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View Poll Results: How many seats ya got for your Sporty?
Only the One it came with. "and my ass hates me for it." 263 31.61%
Two, "my ass thinks I'm at least trying, now." 364 43.75%
Three, "entering Nucken Futs territory" 164 19.71%
Four, "can't read forums or have real bad luck w/ choices" 33 3.97%
More than four, "Definatly Nucken Futs or Ass runs your life" 8 0.96%
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Old 17th July 2005
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I have one seat for my ass and another seat for my ass whoever else's ass lands on the back.
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I have two-the stocker and the Mustang vintage solo. I guess it will be 2-1/2 when I order the Mustang vintage rear seat one of these days.
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Two (so far)
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I also have 3. THe stock 1200 seat, a Badlander, and a Barebones solo
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right now I have none.... i had 2. original 2 up and a solo.. but now with the widening of the frame, neither fit... working on a solo for it...
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I have two-the stocker and the Mustang vintage solo. I guess it will be 2-1/2 when I order the Mustang vintage rear seat one of these days.
I'm with you on that although I'm trying to convince the wife that I really need a Road King for two up riding (of course keeping the Sporty ) so far it's not working so i guess I will have to get the rear seat.
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2. Original two-up that was a pain in the A*** after 25 miles and an HD sundowner imported through Chicago Harley 2 months ago. Ooh the pleasure of the ride now!
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I couldn't answer the poll because there was a "one, the stock seat and it suits me just fine" option. I guess my a$$ was just lucky. I've done 1600 miles in a weekend no complaints from the bum.
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Mine came with a stock 2-up pillow seat which is actually quite comfortable. I got a solo pillow seat (from a hugger) off ebay and that thing looked alright but my ass ached after just a few miles. I now have a mustang solo and I'll never go back. I'll keep the 2-up for the odd occasion that my kids wanna ride but that is a rare occurance.
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stock 2 up seat on my custom and it is pretty comfortable for me. i think the lower than stock rear shocks and longer front tubes positions me on it differently and made it more comfortable.
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