How Comfy Is Your VFR Seat?

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  1. Jackstand Johnny

    Jackstand Johnny New Member

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    I'm looking at some VFR seats for sale and I'm noticing they resemble a Ducati Monster seat quite a bit. Possibly at a friendlier price tag, but what do you think about em? Are they comfy? My Monster seat is okay, but there's much room for improvement. I know it may seem a weird question but I'm wondering for a future build, thanks in advance.
     
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    Many threads about seats here. Most go with Sargent!
     
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    I can ride on my stock seat about an hour and a half and I am ready to get off and walk. I would not consider the 5th gen seat comfortable for longer rides.
     
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    Sore butt after about 1 hr. on the stock seat :(
     
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    I have a 6th gen, nut crunch city...haha it's OK in the city but when I want to tuck a bit on the highway it gets uncomfortable pretty quick. Hoping a Sargent or Corbin will cure this.
     
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    My seat is nice, firm and comfy for however long I want to ride. It's a Sargent. My oem seat was terrible an hour max before i was gettng uncomfortable.

    Add a canister of monkeybutt powder to your supplies. $6 lasts for a good while. Ace hardware and other places.
     
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    Homemade, comfy, professional looking, half seat.

    Still need a pee break about every 2 hours.

    Larry
     
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    6th gen + Sargent = Win!
     
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    All I can tell you is that the stock seat on a 6th gen VFR SUCKS DONKEY BALLS.

    That's the best thing I can say about it. I haven't had the money to buy aftermarket yet but I will one day soon.
     
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    Another seat thread
    Some say Corbin is the best
    Sargent is good too
     
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    Are ya short and fat or tall and skinny?

    Cuz bikes and bike seats ain't sweatpants.
     
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    I think my OEM is more comfortable than the corbin for solo riding. I've done 12+ hour days on both seats at some point and the corbin is more slick allwing me to slide back and forth but its just solid as a rock without much give. The OEM feels like softer foam, grippy and more light weight. What it comes down to for me, is that I ride OEM when I'm solo and ride corbin with the backrest when riding with the wife.

    -Drew
     
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    Another one for a custom seat. So comfortable, looks awesome and cheaper than a Sargent or Corbin seat.
     
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    I really like my spencer's modified seat. Here is a series of posts from another (go figure :rolleyes: ) thread. http://vfrworld.com/forums/mechanics-garage/40146-spencers-moto-care-seat-upgrade-report.html. It looks like a stock seat, but is way, way more comfortable. :biggrin:

    Given the difference in price between an aftermarket seat and having Spencer modify one, I would choose Spencer.

    The only plus I see for for the Corbin is the back rest for the pillion - I did not find it as comfortable as my Spencer modified seat, even though it was better than the stock seat. The Sargeant seat looks great, and is pretty comfortable, so maybe if money was not a concern at all, I might have purchased one. YMMV.
     
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    just got home from a 4 hour ride.. my ass is killing me.

    definitely need to get me a sargent seat. They're so expensive though..
     
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    I can ride all day on my gen 6 with no problems..........my gen 2 after two hours is like getting kicked in the tail bone or getting raped in a Turkish prison......again.
     
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    My problem is my A** gets too hot! My Sargent is better than stock but I can make the Sargent even better when I wear UnderArmor Hot Gear underwear. Don't use anything cotton, it absorbs moisture. The UnderArmor lets the moisture pass through and keeps you dry. I also use UnderArmor socks in my Sidi Boots. A lot of sports manufacturers make this type of gear and I'm sure any brand will do. The other bonus with this type of clothing is it dries real fast. I am able to carry less on each trip because I wash this stuff daily and it is always dry the next day.

    Sorry, back to the subject!
     
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