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Old 12-06-2012, 06:19 PM   #2926
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Wonder what happened during your install?....just measured mine and it is at 8 1/2".

Hands down the best seat right out of the box. I have them on three of my bikes...a must have upgrade same as a stabalizer in my opinion.

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Here is my brand new out of the box Seat Concepts "complete seat".

This is the factory made one they ship to you that they build. It is standard height. Carbon sides. Gripper top:




Informal "squeeze test" - I squeezed with my thumb until I could feel the seat pan:

vs. the stock seat:


Fit is perfect... just like the stock pan



Profile:


Top shape:


Right side:


Left side:



Pretty much the same thickness as stock - it is wider at the back than stock but not by a lot.
The big difference is the foam density.. only a ride will tell whether it works for my arse or not.
Hopefully I can sneak out for a few hours tomorrow before the snowstorm arrives this weekend.

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Old 12-07-2012, 06:54 AM   #2927
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Here is my brand new out of the box Seat Concepts "complete seat".

This is the factory made one they ship to you that they build. It is standard height. Carbon sides. Gripper top:










Pretty much the same thickness as stock - it is wider at the back than stock but not by a lot.
The big difference is the foam density.. only a ride will tell whether it works for my arse or not.
Hopefully I can sneak out for a few hours tomorrow before the snowstorm arrives this weekend.

Yep, 7 1/2" wide, same measurement that I got. Its a quality product but not wide enough for me .Easily modified though.
Look fwd to your ride review.
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Old 12-07-2012, 09:22 AM   #2928
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Yep, 7 1/2" wide, same measurement that I got. Its a quality product but not wide enough for me .Easily modified though.
Look fwd to your ride review.
Just installed mine, and it measured 7.5 across.

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Old 12-07-2012, 05:25 PM   #2929
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Just installed mine, and it measured 7.5 across.

Garrett
Anyone try the +1" seat yet?
I just brought my 350EXC home today and I am already tired of the 2X4 they call a seat.
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Old 12-07-2012, 07:04 PM   #2930
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Geek, granite workbench in the garage?? Damn, jigga.
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Old 12-07-2012, 07:14 PM   #2931
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Yeah

One of my clients is an interior decorator and she was redoing her kitchen - she offered me some of her counter tops so I took a big piece made a toolbox mid-shelf.

Fooker is heavy!

I'm planning to redo the entire garage in steal. All the workbenches will be stainless and all cabinets 18 gauge.
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Old 12-07-2012, 08:40 PM   #2932
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Anyone try the +1" seat yet?
I just brought my 350EXC home today and I am already tired of the 2X4 they call a seat.
This is my 4th SeatConcepts seat so I'm not concerned about it's comfort. Haven't had a chance to try it yet as I haven't been on the bike since I bought it. Work and weather...weather and work... I'm installing studded tires soon so hopefully I'll get out and have some fun.

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Old 12-08-2012, 07:28 AM   #2933
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Anyone try the +1" seat yet?
I just brought my 350EXC home today and I am already tired of the 2X4 they call a seat.
I bought the +1" seat for my 500 EXC, with the anti-skid cover. I found it way too tall for me. I have a 34in. inseam. I found I could barely swing my leg over the seat and I had difficulty touching the ground when in nasty terrain. Some of that was due to the anti-skid cover. It was very comfortable once on the bike and riding, but if I had to put my foot down for balance I was in trouble. So, I went and bought the standard height seat and I find it just as comfortable as the high one, and much more comfortable than the stock seat, due to it's additional width and firmness.
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Old 12-08-2012, 05:03 PM   #2934
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Yeah

One of my clients is an interior decorator and she was redoing her kitchen - she offered me some of her counter tops so I took a big piece made a toolbox mid-shelf.

Fooker is heavy!

I'm planning to redo the entire garage in steal. All the workbenches will be stainless and all cabinets 18 gauge.
I was half expecting you to say: Garage? That's my kitchen!
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Old 12-08-2012, 05:34 PM   #2935
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I bought the +1" seat for my 500 EXC, with the anti-skid cover. I found it way too tall for me. I have a 34in. inseam. I found I could barely swing my leg over the seat and I had difficulty touching the ground when in nasty terrain. Some of that was due to the anti-skid cover. It was very comfortable once on the bike and riding, but if I had to put my foot down for balance I was in trouble. So, I went and bought the standard height seat and I find it just as comfortable as the high one, and much more comfortable than the stock seat, due to it's additional width and firmness.
Yeah, it's always a struggle to decide which is worse; knees that hurt from being bent to less than a 90 degree angle or the struggle to get a leg over a tall seat and touch the ground. Lowering the footpegs would be better, but I haven't seen an option to do that on these bikes. I have a 33-1/2 inseam and I am already having trouble getting a leg over the seat. But, I have the static sag jacked up because I need the next stiffer spring. I thought I might get enough drop to go with the +1 seat once I can set the sag properly. Based on your email, it isn't sounding very likely. Did you buy complete seats or just a foam? Did you already sell off the +1 version?
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Old 12-08-2012, 05:41 PM   #2936
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Anyone have a good suggestion to get the bars a little farther forward? I have them in the fourth position and it is better, but need #5...or maybe #6!
TIA
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:48 PM   #2937
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Anyone have a good suggestion to get the bars a little farther forward? I have them in the fourth position and it is better, but need #5...or maybe #6!
TIA
rox risers
http://www.roxspeedfx.com/cgi-bin/ca...ublabel_id=324
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:12 PM   #2938
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Yeah, it's always a struggle to decide which is worse; knees that hurt from being bent to less than a 90 degree angle or the struggle to get a leg over a tall seat and touch the ground. Lowering the footpegs would be better, but I haven't seen an option to do that on these bikes.
There's 3 options that I know of

http://www.ktm.com/service/catalogue...rts2013us.html

scroll down to bottom left of webpage, enter page 66.

or

http://www.promotobillet.com/catalog...Path=23_99_106
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Old 12-09-2012, 03:19 PM   #2939
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Anyone have a good suggestion to get the bars a little farther forward? I have them in the fourth position and it is better, but need #5...or maybe #6!
TIA
How tall are you? Moving the bars up is a lot different than moving them forward, which is going to affect the way the bike handles/steers (will make it twitchy).
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Old 12-09-2012, 03:46 PM   #2940
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Not sure if this was posted but saw it over on TT. http://www.snowestonline.com/forum/s...82#post3202382
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