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post #1 of 10 Old 01-10-2014, 04:01 PM Thread Starter
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Good seat for tall riders on long trips?

Gearing up my '09 for a long trip and would like to have something more comfortable to sit on. I'm 6'6" so wouldn't like to go with something that will bring my position few inches down (like corbin). Any thoughts, suggestions?
Sargent? Anything less expensive?
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post #2 of 10 Old 01-13-2014, 10:33 AM
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Seat Concepts tall. Lowered pegs. Bar risers.
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post #3 of 10 Old 01-13-2014, 01:41 PM
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I'm only 6'2". I have a Sargent with an Alaskan Sheepskin on it. Pretty dope combo.




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+1 on the Alaskan sheepskin. That has helped more than anything else I've tried
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post #5 of 10 Old 01-14-2014, 03:37 PM
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Which Sheepskin?

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I'm only 6'2". I have a Sargent with an Alaskan Sheepskin on it. Pretty dope combo.
I also have a Sargent seat. I've looked at the Alaskan Sheepskins online, but I'm not sure which will fit the Sargent seat the best. Which Sheepskin do you have?

Thanks.
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Pretty sure this is the one. They're really nice folks though. I'd just call and rap with em. Tell them exactly what you want. They might hook you up, too.

http://www.alaskaleatheronline.com/s...e--dsh-/Detail

Mine only covers the front part of the seat.




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I've got one of these.
It's swell!
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Pretty sure this is the one. They're really nice folks though. I'd just call and rap with em. Tell them exactly what you want. They might hook you up, too.

http://www.alaskaleatheronline.com/s...e--dsh-/Detail

Mine only covers the front part of the seat.
Thanks!!
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Thanks!!
Sure thing, brother.




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You need my whole bike. I put lift links on the suspension before I ever rode it. Then added a corbin style seat for comfort. It's a tall ride even with the seat changed, with the stock seat it was even taller. Pictures on here in old threads.

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