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post #1 of 13 Old 04-26-2010, 08:03 AM Thread Starter
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Pinging Hondajim - 2-Up Seat Question

Hondajim, I remember a while ago you had a pic of your bike with a nice looking 2-up seat that included a little back-rest/pad. Can you please provide some info on the seat or point to any other thread where you might have already provided the info.

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post #2 of 13 Old 04-26-2010, 08:21 AM
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Corbin saddle with optional backrest. Backrest installs/removes in a few seconds.

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Jim, how much help is that backrest for the passenger? I already have the corbin seat just don't know if it will really help.

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Conor's quite a bit more comfortable since I added a backrest to my Corbin seat, Being the cheap SOB I am I got one of the ones off e-bay, not Corbin quality but works fine.


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Jim, how much help is that backrest for the passenger? I already have the corbin seat just don't know if it will really help.
Wife likes it. She can lean back and watch the miles go by. It also provides that secure feeling of not being able to have sudden throttle transitions fling her off the back, like when I decide I need to get around the cage in front of me.

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voodoo, is the cheap SOB model the same (install/appearance) as the Corbin? I'm also curious about how effective the Corbin is for passenger comfort.

Here's a pic of HondaJim's for those that haven't seen it.
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Damn that's a good looking bike!

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It installs the same but its a plain flat, upholstered square about 8"X8" not as nice as the Corbin but it keeps my 8yr old son from bouncing down the road if I decide to romp on it with no warning.


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That is a good looking bike, but after checking out the prices for the Corbin setup I might be going for the REALLY cheap SOB option and just telling the girlfriend to hold on for dear life
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I've got one of those for Conor too, made by PitPosse
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That PitPosse model looks like a lot better quality with the rubber hand grips and all. I'll look into the eBay backrests and very likely end up with a setup like yours voodoo.

Thanks for the info guys!

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Hey guys, maybe this will help:

Carbon Fiber Motorcycle Backrest for Corbin Seats - 7 X 7

I purchased a backrest from them a week or so ago. It's very, very nice, and my girl loves it. She feels a lot safer now with it. And it matches the "carbon fiber" look of the Corbin seat that's currently on my bike. Top notch quality, and EXCELLENT customer service.....not to mention being a third of the price of a Corbin backrest... =D

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Thats the exact one I got, works fine, keeps Conor on the bike whenever applications of acceleration are required.


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