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Surement effective and comfortable, but I find this ugly saddle.
The origin goes better with the style of the motorcycle
 

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These seats look really nice. Some can look bad, or unfinished so I'm impressed. Not the best looking but at least it looks like good quality.
 

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Adding some back rests certainly makes the Valkyrie more comfortable for longer journeys. It's a bit of a necessity if you plan on riding long distances.
 

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Adding some back rests certainly makes the Valkyrie more comfortable for longer journeys. It's a bit of a necessity if you plan on riding long distances.
I've got the Corbin seat and backrests. We've put about 200 miles on them so far . .. and really like them.

I had to have a post fabricated for the passenger backrest -- allowing about 2" more distance between the backrest posts . . . giving my wife more room (she's not a large woman . . . but the original distance was too short ... about 11.5 inches.

I would recommend this seat/backrest to anyone looking for a more comfortable long-distance ride.
 

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Will the Corbin seat work with the Honda passenger backrest and luggage rack?


Does the Corbin seat move the rider back? If so, how far?


Thanks
Ed
 

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The Corbin does work with the Honda backrest they actually have a pad you can buy to match the seat. From my experience it moves you back just a little simply because of the shape. I've used them on so many bikes I've lost count
 

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Here's the Corbin Gunfighter that I just put on my Black Valkyrie. I wanted a "saddle" appearance. So I ordered the Brown for the seat area and Asphalt Black for the rear section. And I ordered BLACK LETTERING for the word CORBIN. If you look at the photo you will see the letters are WHITE. I sent them an email about it, but what can you do at this point? Ship it back and make them redo it - yeah, I know but what a serious pain in the ass. I guess I like live with it although I believe it would look better with the letters BLACK.
As far as the seat goes - it looks great (to me) and it feels as though it will be much better than stock. Next month I'm taking an 1100 mile round trip to the mountains and back to a rally there I like to go to. That will tell the tail - (pun intended...)
 

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I ordered a Corbin for my bike and found it no better than the factory seat. The side panels will not come off without breaking off the top lug on the side panels. I returned the seat and they offered to modify to my specks which I agreed if they could solve the problems I felt were inharent in the seat for me. They agreed to beef the padding and change the seat structure so I would not slide forward in the a seat which was an issue for me. The seat conture was such that it felt like I was sitting on a round pipe instead of a flat or dished surface. They raised the horn in the front and flattened the seating surface and increased the padding to soften the feel. To correct the panel removal issue it appears they shortened the two mounting tabs on the rear fender to force the seat up higher on the rear fender. It took me about a frustrating 1/2 hr to finally get the screws back in the rear screw mounts without crossthreading them. They supplied longer screws but the hex size was smaller than the Honda size which ment I would need to carry 2 allen sizes in the event I needed to remove the seat. So I fought with the original shorter screws that were the original. It would have been much easier with second person helping aply pressure on the seat while installing the screws. I figure over time the seat would relax and be easier to install over time. So far the seat feels real comfortable and the pressure on my rear is now on my cheeks and not my tail bone and I do not slide forward. The seat also feel lower surprisingly. I do need to take it on a long ride to see if it cured the burn problem. I bought the seat if Feb and returned it a week later. They finally returned it to me a week ago. I called numerous times and never got a returned call or could find out the status till the last few days before the sent it back to me. Quite frustrating but the seat looks good cannot tell the difference from the ones posted here but the feel is significantly different than when I returned it. Oh and my bike is a 2014 Valkyrie maroon.
 

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A 965.7 mile rally run to NC and back in the middle of June proved my Corbin's comfort advantage over the stock seat. I'm happy with mine. I will say I don't believe it is as comfortable as several Russell Day Long's I've owned, but nevertheless it will serve me well.
 

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I don't think so. I'm having trouble removing mine and am making arrangements to ride to Corbin in Ormond Beach to have the assess the situation.
 
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