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Baldwin Seat
« on: June 14, 2018, 02:32:15 pm »
I finally got my Baldwin Grand Touring seat. AWESOME! It must be 6 plus inches wider than stock. Brand new - it is so much better for me than the Corbin two piece I had plus I don't slide around on it. Looking forward to logging some miles on it. Now if I could just get those new tires mounted...
Thanks Loren!
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Re: Baldwin Seat
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2018, 06:16:53 pm »
I have to agree. I love my Baldwin! I had a modified Corbin 2 piece on the last connie and didn't care much for my friend's Laam seat - this one fit perfect!
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Re: Baldwin Seat
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2018, 02:38:52 pm »
I agree. Loren makes excellent seats!

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Re: Baldwin Seat
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2018, 02:44:15 pm »
Looks awesome, i'm running a Seth Laam with heat for the driver only...what does Loren charge? I assume you need to send him a seat pan too?
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Re: Baldwin Seat
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2018, 02:51:15 pm »
I'm not sure exactly. Pricing is very similar to Laam, maybe a little more. I made changes along the way and never added up the total. And yes he needs a stock pan.
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Re: Baldwin Seat
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2018, 02:54:13 pm »
Here is his site.

http://www.motorbikesaddles.com/
It appears that the Sport starts at $395, and the (2) Touring's at $425
Check with him. Customs extra's cost well uhh/err "extra" so hard to find a final a price for heat/etc.
I think you can build a seat on his site to get an estimate...

I didn't want his Sport seat nor his touring seat so he made me a custom sport/touring version.
He can do a seat in any optuion you want..

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Re: Baldwin Seat
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2018, 03:32:47 pm »
I planned on that exact seat, GT upfront and a Sport for the back. Wife decided she wanted the back done too just in case she ever gets on.
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Re: Baldwin Seat
« Reply #7 on: September 07, 2018, 09:35:41 pm »
About half the links on that site don't work. Anyone know when Loren will be taking new orders?

A heated Touring front/sport rear looks to be just the ticket, seeing how I'm not going to be taking many people on cross-country rides. Day trippers can ride with me on the accessory Kawasaki touring saddle I just bought.

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Re: Baldwin Seat
« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2018, 03:15:30 pm »
anybody out there got the Diamond Quilted Version of the Touring Seat??

I'm always interested in more cush for the tush, but not sure how much i'll have to give up in "sportiness" and ability to move around in the saddle in the twisties???

Im currently riding on Loren's GT solo saddle, and would like to upgrade to the 2-up grand Touring with backrest option.

Really happy with my Baldwin, and will likely stick with it!

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Re: Baldwin Seat
« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2018, 03:22:18 pm »
The one I had built is a custom Touring.
  Basically it's a Touring without the wings...

Works for me in the twisties, but has more support.

Ride safe, Ted
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Re: Baldwin Seat
« Reply #10 on: September 14, 2018, 02:24:39 pm »
Also curious if anyone has purchased the GEL option from Loren??

Even with the Grand Touring front, my tailbone has been getting very sore on longer days in the saddle.
Wondering if that will cure it??

I do have a boney arse.  :o

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