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  • Offline bigcountry   us

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    Comfort seat review
    on: Mar 21, 2019, 01.40 pm
    Mar 21, 2019, 01.40 pm
    I am getting a comfort seat (heated rider/passenger).  Does anyone have a quick review?  Is it better than the OEM seat that comes with the bike?  How does it compare to a Corbin and/or Russell Day Long?   If this was posted already I couldn't find it. 

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    Re: Comfort seat review
    Reply #1 on: Mar 21, 2019, 04.00 pm
    Mar 21, 2019, 04.00 pm
    It's better than OEM low seat but not as good as RDL.

    I would rate Low seat a 4, Comfort seat a 7, RDL 10.

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    Re: Comfort seat review
    Reply #2 on: Mar 21, 2019, 04.23 pm
    Mar 21, 2019, 04.23 pm
    Bigcountry,

    I have had the low, the comfort, and a Corbin on my Trophy and I found the Corbin the best as it supports my ample bottom the best.  The comfort seat was better than the stock, but not by all that much.

    I have had an RDL on my Triumph Explorer and did  find it comfortable, almost like sitting in a recliner, but not the best for me.  I have also tried a number of other (Saddlemen) seats on that bike and ended up liking a Corbin on that also for long distance riding.

    All that said, for long distance riding, (more than 5 hours) I always use an Airhawk cushion and it helps immensely.

    Regarding individual seats, you will find a different opinion for every bottom out there.

    I am sure you are thinking, this was no help, you are probably right.  You can find seats on ebay where someone bought one and his bottom was not that thrilled about it.  However, it might make  yours happy.  ( I have bought most of my seats almost new)

    Good Luck and Ride Safe,

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    Re: Comfort seat review
    Reply #3 on: Mar 21, 2019, 04.31 pm
    Mar 21, 2019, 04.31 pm
    I bought this Russell Day Long - https://www.ebay.com/itm/Triumph-Trophy-SE-Russell-Day-Long-Saddle/273534040203 from eBay but went back to using the low and heated seats instead.

    Never got around to putting it up for sale, but would be happy to sell it.
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    Re: Comfort seat review
    Reply #4 on: Mar 22, 2019, 07.30 am
    Mar 22, 2019, 07.30 am
    I have the heated comfort seat, and it is much better than the stock/low seat that came with the bike. Granted I only have a few hundred miles on it so far.
    I will be SS it to Kingman AZ on April the 18th and will be able to give you a better review after that. With and without the alaska sheep skin.
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    Re: Comfort seat review
    Reply #5 on: Mar 22, 2019, 10.59 pm
    Mar 22, 2019, 10.59 pm
    There is no heated comfort seat.

    OEM seats for the Trophy:

    "Low" seat (default in the USA)
    Standard seat (default in ROW, IIRC)
    Heated "low" seat
    Heated standard seat
    Comfort seat (same height as the standard seat, no low version, no heated version; impossible to find any more)

    I have the low seat the bike came with, the heated standard seat, and the comfort seat. The comfort seat is nicer than the standard seat by way of harder foam, which is necessary for heavier folks such as myself. I would imagine it doesn't hold a candle to a Russel Day Long, or anything aftermarket, for that matter.

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    Re: Comfort seat review
    Reply #6 on: Mar 22, 2019, 11.12 pm
    Mar 22, 2019, 11.12 pm
    Good catch AZ.
    However, compared to the stock seat the normal heated seat is heaven.
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    Re: Comfort seat review
    Reply #7 on: Mar 23, 2019, 09.11 pm
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    I rate the standard seat adequate for a 2 hour ride at most. The comfort seat is good for all day. Your mileage may vary.
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