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Old 11-13-2012, 05:40 PM   #1
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Question 2-person cafe/bobber seat

I know the title is a bit of a contradicting statement. *I recently bought a '78 R100/7 that I am modding to have a bit of a cafe/bobber feel to it. My wife was actually pretty excited about the project and immediately asked if she would be able to ride with......so, that said, I'm looking for a seat online that meets the following criteria, but having little luck and would love your suggestions.

1) be able to seat a passenger. I will ride solo 90% of the time, but need the capability for a passenger the other 10%.*
2) pre made: *I don't have the ability or time to make my own seat.*
3) require little/minor (or none at all) frame modification. I don't weld, so am limited as to what I can do to my frame.

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Old 11-13-2012, 06:11 PM   #2
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Only cafe-style seat that comes to mind would be the Giuliari BMW /7 Sports seat...

Seems to be a couple different versions.

http://www.bmwbayer.de/Sport-seat-R9...RT-and-R-45/65

Scroll down on this page: http://shop.siebenrock.com/index1.ph...php&sprache=en

Scroll down on this page: http://flatracer.com/#/bmw-seats/4538395032

You can also contact bmweuro on this forum, he might be able to track one down for you.


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Old 11-14-2012, 03:21 AM   #3
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I had a stock seat remade by a local upholstery shop, flattened the entire thing out, then added a small "racer hump" onto the back, recovered the whole thing in black, with a metalflake silver stripe up the hump, ended up looking very cool and could carry a passenger easily. didn't cost me much either. sorry, don't have any pics of it.
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Old 11-14-2012, 05:05 AM   #4
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Keep a stock seat for it and switch them out when needed.

It's quick and easy to do,, and safer when riding.
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Old 11-14-2012, 01:19 PM   #5
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Keep a stock seat for it and switch them out when needed.
It's quick and easy to do,, and safer when riding.
Hear hear!
Jon beat me to it.
I have a nice Denfeld solo that is my main seat but when I know I'll have a passenger I swap for the stock.
Might not look as nice but who cares if it's only 10% of the time. Plus if you've already got a lady on back no need to look as cool ;)
If you need the cool factor and might take a lady for a joyride then better yet you have the solo as she'll be right close all snug like. If there isn't room then that's a good sign you may have drank too much ;)
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Old 11-14-2012, 02:25 PM   #6
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My wife and I ride two on this seat.




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Old 11-14-2012, 04:34 PM   #7
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Thin/low profile seats

Thanks guys! *A lot of great input! *I didn't really consider having 2 seats.

I really like the look of this seat:*
http://www.wrenchmonkees.com/motorcycles/monkee-23.html

Specifically, how thin it is. I like how it still has that "classic" look to with with the ridges on top, but isn't so thick as the stock seats......yeah, I realize that the 3" or so of foam on the stock seats is probably more comfy. Anyone know of similar two sweater seats to that wrench monkey seat, but for airheads???
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:13 PM   #8
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To my mind Wrenchmonkees' seat looks spartan and home made, BMWEURO has the answer I believe.
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