one seater bike. Might as well be in a car if there's two people.

    Rusty ShacklefordRusty ShacklefordPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Hahaha… this is funny!

    Lee NobleLee NoblePrieš 2 mėnesius
  • can you give a review about fuel injector cleaner and engine flash

    Jushua MengulloJushua MengulloPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • The rules for riding with a pillion.. don't ride with a pillion. My R1 is for me 😈

    B HB HPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • This funny af @ 1.5 speed. lol

    Keagan ThompsonKeagan ThompsonPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • animations are quality! hahaha the noodle neck got me good

    greatscottivgreatscottivPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Ookk I've had pillion who weighs about 55-60 kg but blends very well. He has awesome weight distribution Another pillion similar weight horrible weight distribution. I'm fighting his weight and then trying to ride I want to know how to be a good pillion how to lean when the rider leans

    Incognito HumanIncognito HumanPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I have so been noodle neck Nicole😂😂😂

    Joygernaut MJoygernaut MPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Couldn't agree more.

    bmw295bmw295Prieš 2 mėnesius
  • R you Joffrey from got?

    Soumyadip SurSoumyadip SurPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I legit got jumped by that truck

    william luckhurstwilliam luckhurstPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Did you find yourself in the homophobic situation?

    Yuri BorgYuri BorgPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • thanks man

    Ahmed TanvirAhmed TanvirPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Neva disapointed after F9

    W. K.W. K.Prieš 2 mėnesius
  • My GF was noodle neck, Nicole, then I changed my girlfriend...

    Vivek S KumarVivek S KumarPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Best tip is don't. If you ride solo and F'up, its your butt on the line. Two up it's someone else you probably care about as well.

    Charles PrattCharles PrattPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Is the red bike supposed to be a BMW F800?

    Jeff MossJeff MossPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • "BULLSHIT SIGN LANGUAGE" 😂

    Kerlben CuizonKerlben CuizonPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • I've got a co-worker who moves around so much you'd swear he was dancing back there, he likes to pull his phone out and take videos lol. I had another guy I called captain morgan cause he wouldn't want to get too close so hed put his fists on his hips and id see his elbows in my mirrors.

    Christian CartmaleChristian CartmalePrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Very good brother thanks from India

    satish vasanesatish vasanePrieš 3 mėnesius
  • That was fun

    clapton79clapton79Prieš 3 mėnesius
  • 2:46, the ultimate anti simp

    Jonathan WilsonJonathan WilsonPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Meanwhile, South East Asian guy who ride a scooter with his wife, two kids, and their big ass grocery is laughing

    Needmore27Needmore27Prieš 3 mėnesius
    • I’ve seen this in Mexico. Guy was riding with his wife behind him probably a 7 year old kid whine her and a baby in between the mom and the dad and they also had some plastic bags on them.

      Cannibal NectarCannibal NectarPrieš 13 dienų
    • with no protection gear

      Rishiraj DeoriRishiraj DeoriPrieš 28 dienų
    • That's how we roll y'll

      Chinmay VeerkarChinmay VeerkarPrieš 29 dienų
    • South asian here

      CHANDRA SEKHAR GHOSHCHANDRA SEKHAR GHOSHPrieš mėn
    • Broo it's India 😂...🙋‍♂️🙋‍♂️

      MiThun GaliMiThun GaliPrieš mėn
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    Syed khaja NizamuddinSyed khaja NizamuddinPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • My pillion feels more comfortable after i've fit backrest at my top box. And Yes - comunication is a key - we've got this: 2xtap in shoulder, after i know she need to stop (radio is better but more expensive) PLUS: We start with small round "around the block" and checking few options.

    Stan leyStan leyPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • I have 1 rule: No passengers. Bike time is me time and I dont want the responsibility.

    TwigTwigPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Ive been pillion, ive been rider, if had pillions. Having a pillion who is little to no weight and knows how to ride you might forget they are behind you. Having a pillion that is double your weight, and knows how to ride, steering may be more challenging, since is more towards the rear instead of center. If you can't communicate during, its best kept at low speeds or stops, even if you have to speak up.

