Motorcycle Seats, Saddles and Cushions   Best Motorcycle Seats, Saddles and Cushions Best Seat Covers – Coming Soon Best Seat Cushions – Coming Soon Best Seat Covers – Coming Soon Where to Buy Not a huge surprise that our friends at Amazon and RevZilla once again come out on top of the heap when it comes to finding the best seats, …

The Budget Adventure Tourer   Summary Flatter profile seat looks good and seems well made but doesn’t quite offer the comfort I expected. Background Read the posts in the various forums and you may end up believing that the original equipment DR650 seat is made from plywood and barbed wire. The general consensus seems to …

Converting a BMW K75 From a Low to High Seat   I no longer own my 1994 BMW K75, but I had taken some photos of the conversion process from the low seat to the regular, or “high” seat. I apologize in advance for the rather poor quality of these photos; they were taken with …

Review of Four GT1000 Seats   Summary After trying four different seats on the GT1000, I can say that the KonTour “Air Cooled” seat has transformed the GT1000. To me, it’s been well worth every dollar. Background I am a regular webBikeWorld visitor and the GT1000 bloghas been a great help to me as a GT1000 …

Butt Buffer For Your Butt   Summary The Butt Buffer is an effective cure for “numb butt”. It is easy to install and it can be used on different types of motorcycles. It is much cheaper than a new seat, and if you buy a new bike, you can take it with you. Background There’s …

Motorcycle Seat   Summary Triumph has a nice selection of accessories for their line of motorcycles, and I was intrigued by the solo seat that’s available for the Thunderbird Sport. I’ve always been partial to the “cafe racer” look, and here was an opportunity to customize the bike with a factory designed and approved upgrade. I …

The Sargent “World Sport Performance” Seat   Summary The World Sport Performance seat is the original Sargent seat design. It’s been manufactured since 1996 in stock and custom versions. The price is reasonable, especially since you don’t have to trade in your old seat pan. That means you can sell the Sargent seat to recoup …

The Mustang “Wide Tripper” Seat   Summary The Mustang Wide Tripper is a nicely constructed aftermarket seat. It’s suitable for all-day touring, cruising the strip or just looking good parked outside the local pub. Background Two years ago I bought my motorcycle brand new, right off the showroom floor. But before I could ride it …

SHAD Seat for the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 ABS   Summary We reported on the SHAD seat for the new Suzuki V-Strom 1000 in February 2015 and the first available seat arrived from the factory in March and I’ve been riding with it ever since…weather permitting! While SHAD may be best known for their motorcycle luggage, …

BumBags 4 Bikers Seat Cushion   Summary Based on the zafu cushions used for meditation sessions in Zen Buddhism, the “3um3ags43ikers” seat pad (annoyingly quirky spelling and all) is made from waterproof nylon and filled with organic buckwheat. Background Numb bum. The enemy. The spoiler of touring holidays and Iron Butt attempts; the distracter from glorious views, …

The King of Fleece to Prevent Wet Butt Syndrome (WBS)   Background Most stock motorcycle seats are perfectly fine for shorter rides in sunny weather. But if you spend a fair amount of time in the saddle — and not just the “Iron Butt” types — then chances are you do a bit squirming around …

Sit Relief for Seated Relief?   Summary Padded seat in a pair of undershorts don’t work very well for motorcycle use. Background I can’t remember how I first came upon the Sit Relief shorts, but they looked interesting, so I ordered a pair. These shorts are made from a polyester and Spandex material that fits …

Triboseat Seat Cover Review   Background The Triboseat seat cover gets its name from the science of tribology. Tribology, by the way, is not the study of tribbles! Tribology is defined as “a study that deals with the design, friction, wear, and lubrication of interacting surfaces in relative motion” according to Merriam Webster’s dictionary. I …

KonTour Motorcycle Seat Review   Background As you may have discovered, the seat that felt fine on the motorcycle in the showroom isn’t quite so comfortable after several hours on the road. Long distance riders and hard-core commuters know that an uncomfortable saddle can make for an unpleasant trip, if not sheer misery. After having …