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    Default New Seat, to satisfy passenger

    My 2008 GS SE5 currently has a Corbin seat on it. My wife does not like it's lean forward and the fact that she slides on stops. She also doesn't like the way it forces her to spread her legs so wide causing strain in thigh area.

    Any ideas on what NEW seat to buy. I see 3-4 varieties but nothing answers these issues.

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    The BRP Comfort seat is worth a try. I have had two Corbins, so I know what your talking about. Both my 08 GS and 10 RTS had Corbins.

    I now have BRP Comfort on the two currents. 2011 and 2014 RT's.

    At around $600--not to bad. There may even be some used around.

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    I know this is an old post but I just saw it now and I have the same problem as the Corbin actually hurts my wife’s hips. Have you tried a new seat yet? Thanks. Larry aka vettean66

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    Still have the BRP comfort seats on the 2011 and 2014.

    We do NOT ride with passengers, so comfort for the passenger is not an issue here.

    Currently Owned: 2011 RT A&C SE5 (magnesium), 2014 RTS-SE6 (yellow), 2015 Vulcan 900 LTD

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    Did you try another seat? I have same issue

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    I`m also one of the lucky 2up users and understnad what you mean - we where both happy with the original BRP Version, maybe you try one of them !
    (for our new Ryker its another story to build up a "normal"passenger seat)
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    another +1 for the Comfort seat. Haven't tried the Corbin, but the comfort seat is way better than stock.
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    My reasons for liking the "comfort" seat. A couple inch setback from the OEM seat. More padding than the the OEM "mush" seat...which was good for about 50 miles for me.

    The 2014 version has a better lumbar support than the 2011 version. The setback, will reduce the passenger room. We are both "large" so riding single is preferred.
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    Question I would have is - Is she the driver or the passenger?

    If passenger than the BRP comfort seat would not help her as she would loose 1 1/2" of length causing her to have to widen her legs to go around you.
    If driver than that would help in both padding and leg spread as she would be sitting back by that 1 1/2"
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    Sorry I did not get back sooner. I thought about an original BRP seat and found 1. But, it would cost $75 to ship from
    Las Vegas to Nashville. Making it cost prohibitative. What I have is a Corbin that came with it used.

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    we love our Comfort seat, still have the original seat in the garage
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