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post #1 of 26 Old 05-19-2010, 04:54 PM Thread Starter
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Does anyone know anything about this seat...looks like it could be a cure for the dreaded numb dink. Saddlemen's website makes no mention...


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It looks like a reasonable shape. With my stock 650 seat I feel like I'm sitting on my cahoonas all day. I'm trying to add foam under a stearns pad to get a shape thats not so bad.
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I hated the stock seat. It wouldn't take long riding for pain to set in. I upgraded to the gel seat, and now I can ride comfy all day.
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Virtually all better bicycles come with channeled seats nowdays. Both my road bike and my mt. bike have then. I still get tingly dingus after a couple of hours. That said they are light years better than by old seats.
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I can't find an application for the DL on their website... Do you have anymore information on this?

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Where did you find the picture??

Best suggestion, email them, and ask.
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Where did you find the picture??

Best suggestion, email them, and ask.
This picture was in the most recent edition of Motorcyclist.

I emailed the company a few weeks back but have had no reply. The seat in the picture looks nothing like any of the gel channel seats on their website which are predominantly sport bike.

Saddlemen make the gel Vstrom seat sold by Suzuki so one would figure that they have the technology to build this seat for a Vstrom...unless Suzuki says otherwise.

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This picture was in the most recent edition of Motorcyclist.

I emailed the company a few weeks back but have had no reply. The seat in the picture looks nothing like any of the gel channel seats on their website which are predominantly sport bike.

Saddlemen make the gel Vstrom seat sold by Suzuki so one would figure that they have the technology to build this seat for a Vstrom...unless Suzuki says otherwise.
Do they make one for a ZRX1200R, cause it looks a little like that seat too, the Corbin my last bike.


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Do they make one for a ZRX1200R, cause it looks a little like that seat too, the Corbin my last bike.

Now THAT is a seriously nice machine!!
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