The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > SPORTSTER MOTORCYCLE FORUM > Sportster Motorcycle Seating and Luggage
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Notices

Sportster Motorcycle Seating and Luggage Here is where you post discussions about seating and luggage

Active Threads
0 First start question
Last Post: Fivecats
Posted On: 37 Minutes Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 1,369
0 HSR idle mixture screw
Last Post: sml1226
Posted On: 49 Minutes Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 4
0 Automotive Motor Oil In Sportster
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 275
0 Snippets
Last Post: Crusty
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 493
Views: 67,685
0 KT - 2021 - You're In It Now
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 11,729
0 Hammer 1275 clang noise, slow oil feed, kinked crankcase vent.
Last Post: Turbo Sporty 48
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 1,405
Views: 93,347
0 Keep & Kill
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 24,616
Views: 1,451,369
0 Should I buy a Sportster??
Last Post: riceburner
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 528
Views: 214,138
0 Not funny... I Crashed it....
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 2,021
0 Q cams in 73 xlh ??
Last Post: Ferrous Head
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,707
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 51,985
Views: 8,748,047
0 Front deflection
Last Post: denguy
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 35
0 what are acceptable oils for primary ?
Last Post: brucstoudt
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 2,280
0 What song do you have stuck in your head?
Last Post: iNSaNeSHaNe
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,413
Views: 257,297
0 This week on Craig's list
Last Post: Fivecats
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 5,366
Views: 875,000
0 Do Loud Pipes in fact save lives?
Last Post: Steve9
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,605
Views: 313,837
0 Stroker pistons
Last Post: Ferrous Head
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 77
Views: 4,159
0 Ran out of gas.
Last Post: Hellbent_4
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 167
Views: 26,733
0 Food porn
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,495
Views: 576,118
0 This is gonna hurt.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 8,901
Views: 2,072,386
0 Best seat for long rides
Last Post: Diogenes415
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 145
Views: 41,459
0 need help with 68 XLH
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 365
0 Finally some nice weather in the northeast!
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 6,168
0 2021 Iron Butt Rally
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 132
Views: 13,814
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 32,089
Views: 3,727,663
0 Was your 1st bike a Sportster?
Last Post: riceburner
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,052
Views: 293,755
0 Valve Stem Seal ID
Last Post: BruceM
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 157
0 78 Ironhead switchgear parts
Last Post: bustert
Posted On: 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 120
0 video & pics
Last Post: cal43
Posted On: 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 425
Views: 42,599
0 Hot Chicks on Hot Bikes
Last Post: cal43
Posted On: 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 12,519
Views: 2,908,687
More...
Members Birthdays
black pearl (77), SDREDD (60), pig (58), BonRu (56), wandawells42 (52), cbass (48), HawkeyeTX, SxysCowboy (38)
View Poll Results: Which of the following seats do you feel is the best for long hours comfort ?
Saddleman Explorer Special 5 1.85%
Saddleman Renegade 4 1.48%
Corbin Close solo 26 9.59%
Mustang wide solo 219 80.81%
LePera Sorrento 17 6.27%
Voters: 271. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #91  
Old 9th February 2019
Folkie's Avatar
Folkie Folkie is offline
Brass Nut
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Western Weald
Posts: 47,122
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200CB
Sportster/Buell Year: 2015
Other Motorcycle Model: CRF250L
Other Motorcycle Year: 2017
Reputation: 19407225
Folkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 60Gunner View Post
I'm really surprised more of you aren't saddling up with C&C seats.
I wanted to get one at one time, but they wouldn't ship outside of the US.
__________________
Folkie
Super Moderator
South East England Riders



There is nothing at the end of any road better than may be found beside it. Edward Thomas (1878 - 1917)
Reply With Quote
  #92  
Old 9th February 2019
Diogenes415's Avatar
Diogenes415 Diogenes415 is offline
Flat Track Racer
 
