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post #1 of 9 Old 08-12-2013, 10:13 AM Thread Starter
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Corbin flat seat

Just got my flat-man is it hard. it's nice 'cause it's wider but damn. I was expecting a cloud. Anyone else experience such rigidry with theirs...
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post #2 of 9 Old 08-12-2013, 02:34 PM
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Corbin Seat

The flat seat is pretty hard. I couldn't handle the butt spitting stock seat and have had the Corbin for about 3 years. It's hard but at least it allows one to move around a bit and take the pressure off. It will break in some (Corbin says) but I didn't notice that it got much softer. All in all, I like mine a lot.
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post #3 of 9 Old 08-12-2013, 10:22 PM
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Just got my flat-man is it hard. it's nice 'cause it's wider but damn. I was expecting a cloud. Anyone else experience such rigidry with theirs...
That is typical for Corbin.

And I'm here to tell you that it doesn't get much softer--if any--but your butt "might" get used to it.

If not, you should be able to sell it quickly.
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post #4 of 9 Old 08-13-2013, 12:48 AM
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I threw the walmart atv pad on mine and it made all the difference. I also found the seat a little to hard but could not ride on the stock seat any more than 20 minutes without discomfort. This combo I could pull 12 hour days.
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post #5 of 9 Old 08-13-2013, 07:48 AM
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Yes mine is a bit hard but it distributes weight better than the stock seat. Like others I put a pad under a sheep skin and good for a couple hours at a time easily
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post #6 of 9 Old 08-26-2013, 11:49 PM
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I ran a corbin flat for around 80,000 + miles. It broke in around 5000 and only got better with time. Never truely got soft, but conformed to my hind in or vice versa.

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post #7 of 9 Old 09-17-2013, 11:29 PM Thread Starter
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yes it is finally starting to feel good...
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post #8 of 9 Old 09-21-2013, 11:09 AM
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It seems that softer would be better but actually the opposite is true
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post #9 of 9 Old 09-21-2013, 01:33 PM
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My Corbin seat was as hard as a rock as well.
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