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For those who take on pillions and don't want them sliding around like one video I saw where a guy's girlfriend kept sliding into him and crushing his nuts into the tank (OUCH!), I found this Triboseat cover, which supposedly works really good. (I won't be having a passenger for awhile until I'm more experienced, so I can only base this off video and web reviews).

http://triboseat.com/

http://www.motorcycle.com/products/triboseat-antislip-seat-cover-review-86670.html

I sent them an email to see if they were going to have this available for the 300, and this was his response:

From: Gary <[email protected]>
To:
Sent: Thursday, March 14, 2013 2:42 AM
Subject: Re: Ninja 300

Hi
It is on the to do list, hopefully ready in mid April
regards Gary


 

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or a better way is to ride more smoothly and use the brakes/throttle more gentle & get the pillion to hold on to the grab points under the seat or hold on to your waist
Yeah, there's that. But, the added peace of mind for the pillion knowing they have additional traction is a benefit towards making them more comfortable and feeling secure, right?

I say this because part of the "Brittany Morrow" story being that she was fighting against the wind pushing her off the seat and her trying to stay on it while not crowding the rider too much when she fell. Granted, it sounds like the rider should have slowed down if the winds were that bad. But, it's one more piece of safety equipment to help secure the pillion.

Quoted from this site:
http://www.rockthegear.org/index.php?/testimonials/view/brittany_morrow_the_roadrash_queen/

Approaching mile marker seven on highway 550, I noticed that I had to start fighting the wind to stay behind Shaun without pulling on him too much. I placed my hands on the gas tank and pushed myself into him as much as possible without crowding him. As we came around to the right and went down the hill, we kept accelerating. I was scared, but thought I could handle the force of the wind as it suddenly picked up much more than in the moments before. I started to slide back on the seat and felt the cool air fill the small space between my chest and Shaun’s back.
I felt a rush of wind hit my face like a brick and our bodies separated in an instant; my visor had come completely open. The force pulled on my face and helmet so hard that it sent my head up and backwards, ripping my entire body off the back seat with it. I remember thinking that if I grabbed Sean’s t-shirt I would pull him down with me, but it was already too late to try and grab a hold of him.
 
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