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: KY & MI
Posts: 242
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200C
Sportster/Buell Year: 1998
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XL1200C
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2000
Other Motorcycle Model: Buell Thunderpoon
Other Motorcycle Year: 2000
Reputation: 385172
Diogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond reputeDiogenes415 has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I've tried Corbin, Mustang, Seat Concepts, Le Pera, Drag Specialties, Saddleman and several others over the decades and AFAIC none were any better than OEM. I'm presently using a Biltwell Solo 2 on my main bike, a 2000 Sporty hard tail, and it's comfortable enough for 700 mile days. I guess just about anything is comfortable enough once you've broken your ass in.
__________________
What did you expect? I wasn't supervised.
Reply With Quote
  #93  
Old 9th February 2019
Folkie's Avatar
Folkie Folkie is offline
Brass Nut
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Western Weald
Posts: 47,122
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200CB
Sportster/Buell Year: 2015
Other Motorcycle Model: CRF250L
Other Motorcycle Year: 2017
Reputation: 19407225
Folkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default

My Seat Concepts seat (on the CRF) is definitely better than stock.
Reply With Quote
  #94  
Old 9th February 2019
60Gunner's Avatar
60Gunner 60Gunner is offline
Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: United States
Posts: 3,057
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200/1250C
Sportster/Buell Year: 05
Reputation: 3315981
60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute60Gunner has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Comfort is about as subjective as best looking I think. Take the sundowner for example.
Quite a few say it's comfortable but I've sat on one and it's way too thick, wide, sits too high, and if I recall, moves the rider forward a little. Everything I DON'T want in a seat. Throw in the ugly factor( one of the ugliest I've seen actually), and it's at the bottom of the list for me.

And I was somewhat mistaken on the C&C Solo seat I want. While I like the look of the Lopro Solo, it's the Solo I think is more comfortable with the better lower back support and the stay put factor on take offs.. You sit IN the seat , not on it. I'm afraid I'd slide back too much on hard take offs with the Lopro but the look rocks.

I'm actually liking the looks of the 2up fastback now that I look at it too. The way it flows into the fender is better than the Solo but other than that they're the same seat. Really not much of a 2up which is fine but can be in a pinch. In fact I'm really leaning towards it more than the solo now.

Whichever of the 2 I end buying, it will in leather.

Last edited by 60Gunner; 9th February 2019 at 07:37..
Reply With Quote
  #95  
Old 9th September 2019
Joe_jeep's Avatar
Joe_jeep Joe_jeep is offline
Harley Engineer
 
Join Date: Apr 2019
Posts: 336
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200L
Sportster/Buell Year: 2010
Reputation: 267769
Joe_jeep has a reputation beyond reputeJoe_jeep has a reputation beyond reputeJoe_jeep has a reputation beyond reputeJoe_jeep has a reputation beyond reputeJoe_jeep has a reputation beyond reputeJoe_jeep has a reputation beyond reputeJoe_jeep has a reputation beyond reputeJoe_jeep has a reputation beyond reputeJoe_jeep has a reputation beyond reputeJoe_jeep has a reputation beyond reputeJoe_jeep has a reputation beyond repute
Default

i have a le pera bare bones, no gel pad.
the fender is more comfortable!
but nothing looks better!
Reply With Quote
  #96  
Old 2 Weeks Ago
Gold Member's Avatar
Gold Member Gold Member is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Posts: 656
Sportster/Buell Model: XLCH
Sportster/Buell Year: 1972
Reputation: 131839
Gold Member has much to be proud ofGold Member has much to be proud ofGold Member has much to be proud ofGold Member has much to be proud ofGold Member has much to be proud ofGold Member has much to be proud ofGold Member has much to be proud ofGold Member has much to be proud ofGold Member has much to be proud ofGold Member has much to be proud ofGold Member has much to be proud of
Default

"Never be afraid to trade comfort for awesomeness!"

-guy on a forum I read
__________________
Stop by my build thread:

http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2076933


Four wheels move the body. Two wheels move the soul. Three wheels move the bowels.
Reply With Quote
  #97  
Old 1 Week Ago
Crusty Crusty is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Cheviot, OH
Posts: 2,000
Sportster/Buell Model: XL 1200 CX
Sportster/Buell Year: 2016
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XLH 1000
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1978
Other Motorcycle Model: XL 1200 R
Other Motorcycle Year: 2005
Reputation: 6820422
Crusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond repute
Default

My bike is both comfortable and awesome.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 03:27.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC