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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-21-2017, 09:08 PM Thread Starter
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Just joined and purchased a 2015 Versys 650

I just purchased a used 2015 Versys 650 (non LT version) but came with quite a few accessories: Taller windscreen. engine guards, center stand, side racks with Tusk Panniers. and Corbin Seat (cant get use to this corbin seat and thinking about putting stock seat back on). My first fuel injection cycle also by the way. I am in Illinois.
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-21-2017, 09:11 PM Thread Starter
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Welcome. What ever seat you have I would stick with it for a few hundred miles to see if you acclimatize to it. Continuous riding every day is best for this. Every saddle causes a few new aches and pains in new spots until your body becomes used to it.

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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-22-2017, 08:55 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the advice "twowheels". I have other bikes and have spent time on them. I'm around 6'3" 195lb. The Corbin feels like its cut out too much and too low in the seating position and almost feels dished out. I feel like it needs to be taller for more comfort also. I always refer it to sitting in one of those short chairs you see in an elementary school. You can't stretch out and your back aches. I have a Corbin on my Transalp and love it. The rise between driver and passenger is perfect where you can put your rear against for back support and comfort. On the Versys this area is too far back and that is with bar risers. When you do try to stretch back against this area there is a dip or dished out area that pushes you back down to the middle part of the seat like its dished out so you can't fully extend and get your back against this area.
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