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Best aftermarket seat for 2021 V1000. Go…
Good question and one that I haven't answered yet. Please keep in mind all of this is very subjective as everyone is built differently.

The stock seat left my bottom side burning after an hour or so riding. Issue was the forward slope. Had my stock seat modified by Seth Laam. The guy is a true craftsman - seat looks beautiful and the work quality is outstanding. Although quite a bit better than stock it still isn't where I need it to be. There is some crunching going on in a "sensitive area" that makes it uncomfortable after a couple of hours of riding. Also need a bit more padding at the very bottom of the seat. I suspect there is too much of a bucket - a flatter (no forward slope) seat probably would work better. Will reach out to Seth offseason to see it is possible to make adjustments. Still recommend Seth if you can get the proper seat shape for you. The seat quest for me continues ...

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Good question and one that I haven't answered yet. Please keep in mind all of this is very subjective as everyone is built differently.

The stock seat left my bottom side burning after an hour or so riding. Issue was the forward slope. Had my stock seat modified by Seth Laam. The guy is a true craftsman - seat looks beautiful and the work quality is outstanding. Although quite a bit better than stock it still isn't where I need it to be. There is some crunching going on in a "sensitive area" that makes it uncomfortable after a couple of hours of riding. Also need a bit more padding at the very bottom of the seat. I suspect there is too much of a bucket - a flatter (no forward slope) seat probably would work better. Will reach out to Seth offseason to see it is possible to make adjustments. Still recommend Seth if you can get the proper seat shape for you. The seat quest for me continues ...

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I've had Russell and Adcox on previous bikes, yes good all day..... I tried my buddy's V1000, he had modded the stock, then went with a Seat Concepts kit.... hey, not bad. But I opted for the Holeshot Corbin. I can ride that all day too, but a little firmer than the others. All good choices. On a budget, go the Seat Concepts.... don't get the gripper top, unless you like getting up to move around. Oh, and I don't do leather any more..... a textured vinyl is better IMHO.
 

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I have a Corbin Holeshot on my 2019 V1K great seat however being a short guy 5'7" 195 lbs it slides me to far back and I have to stretch to reach the bars. So I did some research and ordered a top Sellerie from France custom made Gel with heat and it was 600 after shipping. Now I just have to wait until June 3rd for it to arrive. Picture shows the Corbin Holeshot
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I have a Corbin Holeshot on my 2019 V1K great seat however being a short guy 5'7" 195 lbs it slides me to far back and I have to stretch to reach the bars. So I did some research and ordered a top Sellerie from France custom made Gel with heat and it was 600 after shipping. Now I just have to wait until June 3rd for it to arrive. Picture shows the Corbin Holeshot View attachment 187921
Did you sell the Corbin?
 
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