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I just got my comfort seat for my FT and thought I would post some pictures.

I would say it's more comfortable than the stock FT but not a huge amount, I will put a few more miles on it before I draw a full conclusion though. I like the look of it though, better than expected.

Let me know what you think.

I have posted on a couple of other threads with more pictures of the LED indicators.
 

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It's surprising how good that seat looks compared to the stock FT seat. I really dig it on that bike.

Your assessment on the seat is pretty spot on. I've put about 2500 miles on my comfort seat and it's softened up a bit. It's definitely a lot easier on my ass than the Icon seat, especially without that ridge, but it's not incredibly different.
 

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I've had one on my Classic this past 6 months and I'm still undecided. I seems to have a dip approx 6 ins from front and I keep sliding fed onto the tank, I think I need to do a back to back comparison over the same route
 

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I got an local upholsterer that does bike seats as well , it's my second seat that has been done , first my Triumph Tiger 1050 sport ( I did get the comfort seat it was crap ) The problem is buying OME or aftermarket seats like Coban etc , is that we are all different with weight and shape etc ( so getting one made form you local Upholsterer is the best option as you can get it shaped just right before they cover it ) in my opinion those other are not worth the money .
 

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My "Comfort Seat" arrived and the results were surprising. I did a two hour back road ride from Clemson SC to Asheville NC today. On the good side: the extra 1" height made the butt to pegs distance noticeably less cramped. I've only got a 28" inseam and am 5'9" but the stock Icon seat seemed too low. On the even better side: the extra padding in the seat did a SURPRISINGLY GREAT job of reducing the spine quivering impact of the Icon's "Hard tail" (even in the softest position) suspension when encountering moderately rough pavement. On the not so good side, the front of the seat is TOO NARROW just like the stock seat. It's not crippling painful like the stock seats on most Dual Sports and SMs are, but it's not comfortable either, I get the feeling it was designed by a bicycle rider for whom it WOULD be ultra plush.
 

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Mate not sure what you paid but the comfort seats are generally ( in most cases) a wast of money I got a local upholster to do my seat I have said this a few times in this forum ! A local will do what you won't higher , lower , wider , narrower and recover in whatever colour and design material you won't ! I have have two seats done by my local guy my Triumph 1050 Sport and my Scrambler Urban Enduro both seat are spot on for me I could ride easy 500kms on both without stopping ( if the fuel range would get that far ) Also I have been down the comfort seat myself a TOTAL wast of money
 

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I took the stock Icon seat to a car/boat/motorcycle upholstery shop and asked them to make the seat as flat as they could and the front part as wide as they could given the constraints of the stock pan. They did that for a bit more than $100 using the stock seat cover which they extended in the front end by sewing a "skirt" to it, but the skirt is invisible.

The result was both flatter than the Comfort Seat and significantly wider on top at the front (though still not as wide on top as the pan is).

I gave my rebuilt stock seat its first major test today. I took the long way to work which was an 85 mile non stop ride that took about 1:45. This is equivalent to the longest non-stop ride I ever take on my Corbin equipped DR 650 with 52,000 miles on it. I can unequivocally say that the Ducati is now definitely more comfortable for longer rides than my Corbin equipped DR 650, the Ducati "Comfort" seat and WAY more comfortable than the gel seat equipped Suzi TU250. All four of the seats are fine for 1/2 hour rides. The rebuilt seat is still probably not as comfortable as a current Goldwing seat or even my former '78 Yam XS 750 or 82 Yam Xv 550 (but those were built back when seats were built people who wanted to ride instead of people who wanted be seen as riders ).
 

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I took the stock Icon seat to a car/boat/motorcycle upholstery shop and asked them to make the seat as flat as they could and the front part as wide as they could given the constraints of the stock pan. They did that for a bit more than $100 using the stock seat cover which they extended in the front end by sewing a "skirt" to it, but the skirt is invisible.

The result was both flatter than the Comfort Seat and significantly wider on top at the front (though still not as wide on top as the pan is).

I gave my rebuilt stock seat its first major test today. I took the long way to work which was an 85 mile non stop ride that took about 1:45. This is equivalent to the longest non-stop ride I ever take on my Corbin equipped DR 650 with 52,000 miles on it. I can unequivocally say that the Ducati is now definitely more comfortable for longer rides than my Corbin equipped DR 650, the Ducati "Comfort" seat and WAY more comfortable than the gel seat equipped Suzi TU250. All four of the seats are fine for 1/2 hour rides. The rebuilt seat is still probably not as comfortable as a current Goldwing seat or even my former '78 Yam XS 750 or 82 Yam Xv 550 (but those were built back when seats were built people who wanted to ride instead of people who wanted be seen as riders ).
Like to see that, how about a picture?
 

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I just got my comfort seat for my FT and thought I would post some pictures.

I would say it's more comfortable than the stock FT but not a huge amount, I will put a few more miles on it before I draw a full conclusion though. I like the look of it though, better than expected.

Let me know what you think.

I have posted on a couple of other threads with more pictures of the LED indicators.
I'm planning to get the same. The stock makes your balls move into the tank. Does this diminish it?


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