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Old 06-18-2012, 02:48 PM
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So we're taking our shop 2003 Sportster 883 to Sturgis this year and we need a comfortable seat. We wanted to hear everyone's favorite seat! oh and the person riding it is about 6'2" 250 lbs. Thanks in advance for the recommendations!
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Old 06-18-2012, 03:02 PM
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Can only give my opinion on the stock seat and the Mustang Solo Vintage. Stock almost broke my back on bumps and hurt my rear almost immediately.. the mustang is comfortable for as long as I want to sit on it. It did raise my seating position by at least an inch, and looks a little bulkier than I'd have liked, but I love it.
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Old 06-18-2012, 03:11 PM
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Mustang Vintage Solo vote here too.

I also have a Sundowner, it's a pretty nice seat, but not in the same league as Mustang IMO.
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Check out Sick Saddles. If the solo is as comfy as the 2up, you're in for a good time.
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Mustang. I have their solo Tripper, but word on the forum is the vintage solo is the best.
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+1 for the tripper solo by mustang.
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Mustang Wide Touring Vintage Solo. You can ride in these things for days.
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Mustang Wide Touring Vintage Solo. You can ride in these things for days.
+1 on the Wide Touring Vintage. I have the Regular Solo but I'll get the Wide model soon.
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Mustang Wide Touring Vintage Solo. You can ride in these things for days.
That's good, cause we will be. ha ha : )
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I am 6" and 240, the sick saddle gets my vote!
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