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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 08-24-2012, 05:41 PM Thread Starter
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Best value for 1-2 hour seat

I've got the OEM seat. It feels really nice and soft for about 30 minutes and then its very uncomfortable. I don't see ever riding much beyond 2 hours. What is the best value for a 1-2 hour seat (medium firmness I guess that would be)? I like the keep the back seat rider option.

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Could get an AirHawk. I've put 750 miles in the seat in a day with one.... Twice.... MEDIUM 14"X14" is a good size for out scoots. On ebay it can be found for about $80 and up.

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[QUOTE=CW-]Could get an AirHawk.

X 2, well worth the money! I can ride 2-3 hours with no problems.

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Spencer seat mod. About 100 bucks. Google Spencer Seats. He just repads the stock seat with better material and recovers it using the stock cover. Great reviews.


Edit...ah, here's the link:
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Spencer seat mod. About 100 bucks. Google Spencer Seats. He just repads the stock seat with better material and recovers it using the stock cover. Great reviews.


Edit...ah, here's the link:
http://greatdaytoride.com/Home_Page.php
I'll have to back this up. Basically it's the best way to improve your butt's happiness without buying a $350+ seat.

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why stop at an hour or two.. go all day with a Corbin, Saddleman, or find a very sought after Mustang seat. also if you are wanting to go on the "Cheap" side look into stock VN800/900 seats or sporty seats.
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I modded my own stock seat, with my own custom padding and genuine leather cover....2 tankfulls easily !
NB...the older the Vulcan, the harder the base foam becomes...if one cuts even an inch from the top, it helps a lot...cut a lil more, add memory foam, and if ya got bucks, a Gel-pad...I did mine for $18 bucks....I can outride anyone but Old Dog distance wise...well, mebbe not V2k...



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apparently I am one of the few who had no real issues with the stock seat....rode in it for hours with no problem.

The wife on the other hand hated it, so I broke down and got a saddleman's and now I ride all day...and the wife is fine for about an hour or two....which is better than the 30 mile rest stops we had to take.
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why stop at an hour or two.. go all day with a Corbin, Saddleman, or find a very sought after Mustang seat. also if you are wanting to go on the "Cheap" side look into stock VN800/900 seats or sporty seats.
I can attest to the Mustang seat,, It makes my backside very comfy
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apparently I am one of the few who had no real issues with the stock seat....
Thats cause you got a chunkier butt than I do, lol....not, that I ever looked at yer butt, mind ya, but yer shorter and a bit stouter...



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