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Mustang seat w/ backrest & AirHawk Cruiser R i think I bought the Large. I'm 6'1", 220lbs, prior to this combo, I was so sore the next day after a 10hr ride now it's easy peazy, so enjoyable & comfortable. The back rest is SOOO freaking important & never knew it until I tried it. That air bag just lays on top of your seat, take most of the air out, it's really amazing the difference it makes, I wouldn't have believed it until I tried it. I have arthritis in my back, this combo did the trick along w/ forward controls & 4" riser w/ 10" bars so I can lean back & relax, so compfortable.
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I've been riding motorcycles for over 40 years and the Mustang is the most comfortable Harley seat I've ever ridden on.
i keep seeing this, im buying a mustang seat, but leaning towards the standard not the wide.
its gotta be better than my lepara bare bones!
the lepera is all about looks! its not comfy at all.
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Voted other. Nothing subs a fine tuned body. I have no seat preferences.
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I have been looking at seats and have mid controls. Any input there?
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I have been looking at seats and have mid controls. Any input there?
I like the tallboy seat. I haven't tried anything else, but it looked like the best option to keep mid controls and still have enough room. It feels maybe a little softer than I would prefer, but I haven't taken any long trips yet to really find out. The extra room is really appreciated.

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I tried a Sundowner and didn't care for how it sat me back as far as it did. Tried a Mustang Tripper wide, very nice after a time but, just okay on the really long rides. Put a Mustang wide solo on a couple of weeks ago. Zero discomfort on a 800km day trip. Wish I had bought one in the first place.
+1 I went through a similar sequence of events on my ‘98 XLH. When I got my ‘15 CP, I rode it home and installed a Mustang Wide Solo. On both bikes, the Mustang seats made/make multiple 900-mile (1,450km) days doable.
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Had the Mustang wide vintage & pad. I took the pad off after ayear as no one ever went on it. Best seat I ever tried, 370 mile day when I got lost in East Anglia was my longest ride. The Heritage Classic is the only Harley I rode where the stock seat was comfortable!
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With mid control I've choose the Regal from Mustang. Nice.
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