The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > SPORTSTER MOTORCYCLE ZONE > 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 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: sportytrace
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 40,511
Views: 6,214,951
0 Iree's late night cafe
Last Post: sportytrace
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 888
Views: 79,176
0 Titanium Retainers
Last Post: Tom Beckner
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 2,055
0 Street tracker
Last Post: 45Brit
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,298
0 Review: Progressive 490 shocks (13 inch)
Last Post: XLXR
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 71
0 Long commute
Last Post: lucifer_mr2
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 99
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Reverend G
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 6,556
Views: 466,192
0 Should I clean case for machine shop
Last Post: needspeed
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 169
0 Turn signal failure
Last Post: 45Brit
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 774
0 Clutch removal tools
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 28
0 crack in head
Last Post: slamtry
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 986
0 Honda Nostalgia
Last Post: 45Brit
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 141
0 Just picked up a 1977 XLCH
Last Post: Coolhands
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 373
0 Local noise ordinance
Last Post: brianbbs67
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 436
0 Primary oil leak
Last Post: brianbbs67
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 379
0 I recieved my new 1960 XLCH from New-Orleans
Last Post: brianbbs67
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 506
Views: 60,487
0 Need a source for Ironhead shocks
Last Post: brianbbs67
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 901
0 What are you drinking tonight?
Last Post: wandrur
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,894
Views: 99,791
0 My take on the world ~ Photo by Trace
Last Post: sportytrace
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 727
Views: 72,574
0 Do you use premium gas in your Sportster?
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,679
Views: 308,664
0 Lost posts !!!!!!!!
Last Post: doodah man
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 228
0 What did you do for your sporty Today?
Last Post: sportytrace
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 5,137
Views: 544,224
0 HAMMERPerf 90" In the Works
Last Post: MatHormell
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,508
Views: 154,209
0 No start, pull fuse and reinsert...starts
Last Post: sportsterdoc
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,034
0 Engine not running right.
Last Post: kkbii
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 76
0 THE Trainspotting Thread
Last Post: BSA Bob
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,945
Views: 193,023
0 What are you running for main jet in mikuni for a 1275?
Last Post: davesz1r
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 146
0 Problems with recently rebuilt transmission
Last Post: davixlrtt
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 135
Views: 9,263
0 Screw Loose's Repairs
Last Post: sportytrace
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 290
Views: 42,302
0 Tattoo poll
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 433
Views: 53,129
More...
Members Birthdays
Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 4 Weeks Ago
Pender1 Pender1 is offline
Greasemonkey
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 117
Sportster/Buell Model: XL883
Sportster/Buell Year: 2000
Reputation: 10
Pender1 is an unknown quantity at this point
Default Seat manufacturers closest to Corbin?

I've got a Corbin Gunfighter and absolutely love it, but the pillion is a bit...non-existent and I'm getting complaints. I looked at the Gunfighter and Lady but I've been hearing really poor reviews of Corbin as of late and they are way more expensive than a lot of the other brands. So my question is this, what brands are similar in firmness and the lower profile cut of the seat?

I'm have short legs, so the thin cut of the Corbin is nice for me. My cousin has one of the Mustang "tractor seats" on his sporty and I don't like it at all. It's too tall and soft. It's proven hard for me to find anywhere for me to try out seats for the old rigid mount sportys, so I'm looking for a little guidance here. Thanks.
__________________
CS slip-ons, Ultima 2000P, Hammer 1250 & forward offset a/c
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 4 Weeks Ago
koolbreeze koolbreeze is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Stewartstown, PA
Posts: 14
Sportster/Buell Model: XLH1200S
Sportster/Buell Year: 2003
Other Motorcycle Model: Harley FLHTCU
Other Motorcycle Year: 2017
Reputation: 41
koolbreeze is an unknown quantity at this point
Default

Sargent Motorcycle Seats http://www.sargentcycle.com/ I have a Corbin on my SV650 and a Sargent on my VFR800Fi & FJ-09. The Sargent is comparable to the Corbin.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 4 Weeks Ago
Pender1 Pender1 is offline
Greasemonkey
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 117
Sportster/Buell Model: XL883
Sportster/Buell Year: 2000
Reputation: 10
Pender1 is an unknown quantity at this point
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by koolbreeze View Post
Sargent Motorcycle Seats http://www.sargentcycle.com/ I have a Corbin on my SV650 and a Sargent on my VFR800Fi & FJ-09. The Sargent is comparable to the Corbin.
Looks like the only thing they have for Sportsters is they are a Mustang dealer.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 4 Weeks Ago
T^2's Avatar
T^2 T^2 is offline
Chief Master Mechanic
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Maryland
Posts: 496
Sportster/Buell Model: Nightster
Sportster/Buell Year: 2009
Reputation: 43580
T^2 is a splendid one to beholdT^2 is a splendid one to beholdT^2 is a splendid one to beholdT^2 is a splendid one to beholdT^2 is a splendid one to beholdT^2 is a splendid one to beholdT^2 is a splendid one to beholdT^2 is a splendid one to beholdT^2 is a splendid one to beholdT^2 is a splendid one to beholdT^2 is a splendid one to behold
Default

If not Corbin or Mustang... Might checkout Saddlemen (Explorer) or LePera (Maverick, Monterey, Sorrento). They both make similar seats to the Gunfighter & Lady...

Can't attest to their comfort... But I can say that LePera's build quality is excellent.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 4 Weeks Ago
jcasella's Avatar
jcasella jcasella is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Near Boston
Posts: 580
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200R
Sportster/Buell Year: 2004
Sportster/Buell Model #2: Team America 999s
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2007
Other Motorcycle Model: Ducati SC1000
Other Motorcycle Year: 06
Reputation: 33585
jcasella is a splendid one to beholdjcasella is a splendid one to beholdjcasella is a splendid one to beholdjcasella is a splendid one to beholdjcasella is a splendid one to beholdjcasella is a splendid one to beholdjcasella is a splendid one to beholdjcasella is a splendid one to beholdjcasella is a splendid one to beholdjcasella is a splendid one to beholdjcasella is a splendid one to behold
Default

I’ve had a couple mustangs, and lepera’s, one saddleman and one Corbin. Liked the mustang for comfort, lepera for looks, saddleman for fit (also short) and Corbin the least (too damn hard). Lepera is closer to firm but not as hard.
__________________
This is the "funnest" HD, ridden a few....Girls Bike her A$$!
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 4 Weeks Ago
Jollly Rogers Jollly Rogers is offline
Drag Race Champion
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 395
Sportster/Buell Model: 883 custom
Sportster/Buell Year: 2006
Reputation: 632418
Jollly Rogers has a reputation beyond reputeJollly Rogers has a reputation beyond reputeJollly Rogers has a reputation beyond reputeJollly Rogers has a reputation beyond reputeJollly Rogers has a reputation beyond reputeJollly Rogers has a reputation beyond reputeJollly Rogers has a reputation beyond reputeJollly Rogers has a reputation beyond reputeJollly Rogers has a reputation beyond reputeJollly Rogers has a reputation beyond reputeJollly Rogers has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I bought a seat similar to a LePera from C&C seats. Quick service with a lot of custom options. I have had several complements on it also. I find it to be much more comfortable than the stock 2006. Custom seat. I can ride twice as far before my butt gets sore. Sits me lower to the ground too.
Joe

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=3&theater

I haven’t figured out how to pull a facebook pic without the whole page showing.
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



Sponsored Links
All times are GMT +1. The time now is 09:45.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC