How can a rider that is 6 feet 8 inches tall comfortably ride the same bike as a person 5 feet 3 inches? Try as they might the Motor Company cannot build a one-size-fits-all touring bike. This is one of the main reasons why there are thousands of companies making different bend handlebars, suspension lowering kits, and different designs of seats. We here at Baggers know that there is no better way to fine tune your bike than to properly fit you and your riding style then to swap out the OEM seat to one that fits your personal size and need. To aid you in your saddle-buying scenario, we have drummed up 13 of the world's top seat manufacturers and provided them some space to show off their best offerings.
Solo Combo Seat
$185.57 (888) 316-1994
This solo combo seat features a three button design and comes in a naugahyde finish. It is specially designed with a metal base plate that can be mounted in various applications, depending on the mounting kit. The front and rear seats are well padded for maximum driver comfort. All Corbin-Gentry seats are made right here in the USA.
C&C; Motorcycle Seats
$365 (562) 531-6185
The SportTour lowers the driver 1 inch and offers an 11 1/2-inch passenger pad. This seat is available with a removable driver's backrest, in a variety of stitch patterns with your choice of thread color to accent paint or graphics. You can also customize the seat with exotic hides, or embroidery.
$294.95 Call your dealer
These seats drop the rider 1-inch lower and are built with durable automotive-grade vinyl. The padding is a custom-molded foam that keeps its shape while delivering a comfortable ride. A thermoformed ABS plastic seat base with a fully-carpeted bottom protects your bike's finish.
Dual Touring Seat
$579 (831) 634-1100
This seat is designed with dual ergonomically sculpted rider positions that provide more square inches of body contact for proper weight distribution. High-density comfort cell foam provides a firm supportive ride that lasts indefinitely. This saddle also comes with built in support hardware for Corbin's adjustable backrests.
Road Beast Seat
$169.95 (800) 235-0272
The Road Beast seat features Mammoth's ComfortFoam, which is a special mixture of injection seat foam that lets you keep the low profile look, but lets you ride in comfort during the long haul. These seats are also available in assorted embroidered styles and colors
$299.95 (414) 343-4056
The Tallboy one-piece seat moves the rider back 1/2 inch and up 1 1/4-inch compared to the Original Equipment seat. The new position allows additional leg and arm movement for the long-limbed rider. The bucket design of the Tallboy seat also provides additional rider back support.
Russ Wernimont Designs
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Designed to fit with RWD's '08-09 Bagger tank, this seat offers a low-profile, design wide, supportive bucket seat for the driver, with a slim, contoured rear seat. Specially designed base allows the seat to drop down into the bike for the lowest riding position possible.
With over 30 years experience, Le Pera designed the Villain seat to provide exceptional comfort with a low, lean appearance. This seat can be ordered with different seating materials including gator and ostrich as well as different color vinyl or stitching at an additional cost.
Drop Seat Conversion Kit
$1,799.95 (877) FBI-BIKE
Made for 2009 Touring models, this kit drops the stock seat height 3-inches without altering clearance or suspension. With the '09s two-piece chassis, you can simply remove rear components, bolt on the FBI subframe kit, then reinstall stock components.
Tripper Comfort Seat
$149 (800) 243-1392
Mustang now offers a separate Tripper solo and rear seat version of their popular one-piece Day Tripper seat. Now you can ride solo on a sleek, low seat and still be comfortable.
$134.50 Call your dealer
The Shootout features a dropstitch design and is constructed from top quality padding and top cover materials. The Shootout seat is available with and without gel inserts and can be finished with either durable vinyl or rugged black leather.
HDT-1000 Bagger Seat
$260 (310) 787-8511
The Bagger Seat combines aggressive looks without sacrificing comfort for those long rides. Unlike the bulky stock unit, the HDT-1000 allows riders a much lower riding position without having to lower your bike. These seats are constructed with cast urethane foam and are covered in high quality naugahyde.
$314.95 (800) 397-7709
The Profiler is a slammed seat for two with narrow styling, and a thin profile. The seat pan is specifically designed to have a lowered stance, while the padding is constructed with a combination of variable density foam and SaddleGel covered with Saddlemen's durable, waterproof SaddleHyde, material.