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Good, Better, Best… MUSTANG! Upgrading The World’s Best Touring Bike

22 Oct

FB_Cover_F6BRemember the old “good, better, best” approach? It works great for household appliances like toaster ovens and dishwashers, but it begs the question “what is better than best” in the motorcycle world? People tend to have higher expectations for their motorcycle than they do of their toasters!

According to Honda, the new Gold Wing F6B takes the world’s best touring motorcycle, the Gold Wing, and makes it that much better. The new F6B is lighter, trimmer and leaner than the old ‘Wing. It takes the “good” features of the Wing and makes them a good deal better, starting with plenty of storage and upgraded performance. However we have found one area where better than best is available : The Seat!

Not saying the stock seat is bad, but Mustang’s all new Tripper Fastback is better by design. The 17″ wide front seat sits the rider about 1″ lower than stock for maximum control of the bike while stopped. With the Tripper-style seat, the rider is also positioned further back “into the bike” rather than perched on top, while the notch in the stepped seat offers a full 8″ of all-day back support.

Even better than the Tripper Fastback saddle from Mustang is our Tripper Fastback Deluxe model. The “Deluxe” version offers a Tuck and Roll pattern in the center panel for a “better than best” upgrade for the F6B. High style combined with luxurious comfort sounded like a good mix to our product design team, so the all new Tripper Fastback Deluxe was patterned after classic high-performance Mustang designs and intended to complement the luxurious feel of the F6B.

Adding to the comfort is the pillion portion of the saddle. The passenger seat is 14″ wide and is contoured to take pressure off the co-pilot’s thighs, so you and your passenger can now enjoy outstanding comfort and longer rides together. Both the standard and Deluxe Tripper Fastbacks are designed to work with or without the stock passenger backrest.

Don’t worry about “good, better. best” — cut to the chase and get the better than best option: Mustang!