Renazco Seat for F800GS - A photo comparison/review

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by Firefight911, May 28, 2009.

  1. DolphinJohn

    DolphinJohn Caveman

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    Can you give us any more thoughts now that you've had some more ride time?
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  2. Firefight911

    Firefight911 Been here awhile

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    Yes, the seat is an enormous improvement. There is a plushness about the way the seat feels. It is supportive across the width of my backside and no longer creates hot spots. A truly worthy improvement.

    I hope to have a couple thousand mile ride tale for the new seat within the next 2 months. Trying to sort some details so I should be able to give even more then. For now though, it is fantastic and I only expect it to get better.
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  3. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    Should have mine in a couple weeks. Can't wait!!! :clap
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  4. anodyne

    anodyne Been here awhile

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    Lucky bastids. I should have mine ..... in November? I don't suppose purchasing a stocker to send in would accelerate the turn-around any ... just make the 1-2 week downtime more manageable. Maybe a note from my proctologist would bump me up the list? :rofl
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  5. VTbeemer

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    Gerat comparison and pics!!:eek1 Do you mind if I ask the price?
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  6. Firefight911

    Firefight911 Been here awhile

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    Standard price from James for this seat - $400.
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  7. Dieselboy

    Dieselboy Journey not Destination

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  8. bpken11

    bpken11 Back to the Dirt

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    It's been about a month, I would love to know how things are progressing with the seat. The stock is pretty good when I ride alone, but with a pillion I can't move around as much and I'm toast after an hour or so.
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  9. Firefight911

    Firefight911 Been here awhile

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    Can't comment on anything 2up as I have never 2up ridden on the GS. My wife has her own F650GS (twin) and we 2up on the K1300GT.

    As for the seat, it keeps getting better and better. It appears that it is breaking in and is just becoming more comfortable all the time as a result. Done some off-road as well and it is great there.

    I'll continue to update but, if it continues as it has to date, this is the best seat I've had on a bike, excepting the seat on my K1300GT.:thumb:thumb
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  10. Dirsuper

    Dirsuper Adventurer

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    1bmwfan,

    Still good? I have an 09 G650GS and love the bike, but hate the seat. It is my daily commuter (97 mile round trip....gotta love that 60MPG!), so comfort is important. If anyone else has any updates on the Renazco, I would appreciate it. $400 to make my daily ride more comfortable is a no-brainer! I am 6' and between 205 and 195...depending on my schedule/gym vists. Any further info on 'new finds' is also appreciated.

    Thanks
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  11. Firefight911

    Firefight911 Been here awhile

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    Best money I spent!!

    Yes, I still love it!!! Absolutely no regrets!!!! Long rides, short rides, on road, off road, doesn't matter. I am so very thankful that I have it!!

    :thumb:thumb
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  12. DockingPilot

    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    Mine is on it's way back east from James. This will be my 2nd Renazco. I had one on my 950.
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  13. Matt W

    Matt W Been here awhile

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    I was thinking of getting him to make one for my 800gs, he said he is doing a new design. Any pics would be good, thanks.
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  14. Bartron

    Bartron 'Tenacious B' the Bike Punisher

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    Hey DP, did it come yet? Initial impressions? Pics? Which
    finish did you go with and what were your 'stats'?

    My build week is this week and I'm stoked to get this seat back!
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  15. DockingPilot

    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    The seat is pure Renazco. 100% spot on in looks and comfort. Yes this is the new redesigned model.
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  16. CrazyMike

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    What's redesigned about this model?
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  17. DockingPilot

    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    Ask James Renazco. He obviously knows better than I do about the changes.
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  18. DockingPilot

    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    And oh, absolutly no foward lean when your seated.
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  19. ba_

    ba_ Long timer

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    DP which model is yours? All suede? And how exactly does it work? You send your seat to James and he sends you a new one back?
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  20. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    I've had mine since late last summer, and I can't imagine what could have been improved upon. No slope, no crown, and a great shape both seated and standing. :dunno

    10/10 :webers
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