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600 cc is completely adequate for two-up touring. You'd be able to ride two-up with a 500 as well. The issue isn't so much engine size as it is the accommodations on the bike - the seat and seating position.

I have a 2004 Hornet (599) and ride without a fairing or screen of any sort. The way you deal with wind is by your position on the bike. If you have a naked bike, you can't sit straight up; you need to lean into the wind a bit. That not only keeps the wind from pushing you around, but it causes the wind to support your torso -- that is, it takes some of the weight off your arms so you can ride with less effort.
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