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How To Achieve Backside Bliss On Long Motorcycle Rides

 8 Tips to help you maximize your seating comfort on long adventure rides.

Published on 03.04.2014

8. Custom Seats

Sometimes even an aftermarket seat can’t give you the comfortable ride you desire for those long motorcycle rides. Or you may find that there is no aftermarket seat available for your motorcycle. A Custom-built saddle is the most expensive option for improving your seating comfort, but it may be your last resort if all else fails.

Hand built, custom seats are the ultimate comfort upgrade for your motorcycle. You can get a custom-built seat made to fit your body proportions and desired firmness. Each seat can be customized for the seat height, shape and foam firmness you specify. Just provide the company with your measurements and custom requirements and they will go to work creating your dream seat. You may also be able to make an appointment to have the seat personally fitted to you backside. Often, you will need to provide the company with your existing seat as a donor so they can re-use the seat pan.

Two popular companies that offer custom-built seats for Adventure Motorcycles are Renazco and Bill Mayers Saddles. Contact them through their website to find out if they can make a custom-built saddle for your Adventure Motorcycle.


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Author: Rob Dabney
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3 thoughts on “How To Achieve Backside Bliss On Long Motorcycle Rides

  1. I have an xr650r the stock seat was killing me after only riding 1/2 hour, I got a seat from seat concepts , night and day difference, I can ride all day now!

  2. I’m using a Saddlemen Adventure Track on my KLR; it’s the only expensive piece on the whole bike. However, with that seat installed, I can ride for 10 hours w/o needing to visit the ER for monkeybutt-syndrome thereafter. It was worth every penny.