What kind of aftermarket seat would you have on your bike

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What kind of aftermarket seat would you have on your bike

#1 Unread post by Rebeccaatthewell » Mon Jun 27, 2005 12:00 am

1. If there were no financial limitations.
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2. Realistically.
I am in the market for a new seat for my intruder, but I would like to know what you guys think are the best and why.
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#2 Unread post by Mer » Mon Jun 27, 2005 7:08 am

I still have the stock seat on my X, but if I was changing seats I'd get a Mustang Wide Vintage. I've sat on a friend's Mustang and it was very comfortable.
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#3 Unread post by rooster » Sat Jul 16, 2005 11:38 am

I believe for the best overall ride you cannot beat a Mustang Seat. I received my seat from Discountcycleparts.com. I think they have the best prices and best service out all the people I have ordered with.
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#4 Unread post by ZooTech » Sat Jul 16, 2005 2:45 pm

I had a Corbin on my NightHawk 700SC, and I currently have a Mustang on my Mean Streak. They are both high-quality pieces and they both transformed their respective bikes.

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#5 Unread post by Wizzard » Sat Jul 16, 2005 8:05 pm

I have a Corbin Gunfighter on my Intruder and it is extremely comfortable & I wouldn't trade it for anything .
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#6 Unread post by Gadjet » Sat Jul 16, 2005 8:23 pm

Ideally?

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#7 Unread post by Loonette » Mon Jul 18, 2005 6:45 pm

I know that I need a new, more comfy seat. You'd think that my own extra cushy rear would suffice, but it doesn't. After about two solid hours of riding, I become very uncomfortable - even starts to burn. I used to have a Mustang seat on my Shadow - that's probably what I'll opt for in the future for my Meanie. They make some nice saddles.

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#8 Unread post by ZooTech » Mon Jul 18, 2005 7:13 pm

Loonette,

The Meanie's stock seat looks better than most...but I agree, it's no good for rides >1 hour or so. Mine currently resides in my closet.

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#9 Unread post by Ladymx » Thu Jul 21, 2005 12:10 am

I hear the gel seats that are coming out are better then the corbin

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#10 Unread post by TechTMW » Thu Jul 21, 2005 1:03 am

I hear gel seats cause perspiration and swamp butt... :laughing:
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#11 Unread post by Loonette » Thu Jul 21, 2005 2:37 am

Swamp Butt?! Is that anything like trench foot? Sounds very smelly.

I'd like a seat made out of the Tempur-pedic stuff. We have one of their beds, and it's sweet. It cushions the individual's form. I think it would be pretty cool.

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#12 Unread post by ZooTech » Thu Jul 21, 2005 8:14 am

Loonette wrote:Swamp Butt?! Is that anything like trench foot? Sounds very smelly.

I'd like a seat made out of the Tempur-pedic stuff. We have one of their beds, and it's sweet. It cushions the individual's form. I think it would be pretty cool.

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I have 3" of memory foam and two latex pillows on my bed. Huge improvement (no more back aches!). However, with motorcycle seats it's the opposite...the more firmness the better the seat. The Corbin seat on my NightHawk was stiff as a board...and I thought for sure I had just wasted $200.00...but as it turns out I could ride that bike all day without a single problem, whereas the soft, sponge-like OEM seat gave me all kinds of hell.

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