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Hi everyone, I picked up my Sled a few weeks ago, - it's the faster red one!
At 6'3" it's nice to have a bike that I don't feel too big for. I was wondering if the comfort
seat would fit but could find nothing online or from my Ducati dealer but figured if
some of the other seats fit then the comfort seat should also. It fits, and I like it even more!
It no longer has the dip so you can move wherever you want and you don't feel like you are
sitting in the wrong spot.
 

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I ordered one too yesterday, I also want to get rid of the dip (although I'm not really tall at 5'10").

But yeah, pics are mandatory mate!
 

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They say it's 25 mm, so about an inch. I could tell a difference in my mirror views but I didn't have to adjust.
It looks like they add a strip to the stock seat material rather than cutting all new vinyl.
 
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I'm really wanting something cushier - suffering from deficient glute syndrom. Is is substantially more comfortable?
 

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It's really just more of the same firm foam, not very cushy. After years of thinking the seat I was on was not very comfortable,
I figured out it was me. Just can't sit for more than maybe an hour on any bike, the couch or car! No need to ever try an
iron butt ride, ain't gonna happen! I do stand up frequently while riding, keeps me going for another 15 min.
Too soft of a seat can be uncomfortable also.
 

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I think one of the main issues I have is with the slope. I do not typically like to sit in the cradle/dip as I feel rather scrunched. Sometimes, I will slide way back, and that is decent esp. on freeway cruising. However, I find myself wanting to sit in the middle, and the downward slope is pushing my ass tissue upward, which is what is making for the discomfort. In this regard, the comfort seat does seem appealing, (but at stop lights I do like to sit in the cradle for its lower height).
Hmm, this Corsa Moto seat is flat and has a gel padding:
Corsa Moto Diamond Stitch Seat Kit Ducati Scrambler 2015-2016
 

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That corsa moto seat is the one I have on my Sixty2. Yes it's better than stock and sits about 1" higher. I do like that it allows me to move around while riding. But no it is not a cure.
 

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Yes, that looks good on your bike. Did you do the reupholstering yourself or take it to a specialist? If yourself, what difficulty did you face if any?
The most difficult part was finding and deciding on the upholsterer :p

I took off the OEM cover, cleaned the seat pan of most of the glue and such, then took it to a place that had pretty good reviews and high quality pictures. Cost me $20 and saved me lots of frustration.
 

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So anyway, I just had my first ride with the comfort seat.

To anyone 5'10" and taller: Get it!!

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Is it more plush? I can't tell you. The OEM seat was already way more comfortable than what my ass was used to. While standing still it hardly feels any taller than the stock one, most likely because the top is a bit narrower than the stock one. But as soon as you're rolling you can slide further forward because there is no dip. As a result the bike feels shorter and more front ended -I might even add one or two clicks on the front compression damping-. It gives more legroom which makes the transition from sitting to standing easier and you feel less like a monkey perched on a low & wide bike. And you have better leverage at the bars as well. They feel narrower because they are suddenly closer to you.

Actually surprised Ducati didn't fit these as stock, makes the DS a better bike imho.

Or of course, have an upholsterer fill the dip in the stock seat. This may even be a better option: cheaper, and you don't end up with thick cushioned pillion seat.

highly recommended
 

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The Corsa Moto seat is already a fair bit more and an upholsterer will add like another $100. So, yeah, I ordered this.
 

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Just been talking to my friend on the phone regarding this seat, he has one and he says it’s nothing to do with comfort in any way as far as softness goes, it feels just the same, he does say however if you are over say 5'10" or maybe 6' it allows you to sit further back and he says it really does help as the DS looks huge but the pegs are quite high for the bigger guys, he likes his comfort seats but says it should be called a big guys comfort seat as it is no softer in any way ? Me I am short so I ordered the low seat, will have to see how that one goes.
 

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You've never owned a DR650. Lol. The stock DS seat is at least 1000x more comfy.

We've become wussies...
I had my pelvis broken and shattered, for me the comfort of stock sufficed but I need more height in between footpegs and seat.
The Ténére 700 stock seat though I was finished with it after an hour. So I guess it is all relative.
For all you out there suffering from sore backs and butts, do sit ups and squats at least 3 times a week. Create some firmness on that ass.
 
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