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post #1 of 11 Old 04-10-2012, 05:16 PM Thread Starter
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WTB: Thinking of a Corbin

If anyone has a Corbin for sale let me know. I am semi interested in one. I would need pics. Thanks

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post #2 of 11 Old 04-12-2012, 08:20 AM
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I'm thinking of one also.

How do you Corbin owners like them? Has anybody had one and went back to stock?

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I went back to stock and don't recommend it for rides longer than 1 hour.

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Originally Posted by PAULIBIKER View Post
I'm thinking of one also.

How do you Corbin owners like them? Has anybody had one and went back to stock?
I went with a corbin because the stock seat made my ass numb after about an hour. It's comfortable, and nothing beats it for long distance.

However, the 'butt pocket' makes it a lot more difficult to move around on the seat in the twisties. That being said, I am currently having padding added to the stock seat, and I will try going back to it.

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Went back to stock. My lady and I two-upped on it for a few trips. I think it's tailored towards guys with 34" inseam (the butt pocked, as Rich states above). Her comfort wasn't much better - then again, we were dong 4-500 mile days. It also adds over an inch to the seat height.
I would like to do a seat mod on the stocker. I do like the way the Corbins look, however.
Put it this way - my ass gets numb from both seats...with the Corbin, it took just a little longer.

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I am a bigger guy @ 6'2" 250lbs. I also have a messed up back from years of hockey abuse and its a 100% better for me then the stocker.
I find i don't slide into the tank as much, and sit more upright on the corbin also since i am taller i don't mind the added seat height.

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post #7 of 11 Old 04-12-2012, 10:07 AM
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I love it. Ugly as sin, but it's very comfortable for me. I agree with Shmoo, as I have about a 34" inseam. My lady friend on the other hand doesn't care much for it. She thinks it's less comfortable (harder) than the stock, but likes the fact that it has a backrest.

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I also found the Corbin comfortable for longer rides on straight roads, but I didn't like the position it put me in on the bike.. I have a short (30") inseam, and I found I couldn't move around much in the corners. I need to look at some alternatives, maybe a Sargent or a Baldwin. I did 375 miles on the stock seat on Monday, and I am still sore.

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32" inseam. No more than an hour on stock seat and I'm hurting. Corbin is a GREAT two up seat. Cosmetically, it looks HUGE on the 919. If you solo ride, I'd do the Sargent mod. Almost the same price as a Corbin to mod a stock seat but if looks are important then that's the way to go
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i'd say something about something here but then i'd just get accused of trolling so i'll just refrain from such a post

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post #11 of 11 Old 04-12-2012, 03:23 PM
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Tried one and went back to stock. Added too much to the ride height and I didn't like the way it formed a bucket for your but.

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