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jusjones, how is the long haul solo seat different from the stock seat in size and covering material? I keep reading that it's quite comfortable. My arse rides toward the back seam of the stock seat, so I'm hoping the long haul provides a bit more room.

Also, the backrest that Fasteddy has is fitted for an America. Are suggesting that it fits the Bird?

Thanks for any feedback.

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The seat is much the same size with a key difference being the comfort level is greatly improved by two factors.

1. The foam is much thicker and somehow softer while still maintaining shape and firmness.
2. There is a small built in back support in the rear 1/3 of the seat. It does push you forward and initially I thought this would be a problem as like you I tended to sit further back in the seat however within a few rides it seems to have adapted to my style.

I have no idea other than cost why this is not the stock seat but I do know one thing and thats that I could never go back now....

Buy one you'll love it

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The seat is much the same size with a key difference being the comfort level is greatly improved by two factors.

1. The foam is much thicker and somehow softer while still maintaining shape and firmness.
2. There is a small built in back support in the rear 1/3 of the seat. It does push you forward and initially I thought this would be a problem as like you I tended to sit further back in the seat however within a few rides it seems to have adapted to my style.

I have no idea other than cost why this is not the stock seat but I do know one thing and thats that I could never go back now....

Buy one you'll love it

J.
Jusjones,

Thanks so much for your feedback. You've convinced me that the long haul is the way to go.

Getting advice from fellow riders makes this forum invaluable!

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