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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 01-10-2017, 03:47 PM Thread Starter
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Saddleman or Corbin?

Are any of you guys using these seats on ur 15-16 r1 ? I was thinking of the saddleman but then went on Corbin website and u can build ur own with colors n different leather designs etc. I was able to accent one with yellow trim which would look great on my 60 th.
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post #2 of 16 (permalink) Old 01-10-2017, 06:54 PM
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I have the saddleman. Once that vgel stuff softens up a tad.... Amazing comfort.
It does make you sit taller on the bike compared to stock.
I commute so it was a win for me.

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post #3 of 16 (permalink) Old 01-10-2017, 07:02 PM Thread Starter
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How tall are you. I know u sit taller w the seat I'm only 5'8" and have no problem now but don't want to much of a difference.
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I had a Saddleman before on my Daytona 675R. Loved it.

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Lui Moto should be an option too.


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How tall are you. I know u sit taller w the seat I'm only 5'8" and have no problem now but don't want to much of a difference.
Im 5'9"
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I bought a Corbin directly from them for my 2010 R1. I had to modify it to fit and it was hard as a rock, stuck with it hoping it would "break in". Sold it 3 months later. I don't recommend them.


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post #8 of 16 (permalink) Old 01-11-2017, 07:52 AM
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I hated my Corbin on my RC51 and hated my Sergeant on my Mille-R. both had a very conformed "Pocket" to sit in and spirited riding hurt from the way the lip of the pocket rubbed.
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post #9 of 16 (permalink) Old 01-11-2017, 08:21 AM Thread Starter
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That's great to know. Thanks think I'll go w the saddleman.
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post #10 of 16 (permalink) Old 01-21-2017, 01:48 PM Thread Starter
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Just put my saddleman on my 60 th r1. Love the look and fit was great too !!! Can't wait to ride it but won't be for a while here in PA !!!
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post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 01-21-2017, 01:49 PM Thread Starter
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post #12 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-18-2017, 07:05 PM
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Yellow60thR1, how is that seat?

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post #13 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-18-2017, 08:25 PM
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I got a saddleman also, My ass doesn't hurt after riding for 7 hours. It doesn't let you slide around to much in jeans. The day I installed it I was not able to get both holes to line up. So I left one in and did a short ride and let sit for a day the next day I was able to get it lined up.

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post #14 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-19-2017, 04:18 PM Thread Starter
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I still haven't ridden the bike w the new seat on it as the weather isn't cooperating. I will let u know when I get out for a ride.
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post #15 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-25-2017, 07:36 PM
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I love the look of my saddleman, fits perfectly with the bike. Plus it comes with the matching cover for the rear seat. I'm actually a little disappointed that it isn't softer. I have a sensitive taintal region
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post #16 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-26-2017, 07:05 PM Thread Starter
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I love it very comfortable!!!
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