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Old 07-10-2013, 10:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Mustang Seats for the New Bonneville

I was chatting with a guy on a Duc the other day, and he told me that to amuse his wife, he had rented a Harley for a road trip, two-up, and that the HD's Mustang seat was extremely comfortable, because, as he qualified, it's designed specifically for more "upright riding".

Since I have high-rise bars on my T100, I'm sitting more upright than with the stock bars, and I'm wondering whether, with a better designed seat, I might extend my range.

I currently use a Solo seat, and have done the due diligence on the Corbins, Burtons, etc.

Mustang sent me the following in reply to my query:

Seats for this model are due to be in production in August. Please check our Web for updates.

Can anyone speak to the quality of Mustang seats... or to the notion that a more upright posture is better served with a seat designed specifically with that in mind?

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I was chatting with a guy on a Duc the other day, and he told me that to amuse his wife, he had rented a Harley for a road trip, two-up, and that the HD's Mustang seat was extremely comfortable, because, as he qualified, it's designed specifically for more "upright riding".

Since I have high-rise bars on my T100, I'm sitting more upright than with the stock bars, and I'm wondering whether, with a better designed seat, I might extend my range.

I currently use a Solo seat, and have done the due diligence on the Corbins, Burtons, etc.

Mustang sent me the following in reply to my query:

Seats for this model are due to be in production in August. Please check our Web for updates.

Can anyone speak to the quality of Mustang seats... or to the notion that a more upright posture is better served with a seat designed specifically with that in mind?

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I had one on a Suzuki Volusia, excellent seat in fit and finish.
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Old 07-10-2013, 11:25 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I've had a Mustang with backrest on both my HD's. I like em.

I just went to the Mustang site and there is no info available. I filled out their online request form asking if they are going to produce Bonneville seats. Any info they give me I will also pass along here.

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Old 07-11-2013, 08:55 AM   #4 (permalink)
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not sure how much more suited to "upright" riding they are,but they are wider than most Bonnie seats,softer than Corbin's,well made,with good materials and don't look half bad.
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Old 07-11-2013, 09:20 AM   #5 (permalink)
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My wife had a Mustang seat on her Honda Sabre. Well made and very comfortable. if you're looking at a replacement seat, you should look at the Mustang. I have the Burton seat on my T100 and I don't having any plans on replacing it. Pretty comfortable, looks great, and gave me about 1" more legroom.
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Old 07-11-2013, 06:59 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I have Mustangs on both my Harley's and they are excellent. Well worth the money. Compared to the Mustangs, the Corbin I have on my 800 XC is like sitting on bricks. The Mustangs cost less than the Corbins too.
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Old 07-13-2013, 10:14 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Russell Day Long is the most comfortable seat I have ever used, and I have tried many brands. They are custom made to your seating position and they use a design with springs that truly gives broad support. Definitely worth the money IF comfort is your goal.
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I have found soft seats are comfortable for short rides whilst hard seats (ie Corbin) are better for +400 mile days.
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Old 07-15-2013, 09:47 AM   #9 (permalink)
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i'm excited to see what mustang offers. i've tried a few triumph seats and a corbin...my ass is still unhappy after a few hours. *snicker*
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