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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 09-08-2019, 11:39 AM Thread Starter
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I am planning on buying a new seat for my 15 RGS. i am 6'3" and have 14" bars. I am not very concerned about passenger comfort because I rarely ride two up, but I don't want a solo seat. I kinda like the Lucky Dave Seat, Maybe a Corbin. LePera, I just dont know which and I don't want to buy the wrong seat, I don't ride around town much I am more of a road guy, so I am looking for input from riders that like or hate their seats.
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I am planning on buying a new seat for my 15 RGS. i am 6'3" and have 14" bars. I am not very concerned about passenger comfort because I rarely ride two up, but I don't want a solo seat. I kinda like the Lucky Dave Seat, Maybe a Corbin. LePera, I just dont know which and I don't want to buy the wrong seat, I don't ride around town much I am more of a road guy, so I am looking for input from riders that like or hate their seats.
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Hopalong, I have a LePera Maverick, Stitched with Backrest and love it.
LePera's are very well made seats.
You may want to look at the LePera Maverick Daddy Long Legs model.
When I'm going to take a very long ride I bring my Air Hawk along, just in case.
Here's a link to The Daddy Long Legs. Harley Touring Model Seats by LePera
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post #3 of 21 (permalink) Old 09-08-2019, 12:47 PM
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G’day Hopaling48,

I put a Corbin touring seat on Lucille & love it. We do a lot of two up touring so it’s a dual tour set up. Had a single on my riddling for about 5 years & loved it as well.

They do seats for primarily one up riding which have somewhere for a passenger to sit.

Highly recommend you have a look at them http://corbin.com/harley/roadgld/ or at least sit on one on a bike.

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I found that the best way to pick your seat is when no one is looking.......I mean, throwing a leg over them. some of the bigger dealers may have trade-ins with non-stock seats. Or find one of "OUR" gatherings and ask for a test sit. Good luck!


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Those are both nice seats, I will need to look again on my computer at work. Personal shopping on work time. Priceless.

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I have been happy with the Mustang seat on my old ride, and the hammock on this one. I know you said you don't ride 2 up very much, but my wife prefers the hammock over the Mustang, but I think it because the hammock is the heated version...........

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Another vote for Corbin here, 7 years and 35k miles and going strong-still looks good.

I ride solo and have the classic close. One of my buddies has 3 Corbin seats and loves and uses them all.


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Since you’re tall and passenger comfort not that important, the LePera Daddy Long Legs would be a great choice. It sits you back a bit further and has good back support too. It’s ok for passengers too but for extra passenger comfort, I use my Harley Tallboy seat when riding two up. Like Mike U mentioned, the Airhawk is great to throw on any seat for extra comfort on long trips and I’ve used mine for years
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You cant go wrong with either LePera or Corbin for sure. If your patient you can pick up some stupid good deals on either seat on craigslist. My corbin with back rest in Ostrich was only $350 shipped from a guy on craigslist vs $1000 from Corbin. Just saying...
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post #10 of 21 (permalink) Old 09-08-2019, 10:10 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the comments, I like thinking about picking out a new custom seat but the idea of a nice used one and several hundred still in my pocket is even more apealing. New or used I like the Daddy long legs idea, I'm sure I cant go wrong with a Corbin. Or a Mustang. Or maybe a LePera Maveric. I guess there is a seat for every azz.
I really appreciate everyone jumping in, your experience means a lot more than a seat makers website.

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