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Can anyone recommend tire pressure for front and back tires for solo riding and 2up riding? Also, should the shocks be adjusted? I have a 2014 c50 BOSS.
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I never changed my tire pressure for solo vs 2up, never had any issues.

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I never changed my tire pressure for solo vs 2up, never had any issues.

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Also, when riding 2 up, you'll know whether the shocks need adjusting after just a few good bumps.

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what pressures you running now?

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B.O.S.S.Lady. I think your recommended tire pressures are on the left side swing arm. At least they are on my '01. As far as shock adjustment, X2 on what bbqjoe said, but I'd imagine some adjustment will be needed unless your passenger is a featherweight.

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I ran mine at the recommended pressure and never thought twice about it.
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Wow. My m90 calls for 36 solo and 42 with rider...
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I thought this was going to be a Star Wars thread. I guess 2up isn't a droid.


42 in the rear all the time with or without. I never adjusted a shock yet.

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You may have to adjust the brake rod due to riding 2up. The added weight will compress the suspension and change the brake adjustment. Drum may rub, heat up, sieze, or not. Check the brake pedal for adjustment after she gets on the bike. I always took the adjustment out at least 2 turns.

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I'm so confused now
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