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post #21 of 24 (permalink) Old 10-12-2016, 11:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Henery View Post
Quite agree, tried my low seat briefly and went back to the standard one. For me the standard seats bad enough, a couple hours and my rear is tender ! The low seat was worse. Shame that on a bike like the AT the seats not super comfortable.
There has to be a seat manufacturer who is developing a comfy seat for this model.

I seem to remember that Corbin are planning on it
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post #22 of 24 (permalink) Old 11-21-2016, 01:48 PM
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Low Seat

I bought the Honda low seat from Amazon. It is comfortable and reduces the seat height by one and 1/8th inches from whichever position you put it in--high or low. It is a genuine Honda accessory. I'm very pleased with it. Its appearance is indistinguishable from the stock seat.
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post #23 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-28-2017, 12:47 PM
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Those who went for the low seat option - maybe your "normal" seat is on sale?
Looking for the value deal (preferably from Europe) to get seat pan to handle it local upholster for rebuilding.
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post #24 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-28-2017, 05:00 PM
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I got the low seat as an extra when I bought the bike it cost £150 and I got the normal seat in a box which I'm going to keep for when I sell the bike (not anytime soon).

I'm 5'7" (1.7m) so the low seat on the high setting means I can flat foot one side which is enough for me. I find it firm but not uncomfortable and was surprise when I was able to ride over 2.5hrs without discomfort, I've not been able to do that before. A combination of the firm seat and relaxed leg position works for me.

When I did my test ride before buying the bike the dealer had a low seat I was able to try, a good ploy from Honda as it sealed the deal for me.
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