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I've tried a few solo seats over the years...



with a Corbin Hollywood Solo - quite a wide seat at the back and very comfortable.



I believe this is a stock seat re-covered with an ostrich skin effect vinyl. I then tried a Le Pera Bare Bones but it didn't stay on the bike for long as it was too hard and in my opinion, lacked a bit of style.



I then got another Corbin Leather Solo which is my favourite for both comfort and looks...



I then won this Corbin Solo seat on eBay for £30 and had it recovered in a tan leather keeping the original stitch pattern.





I've had this on the bike since summer last year and have had no comfort issues.
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I have the alligator solo seat from Sick Saddles

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Sprung solo no modifications to frame or seat tab..
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LePera Bare Bones Diamond for '07-'09's (covers the ECM).



It's actually the one for the 4.5 gallon tank. I prefer the gap.

Comfort-wise? I'm good for about 1 to 1 1/2 hours before my butt starts complaining enough to become a distraction. Just got an Airhawk. Tried it once so far. Significant improvement. I probably need to do some more experimenting (adjusting the air level) to get it "just right". But after the first test, it's looking good so far.
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Isn't almost any seat good for 1 - 1½ hours?
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Isn't almost any seat good for 1 - 1½ hours?
I don't know. Depends on the ass in question I guess. I might be able to make it just as long on a piece of 2x10 pressure treated lumber. At the 1 1/2 hour mark I'm not sure I could tell the difference between that and the Bare Bones.

To be fair though... I've not been putting in a lot of miles/hours lately. Perhaps if I had, my butt would be better conditioned for it. Also - an odd thing that I noted on a couple more recent longer rides - I was experiencing some serious discomfort for some time but I just kept riding. Eventually the pain seemed to go away. I'm not sure if it was all in my head or if my brain just lost contact with my ass. All I know is that I felt better for the last part of those rides. Unfortunately, that occurred sufficiently near the end of those rides that I'm not sure what it meant.
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I've got a Corbin Classic solo. It's surprisingly comfortable for long rides.



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