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Sargent Seats - Ducati Scrambler 2015+ - In Development

Upcoming features in development for this new release:

  • Amazing comfort with Super Cell Atomic Foam and Zone Suspension Body Contour Technology.
  • Redesigned base pan that accommodates more foam in the mid-area.
  • Solo fast-back and two-up versions with multiple upholstery treatments, allowing you to customize your Scrambler for your unique look and riding style.
  • Lightweight, tough PVC-Alloy base pan for years of comfortable service.
Looks good and the sales pitch makes sense, I like the dimple in the Icon replacement seat. Anyone here have prior experience with Sargent?


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Me too! Back in the day I put a Sargent on a BMW and was very happy with the result. I lucked up and found that seat used and felt like it was the bargain of the century. I'll probably have sticker shock when I see the price of a new one. But I pre-registered, just in case. Thanks, Damnation!

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I was going to have my FT's seat reupholstered. Now I might be buying a new seat altogether. Thanks for the heads up!

Although, may need to keep the original seat for pillions.
 

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Yes, I have experience with Sargent and they make a very good seat. Put one on my 07 VFR 800 and it was great. OEM seat felt about as comfortable as sitting on 3/4" plywood and 150 mile rides were punishing. With the Sargent seat 300 mile days were no issue for me or my wife on the pillion.
 

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I got message from Sargent today, with latest update:
At the moment, there is no specific release date for this seat, but it is anticipated to be ready for release in Late February 2016.
We not have any pricing information at this time; pricing is usually confirmed just before the release of the seat onto the market.

I had a Sargent seat in the past on my Ducati 900. It was very comfortable and good looking seat.
 

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At that price I'll not be buying one. About $150 more than the pricing I've seen for a Mustang seat.
 

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At that price I'll not be buying one. About $150 more than the pricing I've seen for a Mustang seat.
if it helps at all Sargent is running Special Introductory Pricing available until Sunday, Mar 27.


Use Coupon Code SCRAM399 for unheated models

Use SCRAM549H for heated models.
 

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Assuming that the special pricing is $399 (based upon the coupon code) it's still $100 more than the Mustang seat pricing I've seen :-(
 

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New seats now available in the UK. Price until March 29th 2016, is £340.00.
From March 30th onwards, the price of the seat will revert to £365.00.
 

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I've been riding since '68 and it seems odd to me that while the quality of EVERY OTHER component of a motorcycle has greatly improved over the years, the quality of stock seats has gotten worse. My DR650 had a stock seat that was well suited for MX (where you spend 1/2 the time of your feet). The Corbin replacement has been reasonably good for 11 years and 55,000 miles.

I've only had my Icon for 8 months now. The stock seat was almost as awful as the DR's. So I bought the "Comfort Seat" ($260). It was a definite improvement but it still inflicted significant pain. So I had the stock seat rebuilt ($125). The rebuilt stocker is generally better than the comfort but still not nearly as good as the Corbin on my DR. Now I'm thinking Mustang or Sargent but pretty soon I'll be up to $1,000 on trying to fix the DAMN SEAT on an otherwise wonderful bike.

I bought the scrambler because my dealer had a demo bike that I could ride. If I ran a seat company, I would produce some demo seats. If a customer wanted to evaluate one, he could order it with a credit card, test it for a few days, and return it undamaged for a $30 or so handling fee and a credit for the seat price . If the customer liked it he could keep it with a "discount" depending upon how experienced the demo was -- or he could order a new one at list price and the original charge would stand.
 

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Mike,

Do you sit back far enough to be in the vicinity of the tool box?

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I move around a good bit, The Corbin on my DR 650 is an ultra-firm seat but in the seating area has a concave surface (the center is lower than the edges). In contrast the Ducati seats are kind of crowned in the middle and that crown is the source of the pain.
 
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