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Old 12-01-2012, 12:13 AM   #71521
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Anyone ever get a Corbin seat and decided they like the stock better?
not me - i couldn't take more than about 20 minutes on the stocker. the corbin is great, imo.

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Old 12-01-2012, 12:35 AM   #71522
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not me - i couldn't take more than about 20 minutes on the stocker. the corbin is great, imo.

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hmmmmm.... I think my corbin seat is too low for me or something. My butt feels like it wants to go more forward with the corbin than I can remember with the stock.....
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Old 12-01-2012, 02:03 AM   #71523
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I never tried an after market set. I have over 40,000 miles on the stock seat and have been satisfied. Maybe I am just a hard ass.

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Old 12-01-2012, 03:12 AM   #71524
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http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=829687

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Old 12-01-2012, 04:25 AM   #71525
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I never tried an after market set. I have over 40,000 miles on the stock seat and have been satisfied. Maybe I am just a hard ass.

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Old 12-01-2012, 07:18 AM   #71526
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i built the rack, pannier mounts, & tool tube,

Hey Skunk, I'm nearly there with mine, but do you have a side-shot or better picture of the rear mount your rack goes to? I see the upper-forward mount seems to be between the grab bar and the rear frame, but I'd like to see your routing for the rest of it (maybe without the bags on).

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I may bend those forward pieces down, or cut them off. I won't leave them like that.
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Old 12-01-2012, 07:30 AM   #71527
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Anyone ever get a Corbin seat and decided they like the stock better?
Corbin's more comfortable then the stocker, but it sucks when you have to do a lot of standing up.
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:23 AM   #71528
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Anyone ever get a Corbin seat and decided they like the stock better?
For a DR, most people would probably recommend another option that allows for different fueltanks and comfortable standing. Corbin seats are built on a heavier, stiffer seatpan.

A popular, less expensive option these days is a Seat Concepts or Saddlemen re-cover/foam kit on the flexible and light stock seatpan. It's about half the cost of a custom seat, is flexible enough to fit with aftermarket OR stock tanks, is narrow where it needs to be for comfortable standing, is wide where it needs to be for comfortable sitting, and doesn't add appreciable up-high weight.
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:17 AM   #71529
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Corbin's more comfortable then the stocker, but it sucks when you have to do a lot of standing up.

I never even noticed my Corbin when standing, probably too busy dodginh baby heads. Sure wouldn't want to go back to stock. Mine is with the 5 g tank.
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:25 AM   #71530
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I never tried an after market set. I have over 40,000 miles on the stock seat and have been satisfied. Maybe I am just a hard ass.

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Ya I would rather spend 300+ on the suspension the just a seat.
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Old 12-01-2012, 10:43 AM   #71531
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I never even noticed my Corbin when standing, probably too busy dodginh baby heads. Sure wouldn't want to go back to stock. Mine is with the 5 g tank.

I'm with you. Maybe I'm bow-legged or something, but I just don't get what people are talking about when they say it sucks for standing?!?!
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Old 12-01-2012, 11:06 AM   #71532
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Ya I would rather spend 300+ on the suspension the just a seat.

After having my Corbin for a few years now...I'm the exact opposite. I wouldn't go without my Corbin. The best money I have spent on my DR.

If you only do 30-40 miles of trail riding (lots of standing up) a day the stocker is probably fine. But, if you plan on spending some seat time a day like I do (200-300 miles a day) it is well worth it.

Ofcourse, you can see that some can stand the stocker...how, I don't know. Unlike the rest of me, my ass is about 2% body fat and 30 miles on the stocker made me want to sell the bike!
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Old 12-01-2012, 11:10 AM   #71533
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Wouldn't this process make the motor run hotter?? I'm no expert but having to put several layers of paint over the engine wouldn't seem that productive.
I would not powder coat the fins on an air cooled motor for sure.

But, they do make paints that are made to help transfer heat. Someone else might be more versed in it but I know a lot of radiators in cars are painted black and I was told to help protect from corrosion and help transfer heat. I know I have seen some older air cooled motors painted black as well.
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Old 12-01-2012, 11:12 AM   #71534
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Eh? Sit down and ride

I have stock, Corbin, and Seat Concepts.
I find the Seat Concepts the most comfortable of the three.
Corbin is nice and wide but rather hard for my boney butt.
Stock is just plain uncomfortable to me for longer than 20 minutes.
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Old 12-01-2012, 11:16 AM   #71535
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