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exiledinaus

Has anyone fitted one and how is the comfort?

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I have one. Even though Im 5'11" the bike felt really tall when I first started riding it...

 

As far as comfort, I don't have any issues with it, but obviously, with less padding, its not quite as comfortable as the stock seat.

 

But my longest ride so far has been about 3 hours. For my multi-day trip this summer I'll likely switch back to the stock seat.

 

EDIT- Im also only 157 pounds...

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Matth

Mines great obviously less padding however there is enough. After a full day out i feel i needs more comfort however horses for courses.

pretty well designed and couldnt ask for better as all day on the GS i felt the same.

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I have Yamaha 20mm lowering links fitted - didn't want to go lower on the suspension - lowered the front forks through the yolks  by another 18mm, but the easiest mod that gave me the best results was to reshape the seat - use a serrated bread knife to cut the foam then sand it off with a surf form and sand paper - i took about 30mm of the height of an already OEM low seat and can still ride all day with no comfort issues - i have taken the angled ridges off completely - the ridges spread your legs and thus you loose ground clearance - with this and a lowering link i can easily flat foot one side -  5'6"  - 29" inseam

 

 

 Finished result> smooth curves no awful ridges as the standard seat - and "double low" - no issues with comfort for me.

 

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Are they available yet?  I tried to buy one, but they were backordered, with no date

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Tazmool

I've had the oem low seat since day one on my T7.  I ordered mine right from the UK, at the time in Canada you could not order one from Yamaha Canada.  

Comfort wise its "ok"  not bad, I can go a 400km day on it.  I did get the seat concepts upgrade, its even lower than the oem low seat, but I won't know for a while if its comfy for me (spring time!) 

Tazmool

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Bleedinears

I'm 6'2" and i got a oem low seat for doing technical off road stuff just because it is easier to get feet flat down in tricky situations.  I put standard seat on for commuting or longer trips and light greenlaning . It is only £148 .

Makes a big difference in confidence with low seat on difficult sections 👍😃

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