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Old 07-17-2017, 01:22 PM   #1
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Replacement seat Sargent or Corbin?

I have a 2007 triumph speed triple and I am looking to replace my seat what should I get a Corbin. Or a Sargent ?
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Old 07-17-2017, 01:51 PM   #2
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I had a corbin on my Harley,it looked good and was a little better than what was on it. I just got a Seth laam custom seat done Friday for my fj09 and its the best seat I have ever sat on. Only have 125 miles on it, but normally my tail bone hurts with in 15 minutes of riding. I rode for two and a half hrs and never even thought about my tail bone. Just giving you another option.
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Old 07-17-2017, 01:53 PM   #3
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Ex-walker just got a Laam seat and seams to like it. Just another one to consider.


EDIT typing as Ex-walker was posting.

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Old 07-17-2017, 01:56 PM   #4
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Haha, we must have been typing at the same time.
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Old 07-17-2017, 09:07 PM   #5
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I have a corbin on my r1200r and a sargent on my fz09. I had a sargent and a corbin on my fz1. I hated the corbin but the guy I sold it to loves it.

If you have butt that fits a corbin itseems to be a great seat.
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Old 07-18-2017, 02:21 PM   #6
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I have had both the sergent and now a Corbin. The Sargent cut into my thighs after a an hour or so, Corbin didn't cut at all. My vote is Corbin but the one I got was used and already broken in so take that for what's it's worth.
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Old 07-18-2017, 03:22 PM   #7
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That's a nearly impossible question to answer. There's too many variables. Riding style, anatomy, posture, type of bike, etc.
The best thing to do is have the seat custom fitted.
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They're all good and people swear by all of them.
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Old 07-20-2017, 01:41 AM   #8
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I had a Corbin on my KLR650 and I hated it, it was so hard. I went to a sargeant and I like it much better. Might be different for your bike though. I noticed the Corbin was heavier also. My DR650 has a Sargeant also and I love it.

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Old 07-21-2017, 12:02 AM   #9
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The whole seat thing is very individual. My butt hates Corbin and loves Sergeant, but it's backwards for others.

If there's any way to try out a friend's seat, go for it; otherwise, try to buy used, because you might have to turn around and sell it. Keep an eye on the 675 forums and ADVRider forums.
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Old 08-10-2017, 08:01 AM   #10
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I have had both the sergent and now a Corbin. The Sargent cut into my thighs after a an hour or so, Corbin didn't cut at all. My vote is Corbin but the one I got was used and already broken in so take that for what's it's worth.
That's a common complaint with Sargent seats, the ridge transition from the seating surface to the sides is quite sharp whereas the Corbins a rounded.

The Corbin allows you to slide off center and down slightly if that is your style where the Sargent makes that almost impossible without getting a wedgie.

If your butt is broad, Sargent. If you ride straight roads often, Sargent.

I have both a Sargent and a Corbin for all my bikes and swap them depending on the nature of the ride. Not everyone can do that but as many have said, there is so much personal taste in seats, rarely can one do it all perfectly.
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Old 08-10-2017, 10:26 PM   #11
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Corbin seat pans are terrible. I'd go with Sargent.
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Old 08-11-2017, 12:14 PM   #12
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I used to be a big Corbin fan but the last 2 were just too hard. I then tried Saddleman with the tail bone relief channel. They quickly became my last 2 seat purchases. Very comfy and the channel is awesome for my bony butt, it even provides a bit of crack ventilation. Even better for hanging off, I lock in nicely.
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Just came across this thread.....and never mind. It's more confusing than helpful. Lol
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Old 10-10-2018, 05:35 PM   #14
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I am thinking seargent for my new bike.

I plan to raise it an inch and that is doable with the S.

This change any opinions?
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