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Yes, I know Suzuki and Seat Concepts make taller seats (I have both, both are good). I think Sargent also makes a tall seat?
 

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Corbin also would make you a 'Tall' seat.

On my old ZRX1200 I was able to 'make' a tall seat by using a Bead Rider and placing black closed cell foam underneath. It also allowed me to adjust the foam to 'fatten' the profile to prevent sliding forward.
NOTE: I'm 6'5"
 

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thanks for suggestions, I'm 6.1 and stock is a bit low so i could use an inch or so higher.
 

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If you haven't already done it, think about Ricks footpeg lowering kit. I'm 6'1" and found thats all I needed on my 1000. I do just enough offroading that having all the ability to reach the ground(On uneven surfaces) helps. The taller seat would have hindered that.
 

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I like to stretch the old (70 this years) knees out. I installed Rick's peg lowering kit and had Terry Adcox build a seat 1" higher and 1" back. Works great! I'm 6' and 32" inseam.

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6’1” and 34” inseam. I added the Adventuretech peg lowering kit with gearshift extender and the OEM tall seat. Ergos are now much better. I imagine there are more comfortable seat options but I’m happy with results so far


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how much taller is stock oem seat? I bet it's expensive too <img src="http://www.stromtrooper.com/images/smilies/icon_smile.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Smile" class="inlineimg" />
picked it up today with no time to compare it yet. First look it seems to be wider and taller. When installed on the bike I noticed so far that there is more room to move back and forward. I got it used (like new in fact) but the tag on plastic bag says $229.
 

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I bought the tall OEM seat after I rebuilt my stocker at Russell, I wanted a second seat. The Suz tall seat seems to be the same seat just with a bit more padding to claim some fraction of an inch more height. Like the original seat, the shape is all wrong, it is too narrow, and when combining these with the soft foam that you'll sunk through, it is not a seat I'd recommend as an upgrade to the factory seat. My butt and back hurt with my 10 mile work commute, but it is fine for the daily commute to bake in the sun all day, trips to the dealer's shop, and other times where I want to keep my Russell out of the line of fire. I'm 6' tall, 200#, and a 30" inseam.

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I bought the tall OEM seat after I rebuilt my stocker at Russell, I wanted a second seat. The Suz tall seat seems to be the same seat just with a bit more padding to claim some fraction of an inch more height. Like the original seat, the shape is all wrong, it is too narrow, and when combining these with the soft foam that you'll sunk through, it is not a seat I'd recommend as an upgrade to the factory seat. My butt and back hurt with my 10 mile work commute, but it is fine for the daily commute to bake in the sun all day, trips to the dealer's shop, and other times where I want to keep my Russell out of the line of fire. I'm 6' tall, 200#, and a 30" inseam.

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everybody arse is different i believe as stock v-strom seat is almost perfect for me and my pillion, 10 hours in saddle and no complaints :)
 

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everybody arse is different i believe as stock v-strom seat is almost perfect for me and my pillion, 10 hours in saddle and no complaints :)
This is true and consider your self fortunate. 10 hours on the stock seat would have had me in an ER begging for morphine. My custom tall Russell cost $600 and for me it's a orthapedic bargain :wink2: I just did 3,402 mile in 11 days and never a thought about the seat or arse.
 
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