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Terry's Custom Seats Web-Site......https://www.terryscustomseats.com

Seat came in this morning so went to run errands and get lunch. The seat looks and feels fantastic. Went with the V-Pattern and really like it. I'm a bigger guy so the wings are out an inch more on each side than normal. Video First impressions........


Terry's Custom Seat's Flat Seat For Versys 1000 by weljo2001, on Flickr

Terry's Custom Seat's Flat Seat For Versys 1000 by weljo2001, on Flickr

Terry's Custom Seat's Flat Seat For Versys 1000 by weljo2001, on Flickr

Terry's Custom Seat's Flat Seat For Versys 1000 by weljo2001, on Flickr

Terry's Custom Seat's Flat Seat For Versys 1000 by weljo2001, on Flickr

Terry's Custom Seat's Flat Seat For Versys 1000 by weljo2001, on Flickr
 

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Thanks for the pictures and video narrative. Looks good. What was the turn around time as I don't have a second seat to send him.
 

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Very nice looking. It appears comfortable enough to be able ride from SoCal to NYC without any concern about monkey butt. I'll also wager it set you back a $$$ or two.
 

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Thanks for the pictures and video narrative. Looks good. What was the turn around time as I don't have a second seat to send him.

I got in touch with him the second week of July after he got back from his vacation. He said i would be scheduled for the work to begin at the end of August. I had an extra stock seat and sent it July. He said that was a good thing because some guys are scheduled but don't get their seats to him on time so he might be able to get to mine sooner if he has it in hand.....So by the time he got my seat till i got it back was about 4 weeks...
 

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Very nice looking. It appears comfortable enough to be able ride from SoCal to NYC without any concern about monkey butt. I'll also wager it set you back a $$$ or two.

Very comfy and it cost me $300.00 for the seat $10.00 extra for the V-Pattern Stitching and $25.00 to have it shipped back to me. So $335.00. plus it cost me about $59.00 to ship my stock seat to him...So very very reasonable for the quality of the seat...
 

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"Which means since I'm a bigger gut the seat is 2"wider at the wings....." Of course you meant to type "guy", or was that the proverbial Freudian slip??? Really nice seat - thanks for the great pictures.
 
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"Which means since I'm a bigger gut the seat is 2"wider at the wings....." Of course you meant to type "guy", or was that the proverbial Freudian slip??? Really nice seat - thanks for the great pictures.

Just a big gut guy with fat fingers trying to type...>:)>:)>:)>:)
 

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Joe - I've heard good things about Terry Adcox Custom Seats. Your post reminds me I should do something about the Versys seat. I'm spoiled with my Gold Wing's "bucket" seat. When I compare the Wing seat to the Versys seat.....well, there is no comparison. I have sat comfortably on my Wing seat (with a pad) all day, day after day, on long trips. No way I could do that on the Versys. I assume the Versys seat, being on an "Adventure" bike, is designed more for adventure riding and less for comfortable distance riding.

I bought the Versys for shorter, "fun" trips. I keep the Gold Wing for longer rides. But if I can make the Versys seating more comfortable, I'm all for that. Had been thinking about a simple pad of some sort. But your post is pretty compelling to look seriously at Terry's Seats.

Thanks for your post!

(BTW, in 2013 for your V650, you posted about the Terry Adcox seat "Great for the daily commute and on long rides can stretch out. If i were doing mostly long distance riding then i would go with a Russell Day Long". I am not doing mostly long distance riding on the Versys, but do you still feel that way? https://www.other.com/forums/162-general-discussions-v-650/19946-review-terry-adcock-seat.html )
 

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Joe - I've heard good things about Terry Adcox Custom Seats. Your post reminds me I should do something about the Versys seat. I'm spoiled with my Gold Wing's "bucket" seat. When I compare the Wing seat to the Versys seat.....well, there is no comparison. I have sat comfortably on my Wing seat (with a pad) all day, day after day, on long trips. No way I could do that on the Versys. I assume the Versys seat, being on an "Adventure" bike, is designed more for adventure riding and less for comfortable distance riding.

I bought the Versys for shorter, "fun" trips. I keep the Gold Wing for longer rides. But if I can make the Versys seating more comfortable, I'm all for that. Had been thinking about a simple pad of some sort. But your post is pretty compelling to look seriously at Terry's Seats.

Thanks for your post!

(BTW, in 2013 for your V650, you posted about the Terry Adcox seat "Great for the daily commute and on long rides can stretch out. If i were doing mostly long distance riding then i would go with a Russell Day Long". I am not doing mostly long distance riding on the Versys, but do you still feel that way? https://www.other.com/forums/162-general-discussions-v-650/19946-review-terry-adcock-seat.html )


The seat Terry made for the V-1000 is much more comfortable than the one for the 650 was. It seems to have more padding on the new one. The seat for the 650 was comfortable but the seat he made this time is so much better. Probably due to being a larger seat pan to begin with.
 

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The seat Terry made for the V-1000 is much more comfortable than the one for the 650 was. It seems to have more padding on the new one. The seat for the 650 was comfortable but the seat he made this time is so much better. Probably due to being a larger seat pan to begin with.
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...I have sat comfortably on my Wing seat (with a pad) all day, day after day, on long trips. No way I could do that on the Versys....
I've ridden MANY 11 hour PLUS days on my V650s, all wearing the OEM seat w/ raised front, and that includes riding across Canada a year ago as well as several trips to Alaska.
 

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The seat Terry made for the V-1000 is much more comfortable than the one for the 650 was. It seems to have more padding on the new one. The seat for the 650 was comfortable but the seat he made this time is so much better. Probably due to being a larger seat pan to begin with.
It also looks like he had more room. Remember that on the 650 pan he had to cut out a portion to make the flat seat.
 

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Joe - I've heard good things about Terry Adcox Custom Seats. Your post reminds me I should do something about the Versys seat. I'm spoiled with my Gold Wing's "bucket" seat. When I compare the Wing seat to the Versys seat.....well, there is no comparison. I have sat comfortably on my Wing seat (with a pad) all day, day after day, on long trips. No way I could do that on the Versys. I assume the Versys seat, being on an "Adventure" bike, is designed more for adventure riding and less for comfortable distance riding.

I bought the Versys for shorter, "fun" trips. I keep the Gold Wing for longer rides. But if I can make the Versys seating more comfortable, I'm all for that. Had been thinking about a simple pad of some sort. But your post is pretty compelling to look seriously at Terry's Seats.

Thanks for your post!

(BTW, in 2013 for your V650, you posted about the Terry Adcox seat "Great for the daily commute and on long rides can stretch out. If i were doing mostly long distance riding then i would go with a Russell Day Long". I am not doing mostly long distance riding on the Versys, but do you still feel that way? https://www.other.com/forums/162-general-discussions-v-650/19946-review-terry-adcock-seat.html )
Terry also makes a bucket style seat that would be similar to a RDL seat. In fact he will make anything your imagination the seat pan can support
 

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Went out for a ride today and to run some errands. Put a little over 200 miles on today and the seat felt fantastic. No aches and pains with the knees and hip. Most enjoyable ride that I've had in a long time.....
 
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