Touratech Seats

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by Cattledog1969, Aug 12, 2013.

  1. Cattledog1969

    Cattledog1969 Been here awhile

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    I'm looking for a really comfortable seat for my 2012 990 adventure R. KTM twins claims they sell a Touratech seat that's made to order 4-6 weeks delivery time. Its 2 cm taller than stock and costs $563.oo I'm kind of on the tall side 6'1" so I like taller seat idea. I already bought a KTM soft gel seat but it hasn't really impressed me. Not only that but the guy from KTM Twins ensured me it was the same height as a stock seat, and its 2 cm shorter than a stock seat. I'm not the brightest bulb on the tree but it would make sense to me to fill in that 2 cm with soft stuff to make the seat more comfortable, JMO. Does anyone know what's a good seat to get for my motorcycle???
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  2. Chuckracer

    Chuckracer Jerkus Maximus

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    If you do a search of this section using the term "seat", you should come up with tons of information.
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  3. Frog uk

    Frog uk Been here awhile

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    Deep Breath everyone, all together now....RENAZCO:clap:clap

    Don't waste your time with the Touratech seats, overpriced and little better than stock,
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  4. renogeorge

    renogeorge Let's ride!!

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    Had a Renazco on my SM and was very happy with it. Recently picked up a used Tourtech for my Adventure. I like it much better than stock. I would rate it equal to the Renazco. TT price new is ridiculous in my view. Renazco offers customization and is great to work with.

    FWIW
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  5. Joe

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    Seat concepts sells a tall seat that looks pretty nice. $170 gets you the foam + the cover. I have not tried the Seat Concepts on a 950A but have on my SMT and they are parallel in comfort to the Renazca but a bunch cheaper without the wait.

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  6. Pops of the desert

    Pops of the desert Adventurer

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    I just purchased the Saddleman Adventure Tour seat. Have done a couple 350 or so mile weekends and like it. Its not a road sofa but it beats the stuff out of the stock seat.
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  7. teambft

    teambft teambft

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    My 950 came with a Corbin and the stocker and I just bought a Touratech off an inmate for a really nice price. And I've seen and only sat on Renazcos.

    The Corbin wasnt for me.....and sold it.

    The stocker? Well you know.

    The Touratech so far feels really good - VERY similar to the Renazco in feel and finish and design. But at retail they're stuff always seems really high priced.....of course then again, you'd have to wait a long time for a Renazco......BUT - there is one for sale right now on the Fleamarket - if you act quick:pynd
    Edit: Also, the Seat Concepts stuff is quite nice and a bargain. Plus, their customer service is phenomenal. I've had two on other models and liked them - did my own install and stapling. My friend has one on his 450 and and 250 and loves em. His 250 was getting a little bunched up by the tank and they tucked and restitched for him on a quick turnaround.
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  8. Jaimoto

    Jaimoto Spaniard in Chile

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    +1 Renazco.

    The seat is perfect and you'll be hard pressed to find nicest people than James & Sonia to deal with.

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  9. teambft

    teambft teambft

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    That right there is a piece of art....yessir:clap
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    Jaimoto Spaniard in Chile

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    xTomKx Been here awhile

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    There are numerous threads about this. I researched seats last week and went with Seat Concepts. For the price it can't be beat. I was surprised how quickly they shipped it. Should be here by Thursday. My sorry azz can't wait.
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  12. Cattledog1969

    Cattledog1969 Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the information, I've been in contact with the people at Renazco.
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