Quick Answer: What do you wear on the back of a Harley Davidson?

What clothes to wear on a Harley?

Motorcycle Safety Gear — Dress Right When You Ride

  • Think Safety. You should always think of safety first. …
  • Helmets. There are several types of helmets out there such as full-face, open face and skull caps. …
  • Eye Protection. …
  • Jacket. …
  • Gloves. …
  • Pants. …
  • Boots. …
  • Rain Gear.

What should a pillion wear?

You should advise your pillion to wear warm, waterproof and protective clothing, preferably something fluorescent in the daytime with a reflective strip for night time riding. They should wear proper boots and gloves and must wear a proper helmet that is correctly fastened.

Why do bikers not wear helmets?

The most frequent reasons for not using a helmet were the heavy weight of the helmet (77%), feeling of heat (71.4%), pain in the neck (69.4%), feeling of suffocation (67.7%), limitation of head and neck movements (59.6%) and all together, physical discomfort was the main cause of not wearing a helmet during motorcycle …

Is it scary to ride on the back of a motorcycle?

So you’re about to take someone on their first ride on the back of a motorcycle. It’s probably as scary for you as it is for them. Out there at the very end of the subframe, the passenger actually has more influence on a bike’s dynamics than you, the rider.

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Is riding with a pillion difficult?

Slow down and take it easy

Being a pillion isn’t easy and it can be a nerve-wracking experience for anyone who’s never done it before. Therefore you should hold back on the speed and try to ride as smoothly as possible.

Can a pillion passenger use a phone?

New South Wales

As previously mentioned, NSW drivers can be penalised if their passenger is using a phone which has a display that is visible to the driver.

What licence do I need to carry a pillion passenger?

‘A2’ Restricted Licence (max power 25kW)

Once you have passed your Practical Test, you will have a licence to ride any machine (so long as its power is restricted to 35kW) without L-plates and you may carry a pillion passenger.