    Undeadlurch GamingUndeadlurch GamingPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • The best ones just sit back there they don't lean the just sit and relax if they move when you move you have to counter everyone they make so its better for them to just sit still and become part of the bike if the bike leans she needs to relax and go with the flow not super lean in to it

    Deric000Deric000Prieš 3 mėnesius
  • The worst pillion I've got was a homophobic harry, dude would keep sliding away from me every time his lover body touches my back, I told him not to move cause the bike would loose its balance, I was going 50 km/h around a corner while he was doing this and had to stop and call a friend over to pick him up I at least got the free $50 and so did my friend

    ShoozaShoozaPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Hilariously, around the time this video was being released, I was taking my first FIVE HOUR MOTORCYCLE RIDE as a pillion rider, and we went up MOUNT EVANS, THE HIGHEST PAVED ROAD IN THE USA. I'd just turned 51. But, apparently I wasn't any of these characters, because we survived and I now own my own bike, lol. I didn't even enjoy that first ride, he needed to have a better rear seat and my butt was killing me but I think the spores on the bike (I think all of them give off spores) got their hooks into me and now I can't stay OFF my bike if it is even remotely decent riding weather.

    Angelaina MarieAngelaina MariePrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Excellent video!

    Brendon BentleyBrendon BentleyPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Anyone else disappointed he didn't do this in person with a passenger?

    SunhawkSunhawkPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • So fuckin wholesome!

    Gwarnine GamingGwarnine GamingPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Best way to have a passenger in a motorcycle: Drive a car.

    HΞLLBΞNTHΞLLBΞNTPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • The best pillion is the one who knows how to ride and keeps their mouth shut if I make a rookie non dangerous mistake while riding and keeps their comment after engine is off.

    Suvrath HegdeSuvrath HegdePrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Unless ur in India then you are riding a two wheeled SUV!!

    Mohamed AnsarMohamed AnsarPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • My dad used to grab my waist and try to steer me to other side of the road if he saw any big vehicle approach. Oh also, he would squeeze my lower torso with his knees so much, I felt like I was about to get ejected from my seat like a banana does when you squeeze it's bottom. He is a much better passenger now.

    Parikshit PrasaiParikshit PrasaiPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Its only gay if the balls touch.

    CyphlixCyphlixPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • This is honestly so true and even funnier for it

    Dimitri ChristyDimitri ChristyPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • This is one of those educational videos you remember for a lifetime. @FortNine, @Ryan, and @Daniel Cantor nailed it with this one! Great job! Still laughing.... at most of the comments too!!! :-)

    Sharp Lance ForgeSharp Lance ForgePrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Just discovered your staton!!! Soo professional and this video was super funny and informative!! Thanks for the great content!!

    Todd ShermanTodd ShermanPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • One pillion I had used to place her hands on my shoulders and when she was nervous she would unconsciously ‘steer’, which was quite amusing. The bonus was she would massage my shoulders on a long trip.

    Surya CoapySurya CoapyPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • My ex used to try keep the bike straight in the switchbacks of the Alps. We got divorced. No joke! My wife now is like a bag of potato’s. She sleeps in turns on the highway but she’s surprisingly alert when necessary. We rode 5000 miles across the USA

    Fabio PunkFabio PunkPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • These animated format is great! I would love it if you did more

    Jack ChalmersJack ChalmersPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • And dont start with your 101kg friends. Try it first with a kid, like the lil brother of your friend. And then start from there

    OIHDNUOC ,OIHDNUOC ,Prieš 4 mėnesius
  • we all kno u r a sony hater

    bedard.zindagibedard.zindagiPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • im doing my license for 125ccm motorcycles in a bit and one thing ive sworn myself, i will never be passanger on a normal bike (one without a sidecar lol) or drive the bike with someone on the back, idk i dont like it i guess

    SgtMaexxSgtMaexxPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • i relate to sailboat simon so much hahahaha

    Gaming DiceGaming DicePrieš 4 mėnesius
  • I have been riding for almost 4 years now and would like to ride with a pillion some day. However I tried to pillion my brother he’s about 160lbs I’m about 150lbs and from moving off I’m wobbling like crazy. I haven’t actually made it off my street as I don’t want to drop the bike if I go any further. How can I improve my balance with a pillion? Any advice?

    thephilosopherslegacythephilosopherslegacyPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • I've always pretty much said: Hold tight and close, keep feet at pegs always, at corners look from inside curve at leaning, double tap legs to stop and also do that when stopped before getting off from seat. That last one is most annoying. Even worse than counter leaning as that's something you'll notice almost immediately if someone does that even after telling how to behave in corners

    jothainjothainPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • I'll take homophobic Harry over Reach around Robbie

    Bill GilkersonBill GilkersonPrieš 4 mėnesius
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