Have a chance to buy Lepera solo seat with back rest. currently running stock seat off FLTRX. Can anyone make a comparison, Lepera is Up/down, forward/back, good for all day or short trips?
The above quote was on rides less than an hour. The following is a post I made at the following link http://www.roadglide.org/22-seating-seats-backrests/219777-le-pera-maverick-seat-review-long-detailed.html, regarding the Le Pera Maverick as seen from Methos1979 perspective and after 2000 miles and one 300 mile ride with my wife.I was getting hot spots within thirty minutes on the stock seat, so, I purchased a Le Pera Maverick Smooth seat from Revzilla for $415.00. When I received the seat I wasn't in awe of its construction or beauty. My first thought was, eh, it's a seat. With that said, I have around 300 miles on it now and have yet to get any hot spots. In comparison to the stock seat it seems to be softer. I expected it to be firm. Not so. Some say that with this seat the back rest really isn't needed. In my case, I would like to have the back rest, however, I didn't want to pay $600.00 for the integrated back rest. It's still comfortable. I didn't feel too much difference in my position with regards to the handlebars and foot placement. It is narrower than stock, as you'll notice on the pictures. I haven't had my wife on back yet. She wanted to be up a little higher so she could see over my head. I'm six feet tall with a 32 inch inseam, if that helps. The seat has grown on me and I do like the way it looks. With the H-D passenger back rest on, it looks like a good match. You be the judge. Look at my photo album for pictures of the Maverick at:
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