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I needed more comfort for a recent 8 hour ride. This worked perfect fo about 6 hours:

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I do need to find a more comfortable seat to swap on for long rides. The FT seat is fine for about 2 hours, but then I find myself wanting to get off. I'm really torn between the mustang seat and the Ducati comfort seat. Anyone around 6ft tall have experience with either?
 

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I had mine done at a local area Upholstery business in Australia I sure you could find a local place that recovers bike seats in your local area ( all those other places like coban seats etc are very expensive and by all of read from buyers most are not that happy with the results ) on the other hand if you get it done by a local place they can tailor it to suit you and not put the cover on until your satisfied with the results, I could now sit on my seat for easy 400-500kms if the fuel range would go that far , I agree the standard seats a very hard the seat mod was the best I have done !
 

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Bet you'd love an Air Hawk or Freedom Air:

The New AIRHAWK R Motorcycle Seat Cushion

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On the cheap, Walmart carries the Coleman seat pad in the ATV/motorcycle dept. We've cut them to size and used them on various dualsport bikes over the years That'd buy you some time while you study up on seats. Good luck!

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I have a Comfort Seat but I looking to cut more of a flat into it as I still am pushed forward and adjusting my pelvis despite it being more comfortable. The electric carving knife is poised!!
 

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Hmmm lots to think about. I've considered having an upholsterer modify the seat, but I really like the way the FT seat holds me in place for short rides around town. I have thought about buying a used Icon seat and modifying it. Tiger68, do you know what was changed in your factory seat to make it more comfortable?

The airhawk cushions are tempting to try. I honestly couldn't believe what a difference the foam piece made, so I would think the airhawk would be even better.
 

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I have an airhawk seat cushion, they really are not that good and can move around abit in the twistie road seconds , You can get an upholster to make the seat just the way you want it and shape design etc even a different cover as I done ( a non slip cover ) I have had both my bikes done a Triumph 1050 sport and my Scrambler Urban Enduro I couldn't be happier with the look and comfort of both !
 

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I am 6'3" and was very uncomfortable on the stock Icon seat.

It forced me into the tank and if I tried to slide back I was on the transistion to the passenger section which roatated my lower back and cause pain after long rides.

I cannot say enough about the seat concepts kit.

It makes the seat flatter and gives you room to move around. The foam is also much more dense but molds to your body.

I used their foam installed under my stock seat cover and it looks great to me.

Highly recommended.

Heres a link to the Seat Concepts Scrambler seat kit
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I used a local Upholster , I explained how etc up the page more on this post , I explain all ! I did the rear rack myself
 

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I like the looks of that. It seems like it lets you sit back from the tank further, is that correct?
 

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Thanks , I like to personalise all my bikes Iv had " but it does get expensive " I think I my Scrambler alone Iv spent around $ 2000.00 already , maybe more and around $ 3000.00 on my Triumph Tiger 1050 sport ( bikes are an endless money pit ) but one of love !
 

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Thanks , I like to personalise all my bikes Iv had " but it does get expensive " I think I my Scrambler alone Iv spent around $ 2000.00 already , maybe more and around $ 3000.00 on my Triumph Tiger 1050 sport ( bikes are an endless money pit ) but one of love !
You are in good company, Termi, Rexxer, Matris Cartridges, M Shock, screen, FT bars, now seat!! In the pursuit of excellence!! Also tyres shagged after 5000k!
 

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My tyres as well " great grip very poor wear " I'm replacing with MT60 Scouts ( some people reckon they have got close to 20,000 kms )

That would be nice !
 

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My tyres as well " great grip very poor wear " I'm replacing with MT60 Scouts ( some people reckon they have got close to 20,000 kms )

That would be nice !
Mate, I think you mean Heidenau K60 Scouts. I'm about to change to Pirelli Scorpion Trail 2s, and have decided to try 100/90 on the front - my dealer reckons it shouldn't be a problem on the 3" rim, and I'm game.
 

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Yes your right the K60 Scouts, thanks for the correction, I was at work and side tracked ! I will be doing more off road riding
 

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I needed more comfort for a recent 8 hour ride. This worked perfect fo about 6 hours:

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I do need to find a more comfortable seat to swap on for long rides. The FT seat is fine for about 2 hours, but then I find myself wanting to get off. I'm really torn between the mustang seat and the Ducati comfort seat. Anyone around 6ft tall have experience with either?
That is a very clever solution!
Thanks for sharing
 

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I needed more comfort for a recent 8 hour ride. This worked perfect fo about 6 hours:

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I do need to find a more comfortable seat to swap on for long rides. The FT seat is fine for about 2 hours, but then I find myself wanting to get off. I'm really torn between the mustang seat and the Ducati comfort seat. Anyone around 6ft tall have experience with either?
 

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