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Old 11-28-2012, 05:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Im lookin to upgrade to an aftermarket seat for my 09'M50. I have read alot of threads about ride comfort, price and durability. I realize that it is all in the eye of the beholder and for what purposes you ride. What i ahvent been able to find an answer to is there a seat that pushes the driver back i little. Im 6'2" anf already have johns kit to move my feet but think i would benifit from a seat the "feels" like im back a little further. Anyone got any ideas?


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Have you thought of having yours modified? Look at meancitycycles.com website. I'm having mine done next month.
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Corbin seats are often said to move the rider back a bit.
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Corbin seats are often said to move the rider back a bit.
They do, though they are very firm seats. I prefer a bit more cush for my tush.
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Im lookin to upgrade to an aftermarket seat for my 09'M50. I have read alot of threads about ride comfort, price and durability. I realize that it is all in the eye of the beholder and for what purposes you ride. What i ahvent been able to find an answer to is there a seat that pushes the driver back i little. Im 6'2" anf already have johns kit to move my feet but think i would benifit from a seat the "feels" like im back a little further. Anyone got any ideas?


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Check out grannucci seats. The ones they make are as far back to the fender as you will ever get bud(except riding without the seat at all or modding the fender and struts to move the whole assembly back which would very possibly not look very well) they can be ordered with saddle gel pad installed but theyre not gonna be well suited for long trips. Hope ghis helps
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The Ultimate Seat is extremely comfortable.

You can get it with or without the passenger seat and a backrest also.

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Old 11-30-2012, 10:14 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I checked out meancitycycles, very reasonable pricing! I think that might be the way to go for the money! Trent you will have to let me know how u like it. Thanks for the responses everyone!!!!


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+1 on the ultimate seat. Seating position remained the same for me. I've read that most aftermarket seats move the rider forward.
I have John's forward controls as well, but I also cut and welded an extra 2 inches in length to the shifter and brake. That also helped a lot.
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I have the Mustang and, contrary to what is out there, the seat sets you back and lower than stock. It's a bid wider in the front, so you THINK your higher but you are for sure down and back. Plus, very comfy.
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+1 on the mustang i have had mine for 5 years and have loved every mile i rode in it.
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