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Old 03-01-2006, 01:44 PM   #1
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Best XR seat replacement

Which replacement seat has worked on your XR650R? Im looking for a seat to make 100+ mile days easier on the backside.

SDG or Guts racing foam with new cover?

The only concern I have about the taller seats is well the height. Im 6' and the XR is one tall beast as it is. Does adding another 1.5 to 2" make much of difference or am I making something out of nothing?
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Old 03-01-2006, 01:45 PM   #2
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Which replacement seat has worked on your XR650R? Im looking for a seat to make 100+ mile days easier on the backside.

SDG or Guts racing foam with new cover?

The only concern I have about the taller seats is well the height. Im 6' and the XR is one tall beast as it is. Does adding another 1.5 to 2" make much of difference or am I making something out of nothing?
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Old 03-01-2006, 03:28 PM   #3
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Butt pad

This helps me on mine. Alaska Leather lambskim butt pad.

If interested advrider BARB has the shop in alaska. It helps me and the price is a lot less than a new seat. it also helped me on my 3000 mile trip in New Zealand.
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Old 03-01-2006, 03:31 PM   #4
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Which replacement seat has worked on your XR650R? Im looking for a seat to make 100+ mile days easier on the backside.

SDG or Guts racing foam with new cover?

The only concern I have about the taller seats is well the height. Im 6' and the XR is one tall beast as it is. Does adding another 1.5 to 2" make much of difference or am I making something out of nothing?
This one worked for me:http://photobucket.com/albums/e205/g.../?sc=1&multi=6
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Old 03-01-2006, 03:47 PM   #5
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I've got the Renazco seat on my XR400, and love it. As far as height goes, what matters is your inseam. I have a 32" inseam, and the seat is now a little over 40" (at free sag). Stock height was 36". The extra height was by request- I don't know how much he usually raises the seat by.

It is a huge improvement when moving, as my knees are now bent to a reasonable angle when sitting, and I can grip the sides of the seat with my knees instead of the insides of my calves. When stopped I have to scoot to the side of the seat to get a foot down flat and I usually have to get off the bike to back it up, but for me the trade off is worth it.

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Old 03-01-2006, 04:41 PM   #6
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Sheepskin size?

what size sheepskin buttpad do you have on your bikes pictured above?
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Old 03-01-2006, 05:27 PM   #7
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Baja Designs Tall Foam and Guts cover.
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Old 03-01-2006, 05:37 PM   #8
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What CA Stu said...

I'm thinking of adding a gel pad to mine, there's a gut in San Diego that does it pretty cheap.
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Old 03-01-2006, 05:40 PM   #9
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Haven't been able to put a long ride on it yet, but I had a local guy put a half inch off nice foam over the top of the stock stuff, re-staple the stock cover on and it feels pretty good. Way cheap also.
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Old 03-01-2006, 05:43 PM   #10
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Baja Designs Tall Foam and Guts cover.

I have short legs, tall foam wont work for me

I did find a sheepskin add on that'll work I think
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Old 03-01-2006, 08:07 PM   #11
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I have an '02 XR250 and replaced the stock seat (which I think might be the same type seat build as on the XR650R...but could be wrong). Felt like my butt was hitting the plastic base on long rides so I replaced it with an SDG tall seat. I wanted a taller seat so that my legs wouldn't be so cramped in the sitting position. Funny thing is, when I compared the SDG side by side with the stock seat, they both appeared to be the same height except right where the foam turns up to the tank. I tend not to sit that far up so there really wasn't that much difference in seat height. I haven't measured the width or compared it to the old seat but it feels slightly wider. The seat foam does seem to be higher guality than on the stock seat. I'm glad I got it. I think I paid around 70 bucks for it.
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Old 03-01-2006, 11:03 PM   #12
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I also have an SDG seat -tall foam, firm? Found it on ebay for $60, and I love it. My recent Baja ride had a 2nd day ouchy in it, and I rode pretty much the next 1400 miles with my ass firmly on the seat. The SDG was fine.
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Old 03-07-2006, 10:23 AM   #13
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I have a Travelcade seat with gel insert and it works well for me.

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Old 03-07-2006, 10:25 AM   #14
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I have a Moose on mine that works pretty well.
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Old 03-07-2006, 02:06 PM   #15
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It is the medium it is not the one for the enduro she can make any custom one you want.
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what size sheepskin buttpad do you have on your bikes pictured above?
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