If your seat feels comfortable after a long ride .Please post a picture of your seat also mention any mods or work by Lugo the seat Guru. My butt is killing me .
i 100% agree with your assessment of the powerparts seat on comfort. Perhaps a good choice for a track day or spirited riding, but not for long rides - the oem seat would be better.I'm interested. 2016 GT. Tried the Powerparts seat and it was awful for me. Have the Laam seats and although better, the shape leaves me on my tippy toes at stops and that's not comforting either. I'd like to find someone that will re-shape and foam the Powerpart seat
Bought them used (I mean...they are next to new...and I say "they" because its a rider/passenger combo). The guy I bought them front was my same weight...although I think he is taller maybe?i 100% agree with your assessment of the powerparts seat on comfort. Perhaps a good choice for a track day or spirited riding, but not for long rides - the oem seat would be better.
Did you order the Laam sept new? If so I’d get him to re shape it …how tall are you?
The good news is the GT seat is wider than the SDR so it’s definitely a better platform to produce comfort. I believe someone on here has a seargent on a GT ant they love it.
Spartacus,Waiting for a response from the doc @GaryCulb .... he has either had one of everything or will soon.
Also someone from Germany I think had a custom seat done with a cut-out, ditch, trough (pick a word) at the front for his uh, delicate parts. Makes sense cuz you see this feature on bicycle seats over and over again. I like the thinking there ... if you're not putting pressure on your "taint", well then it can't go to sleep. Nuthin worse than when it eventually wakes up again!
i think Dianna's is my next stop. I will have my set of LAAM seats for sale shortly lol. Wonderfully comfy but my short legs put me on my tippy toes with the LAAM seats at stops. 30" inseams need not apply. Suggest 32" or greaterSpartacus,
Do not if that was a complement or a ...
Anyway, yes I have been through several different set brands. Seats are very personel thing so, everyones preferance is likely to be different.
The Corbin looked the best on the GT (Corbin Motorcycle Seats & Accessories | Dual Saddle, KTM Super Duke | 800-538-7035 ). Unfortunately, when riding step declines I got thrown into the tank. My riding buddies figured this out & took advatange of it.
The Lamm Seat ws the most comfortable (Laam Custom Motorcycle Seats ). Unfortunately, it was so wide it interfered with me dropping into the lean for the twisty's.
(Not my bike)
My "Personel Favorite" is the OEM Powersport seat. WAIT... Yes, I sent it off & had the seat foam replaced with SUPERFOAM (Dianna's Shop – Custom Upholstery for Motor Cycle Seats and Recreational Equipment – Custom Motorcycle Seat Upholstery ). Dianna even saved the seats heater. Least expensive seat mod was a home run.
Hy-Tech has been doing motorcycle seats for years. They've also done cars for Jay Leno and other luminaries. I'm sure a good auto upholstery shop that dabbles in bike seats would be able to build heated seats. The rub would be getting them to work with KTM's nanny system. . Seat heaters are available online,Fleabay, etc but having the right connector and getting the nanny to light up the heater might be a pain.This is exactly what I need. I can see the difference. I also want the ability for heated seats. So Auto upholstery places should be able to help me?
I actually dig my OEM seat as well. I went to the Ergo for the heating element of it. (I know I know...I live in California for F sakes lol...but I plan to tour in the cold!)It's an incredibly personal decision. There's no one-size-fits-all when it comes to seats. I'm fortunate in that the OEM seat on my '16 GT is perfect for me. But what's comfort for me might be torture for the next guy, and vice-versa.