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So, after a year with the stock seat and doing a lot of looking around, I've narrowed my choices down to 2 seats for my '17 Slim, the Saddleman Step-Up or the C&C Squareback. Anybody have experience with these two seats? Specifically, I'm looking for any opinions as far as comfort for longer rides(several hundred mile days/weekends). I would also welcome input as far as other similarly styled seats that might be a better choice that I may not have been aware of.
 
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Ive owned 3 C&C Fastback seats and put over 60,000 on them between 3 bikes. IMO great seat, very comfortable. I believe the only difference between the Fastback and the Squareback is the passenger portion.

I can easily go 300 + miles a day, ride full tank to empty before a short break to stretch and gas up

In the picture below is a C&C fastback on my 05 fatboy purchased in 2006 and still like new
 

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Ive owned 3 C&C Fastback seats and put over 60,000 on them between 3 bikes. IMO great seat, very comfortable. I believe the only difference between the Fastback and the Squareback is the passenger portion.

I can easily go 300 + miles a day, ride full tank to empty before a short break to stretch and gas up

In the picture below is a C&C fastback on my 05 fatboy purchased in 2006 and still like new
Thanks for the input! Did you go for with or without the gel?
 
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Ultimate seats are the best i've ever owned!
 
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I've heard good things about them, but unfortunately they don't make a seat for the Slim.
 
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Then Corbin
 
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Thanks for the input! Did you go for with or without the gel?
None of mine had Gel but Ive heard good thing about adding the gel.

In my experience with my 3 C&C seats all of them moved me down and back about 1". The riders portion is wide and comfortable, they do take a couple hundred miles to break in. The one on the fatboy (picture below) is about 13 yr old and has close to 24,000 miles on it. Still in great condition
 
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None of mine had Gel but Ive heard good thing about adding the gel.

In my experience with my 3 C&C seats all of them moved me down and back about 1". The riders portion is wide and comfortable, they do take a couple hundred miles to break in. The one on the fatboy (picture below) is about 13 yr old and has close to 24,000 miles on it. Still in great condition
Thanks again! A slightly lower seating position would be great, as I am pretty short.
 
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Then try C&C, they will make it to your specs. The quilter top always looks good
 
 


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