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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 04-26-2014, 09:37 PM Thread Starter
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Which Would You Choose And Why?

Looking at a mustang two up seat and Cobra floorboards. Which would make long rides easier? Plan on both eventually but can only afford one now.

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Seat. Floorboards aren't high up on my list of items I want. A good seat does a lot for your back and butt. It can even help with your legs too.

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Seat is a must!

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I'll x3 the seat.

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I am going the opposite direction,I prefer having floorboards on any type of cruiser, being able to change foot position can do as much for you butt as some seats will. JMO

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I ditto Denny....floorboards for really long trips....ya can always add a cheap gelpad ir faux sheepshin pad to an existing seat...but when the arch of yer foot is diggin into a skinny peg fer hours, it gets painful....

Pressure on the arches of yer feet is actually a form of torture in some southeast asian countries...

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Build your floorboards and get the mustang seat

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On longer rides, even with the aftermarket air pad on the seat, my rump is what hurts, to heck with the pegs, get the seat.

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I agree with Slim....get the seat and make your own floorboards.
Knifemaker has a signature with a link to his design...easy to make and non-permanent if you don't love it.

I sold mine, now I wish I still had them....so I plan on making my own to replace them.
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I rode my 750 to tenn. twice from Michigan , and both times , the thing that got me the most was the seat. The further I rode , the more often I had to stop and take a brake because my but was sore .I started out planning on stopping every 100 miles. then it was 80, then 60. so I would defiantly go for the seat on this one .and yes , try and make your own floorboards if you can ,

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