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taterhead
9th December 2005, 17:29
Howdy folks,
First post here. Long story short, I've read almost all the posts here about saddles, and am still confused about which direction to go for a better two-up saddle on my 1200 Roadster. Have two goals, which work against each other, but I'm still hoping that there is a good compromise out there somewhere:

1) Much more comfort than the stock seat for both rider and a passenger (that part's not hard -pardon the pun:doh).

2) Little if any more height and width than stock. This is not an issue for me, but I have short and stocky friends and relatives who ride the bike when they visit, and who have a hard time with the Roadster's height as it is.

Was looking at the HD Sundowner, but it adds height and width. Has anybody ridden two-up for a couple of hundred miles on a Mustang Daytripper?
Muchas gracias in advance for any help!

Mr Jimi
9th December 2005, 17:30
welcome to the forum

calsport05
9th December 2005, 17:41
Welcome aboard!!

gp9739
9th December 2005, 19:08
1) Much more comfort than the stock seat for both rider and a passenger (that part's not hard -pardon the pun:doh).

2) Little if any more height and width than stock. This is not an issue for me, but I have short and stocky friends and relatives who ride the bike when they visit, and who have a hard time with the Roadster's height as it is.


Welcome to the forum. You might want contact one of these vendors: http://www.asweetseat.com/
http://www.sargentcycle.com/custserv.htm
They might be able to modify your seat to what you want.

AZFlyingDiver
9th December 2005, 20:25
I'm 5'6" ish and my Sundowner is actually easier to flat foot than the stocker (on my XL883C) was - the Sundowner is a tad narrower up front, although where it counts (under my butt!) it's wider. The passenger does sit up higher, though. Overall, a VERY comfy seat. My 0.02. Good luck!