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I now have the stock seat and its not good at all for me , I also have a corbin seat , it is much better but I am short and makes me sit to far back to be comfortable , I was thinking of selling the corbin and getting maybe a sargent or seat concepts . Any feed back would be greatly appreciated.

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Have you tried the oem low seat?


It might also be in your riding position. People i know who ride straight usually complain more about back pains after a while, i tend to lean a little forward, or back on highways.
 

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I didn't have any height issues with the standard seat but I did get a sore tailbone. After consecutive long days it would be very uncomfortable. While researching alternatives I came across a post by Richland Rick for a free modification that has solved my problem. Basically, you remove the plastic ridge between the high and low sections of the seat. He posted photos. Don't know if it was new then, but I saw it last fall.
 

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I have had Sargent low seats on a couple of bikes. It will lower you about 3/4 of an inch and will provide all day riding comfort. You can probably sell the Corbin and cover most of the cost of a Sargent.
 

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Do you have risers? My Corbin and handlebar risers work well together on my 13 dl650. I'm sitting straight up with my arms relaxed.
 

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I have had Sargent low seats on a couple of bikes. It will lower you about 3/4 of an inch and will provide all day riding comfort. You can probably sell the Corbin and cover most of the cost of a Sargent.
I had a Sargent "regular" on my Strom. It looked like it was made for the bike and was comfortable. I do not have a reach issue, but the Sargent does have a narrow nose. The foam was more firm than stock.
 

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We've been using the AirHawk seat for a few years now and what a difference on long rides.

Does not matter what seat you have (stock or aftermarket). Unless you need to lower your ride with a low seat, these Airhawk's do the trick. you can do quite the millage in a day and they'll save your ass.

Plus, you can inflate or deflate to your preference.

Check it out, just google Airhawk Motorcycle seats

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I had a Seat Concepts seat on my '09 DL650 and rode it from Arizona to the East Coast and back. My longest stretch without stopping except for gas was from Dallas to Phoenix, a distance of 1070 miles. Oh, I did stop to eat fast food one time, a hundred miles from home.
 

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I had a Seat Concepts seat on my '09 DL650 and rode it from Arizona to the East Coast and back. My longest stretch without stopping except for gas was from Dallas to Phoenix, a distance of 1070 miles. Oh, I did stop to eat fast food one time, a hundred miles from home.
Welcome to AZ!
 

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We've been using the AirHawk seat for a few years now and what a difference on long rides.
Does not matter what seat you have (stock or aftermarket). Unless you need to lower your ride with a low seat, these Airhawk's do the trick.
You can do quite the millage in a day and they'll save your ass. Plus, you can inflate or deflate to your preference.
Check it out, just google Airhawk Motorcycle seats at AIRHAWK.NET
For about 20% of the cost of a new seat. I got mine off Craigslist for an even BETTER deal and now I have an "all day" seat.

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We've been using the AirHawk seat for a few years now and what a difference on long rides.
Does not matter what seat you have (stock or aftermarket). Unless you need to lower your ride with a low seat, these Airhawk's do the trick. you can do quite the millage in a day and they'll save your ass.
Plus, you can inflate or deflate to your preference.QUOTE]


I concur - I have 2 AirHawks so my wife can have the smaller one when going pillion. Both bought second hand when they came up at the right price.
I don't use them often but it's good to be able to transfer them from bike to bike (I have 3 choices) for really long days, over about 500 kilometres, in the saddle.

You could be waiting a while to find the seat you want to fit your bike and then find it's not all you want it to be
 

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Picked up a used Corbin with heat for my strom off Kijiji for $325. and after 50K would say i love it. I have Rox risers though which helps finding the sweet angle for my old hips. Enjoy the extra room to move around compared to the stock seat. My2cents
 

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I have the Seat Concepts on my '07 DL1000. Also the Rox handlebar risers. I've done nearly 500 miles in a day in good comfort. I did get off now and then to stop for gas and a stretch, but I never felt like, "Ugh, this is killing me, I have to get off this seat."

FWIW, I'm 6'2".
 

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Plus one for the Terry Adcox seat. He made one for me and it was fantastic in every way. He will build you one to fit however you like and you will love it.
 
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