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Online David

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Saddleman RS Explorer seat?
« on: April 05, 2017, 03:22:50 pm »
My '08 Concours stock seat sucks!  I have to have my air hawk on it for any ride over 50 miles or my butt gets numb.  My girl friend hates the passenger seating position as she slides forward and has to use her legs to hold her self back and can only last 50 miles.  She can't use the air hawk I bought for the rear because then she slides on the seat even easier and gets tired faster.  I see very little discussion on the forum about this seat and no one mentions anything about the passenger riding position.  Is it flatter so there is less lean forward for the passenger?  Does anyone have a picture directly from the side so I can see the seat pocket?  How about driver position and getting pushed into the tank compared to the stocker? Comfort?  I am 6' - 180 lbs with a 32" inseam.  Thanks for your thoughts.  Baldwin or Russell are out budget wise for now as I am getting Steves Evo reflash next week.

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Re: Saddleman RS Explorer seat?
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2017, 03:31:21 pm »
David,
Many aftermarket seats are offered with the option to change the passenger section. Some come with the driver only changes. Many do not offer any changes beyond their "normal" product. You can get a Seth Laam for about the cost of a Saddleman but with custom tailoring to fit your needs specifically. 
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Re: Saddleman RS Explorer seat?
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2017, 03:35:55 pm »
I have that seat..... I'm 6.2 260 and I needed to have the front reshaped so I wasn't pushed into the tank. My wife loved it as a passenger.
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Re: Saddleman RS Explorer seat?
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2017, 02:33:25 pm »
Matt, Thanks for the tip on Laam.  I had not heard of him before. That would be an off season project and I would need a better idea of what I want before I pop for one.  He sure has some nice looking seats.  Kevin, can you ask your wife it she feels like it is sliding her forward like the stock seat does?  Was the driver portion better than the stock seat as far as pushing you into the tank?

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Re: Saddleman RS Explorer seat?
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2017, 12:57:26 am »
Sorry for the late reply... The Mrs said no. She wasn't sliding forward.
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