seat question - Stromtrooper Forum : Suzuki V-Strom Motorcycle Forums
General V-Strom Discussion Talk about all things V-Strom not limited to just one of the above models

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 6 Old 11-27-2012, 11:44 PM Thread Starter
Stromthusiast!
 
jking's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: alabama
Posts: 12
seat question

ok here is the question,does anyone have any time with the corbin seat for the vee,i have a 05 that i have put a sargent on but recently rode a st1300 with a corbin and liked the feel but wonder about the seat on the vee,any info or experince would be helpful
jking is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 Old 11-27-2012, 11:51 PM
Moderator++
 
greywolf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Evanston IL USA
Posts: 31,586
Garage
I've moved this to the general forum. Corbin seats fit the Wee and Vee.

Pat- 2007 DL650A was ridden to all 48 contiguous states. 2012 DL650A is just getting started.
Nicknames I use to lessen typing, Vee = 2002-2012 DL1000s. Vee2=2014+ DL1000s. Wee = 2004-2011 DL650s. Glee = 2012+ DL650s
See http://www.stromtrooper.com/general-...nicknames.html

Please vote in the poll on what Strom(s) you have at http://www.stromtrooper.com/informat...-you-have.html
greywolf is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 11-28-2012, 01:18 AM
Stromthusiast!
 
USBYGS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Alaska
Posts: 81
I have a couple of summers on on one... It came on the bike when I bought it. It is a solid seat and comfortable for my wife and I. We put on lots of miles on a summer loving on the road for a couple months. I also have a Sargent seat on my GS that I prefer.

Only issue I have with Corbin is customer service. Had problems with my Hawk seat they made and I was blamed for it - brand new seat with a tear in the leather. It was resolved after a year and confronting them in person at a motorcycle consumer show.

I'd never buy a Corbin but also won't complain about the one on the V. It is wide when feet are down, so takes away some inseam, but with feet up you don't notice it.

Team Pterodactyl
Ride Hard or Stay Home
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
'06 DL1000
'01 R1150GS
'94 KLR 650
'88 Hawk GT
USBYGS is offline  
post #4 of 6 Old 11-28-2012, 02:12 PM
Stromthusiast!
Super Trooper!
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Posts: 25
I have one I purchased used but in like new shape. It was used very little. I guess the first guy didn't care much for it. I like it much better than the stocker but not in love with it. It is a hard heavy seat though.
A good friend picked up a used Vee with a Corbin already on it. Now his I LOVE. Not sure why that is. Perhaps it was made by a different person at the factory or maybe "broken in" by a different butt. Unfortunately, he won't trade and yup, he'd know if I switched under cloak of darkness as his has the ugly blue piping. Mine's all black.
I'm also 6' 4" with a 38" inseam. I like the height. It could even be taller for my liking.
STROMbeck
Stormbeck is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 11-28-2012, 05:46 PM
$tromtrooper
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: West of Atlanta , Ga
Posts: 1,440
I've put Thousands of miles on my bikes with Corbin seats under me. For me it's the cats meow (seats , like oil and tires seem to be very subjective). I bought my Vee with one already on it 4 months ago , have put 3500-4000 miles on so far , and love it as much. They are firm , do require break in , but I can ride 5-600 miles in a day and not have a burned up butt. I'm a big guy , their seat work for me. One guys opinion.
Black Rhino is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 11-28-2012, 09:02 PM
Stromthusiast!
Super Trooper!
 
swoody126's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: north central Texas
Posts: 334
corbin seat

i've had my CORBIN, on my '05 WEE, for about 10+k miles & it is ok

had a DAY LONG on my r1100gs, which was by far the best seat i ever rode

everyone's butt is different & responds to different stimuli

hope you can find a STROMER, or three, who will let you give their seats a ride, just to see which one fits your butt

shiny side up

sw

Everyone crashes. Some get back on. Some don't. Some can't.
--------------------------------------------------------
steve
--------------------------------------------------------
'05 WEE (LRW)
'99 DR TREE FIDDY SEX
plus several BRAND X
swoody126 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Stromtrooper Forum : Suzuki V-Strom Motorcycle Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome