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Offline adamktm

My arse hurts! Comfort seat 690?
« on: April 10, 2019, 04:36:08 pm »
Iím in the market for a better seat for my 690. I get an ache in my arse if I ride too long. Usually when we are slabbing it to the dirt.

Are there any cost effective seats available? I see you can get a power parts seat, but not sure how good they are?

What do you guys recommend?
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Re: My arse hurts! Comfort seat 690?
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2019, 05:03:42 pm »
Sheep skin from Oscava, beads from Midas or an airhawk from Flying Brick.  I do realize you do not ride a KLR :pot:

There is also the fellow that redoes seats via Flying Brick if you want totally custom cheek rests.
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Re: My arse hurts! Comfort seat 690?
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2019, 05:04:31 pm »
Or buy a XR650L.  Dammit, haven't had a seat that plush since my XT550.   :ricky:
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Re: My arse hurts! Comfort seat 690?
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2019, 05:24:08 pm »
Sheep skin from Oscava, beads from Midas or an airhawk from Flying Brick.  I do realize you do not ride a KLR :pot:

There is also the fellow that redoes seats via Flying Brick if you want totally custom cheek rests.

I meant to say, no KLR options   >:D

I wonder if FB guy is my guy.......
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Re: My arse hurts! Comfort seat 690?
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2019, 05:32:05 pm »
I can't remember the dudes name, but he raised my GS1200 seat with 1 inch.  I reshaped the plastic sides later on and he re-stapled it again FOC.  Still on the bike.  In my case it was just to gain peg / seat height for my knees though.  BMW builds comfort into the seats at the factory, since the bikes don't break down as much as KTMs do.    ;)
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Re: My arse hurts! Comfort seat 690?
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2019, 05:50:15 pm »
Seat Concepts!
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Re: My arse hurts! Comfort seat 690?
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2019, 07:42:55 pm »
I rode my mates 690 and noticed that there was a cushion thing on the seat. After a couple of kilos I worked out it was there to absorb  the blood. Neat way of keeping your bike clean.

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Re: My arse hurts! Comfort seat 690?
« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2019, 09:22:14 pm »
If interested in Seat Concept seat, let me know. Hardly use mine.

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Re: My arse hurts! Comfort seat 690?
« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2019, 10:04:27 am »
Seat Concepts on mine and never looked back again Expensive to import though
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Offline adamktm

Re: My arse hurts! Comfort seat 690?
« Reply #9 on: April 11, 2019, 04:03:37 pm »
Seat Concepts!

Can you just buy the foam part?

Iíve looked at the full seat and I canít justify that amount of money. $300 plus shipping

I do understand that they are the business though! Does Nithrone make a comfort seat?
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Re: My arse hurts! Comfort seat 690?
« Reply #10 on: April 11, 2019, 04:04:26 pm »
If interested in Seat Concept seat, let me know. Hardly use mine.

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2018 KTM 250 6 Days TPI
2011 690 Enduro

When I bleed, I bleed orange!