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This is the CRF1000L Low seat option

What is the seat height of the AT with the low seat and how much $ does it sell for, how to order ? Short guy! I was hoping the bike used drag link connection like a KLR so it would be easy to lower, but so sad, I saw a picture of the bottom of the bike and the suspension links are a casting like the SL650. Anyone got info....
 

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Went to my Honda dealer today and asked about low seat, yes they had it listed from Honda accessories but no part number or description yet (just a picture). Price and info to come soon I hope. I will try to post that info if and when I get it. If anyone else has info on this low seat I'd be glad to hear it.
 

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I was under the impression that the stock seat was able to be mounted in a lower set of mount holes. The lower position was 33.1" That is lower than my KLR. It measures at 34.0" I could tell that the AT was lower. I sat on 2 AT's at the Dallas MC show. The std seat height I could touch the floor with tiptoes. The lower seat bike I could touch the floor both sides with the full ball of my foot. I am 5'7" with a 30" inseam for reference.
 

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Went to my Honda dealer today and asked about low seat, yes they had it listed from Honda accessories but no part number or description yet (just a picture). Price and info to come soon I hope. I will try to post that info if and when I get it. If anyone else has info on this low seat I'd be glad to hear it.
These are from finnish catalog. I believe part numbers are same everywhere in the world.

Matala=Low, Korkea=High
 

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low seat option

The low seat option appears to be an accessory seat, quoted by rider magazine article as 33.1 high position and 32.3 low position for this accessory seat, still no P/N or price. I saw another article that commented the AT will be assembled (made?) in India (a different article than the Rider Magazine, I don't remember where I saw it). Hope this is correct information so none of us get a wrong impression. I was originally hoping the AT had Dog Bone type links in the rear so it would be simple to lower the bike but from the latest picture I saw it appears to be a casting with a dog-bone appearance at the back attachment of the assembly. I may not have gotten the solution I was hoping for (KLR dog-bone simple lowering option), maybe someone has additional idea on this as the accessory seat may still be a bit high for me.
 

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Thanks JUHA, look at his post for p/n and price, it will be interesting to see if that translates to the US market equally.
 

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I just ordered a new AT with the low seat as an extra. $240 Australian
I am 5' 4'' Original seat Ok the low should be better!!!
 

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From Uk Spec
Low Seat 08R01-MJP-G50ZA Offers a 30mm decrease in seat height compared to the standard seat, giving two options for seat height of 820mm or 840mm.
£150

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Has anyone actually tried the low seat? Low seats in general are less comfortable as they make them lower by removing foam. I suspect the AT low seat will be the same.
 

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Haven't tried the optional seat but the 2 positions available with the standard seat offers plenty of scope for different riders. In 185cm. Low position I can flat foot easily. High position almost flat footed.
 

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Maybe an old forgotten topic, but many new (not so tall) owners like myself, would like to know the outcome of your "Low Seat" purchase ?
Any feedback would be appreciated.
 

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I've got about 1600 miles in the low seat and it is not noticeably less comfortable than the stock one. At 5'6" it allows me to easily get left foot flat or both about 3/4 down.
 

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I fitted a low seat to mine, used it for about a month and ended up changing back to the standard seat.

My arse insisted on it, uber uncomfortable
 

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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.
 

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At 31.5" inseam it's a calf workout to ball of foot for long periods of time in stop and go. The California stop is a good adv technique. The low seat can help with frequent stops in city traffic or offroad where you may need to put a foot or two down. The higher seat helps slightly more with long ride comfort. It would be nice to have both to switch as needed. But everyone is different I got by fine for years with the klr and drz taller seat heights.
 

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Thanks all, for you feedback.
yea! As i'm 5'6" it's only the take-offs and landings that's a little tricky at times.
Maybe a pair of Platform Boots like "KISS" might help, ha ha :)
 
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