sargent saddles

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by dik, Apr 19, 2002.

  1. dik

    dik Been here awhile

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    greetings from sunny nottingham

    some of you guys must have the sargent world sport saddle.

    any comments ?

    and especially any decent pics ?

    tia

    have fun
    rich
    notts
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  2. MarkSu

    MarkSu Adventurer

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    I've had one on my GS for the past thousand miles or so. Very happy with it. In fact, both of my bikes have a Sargent seat. No gripes or complaints here. And sorry, no pics.
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  3. moon

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    Mine just arrived today. It seems like a good design from sitting on it in the garage. A slight dish but not too drastic. The cushion is firm. The fit on the bike is perfect. The reach to the ground is only slightly taller than my BMW low seat. Other than that I'll have to get back to you.
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  4. BJZ

    BJZ Been here awhile

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    I have had my sergeant seat for about two weeks. My only complaint is that I occasionally slide out of the crease at the rear of the seat towards the gas tank. Lifting the the front of the seat seems to solve the problem. So I am considering getting longer screws for the plastic base that sits on the frame of the motorcycle and putting washers under them to give the seat less foreword lean. Has anybody tried lifting the front of the seat by raising the base that catches the wire frame under the seat? if this solution does not work I will probably return the seat for modifications or try another brand.
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  5. freaking RT

    freaking RT will golf for food

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    sargent seats :thumb :thumb

    luv mine. I'll get some pic for ya. the fit on the bike is great. the fit on the butt is great.

    I sat on quite a few different seats before I got the sargent. I would suggest you do the same. Rocky makes a great seat from what I understand. Some people like the corbins. some the russel. the sargent fit my butt the best. it's your butt. :nod
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  6. moon

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    After trying mine out with my cordura roadcrafter suit I can see where it might be slippery enough to be anoying. Not as slippery as the custom leather seat I tried for a while but slippery.

    So does anyone have a tip for some sort of vinyl treatment? Something to make cordura stay put? Or do these seats get less slippery over time?

    FYI: I got the CarbonFX insert, black welt, no tri-color flag.
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  7. Sig

    Sig dtown

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    I have some sargent pics for a RT on my site..
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  8. fish

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    hth :lol2
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  9. moon

    moon Space Cowboy

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    It's always a pleasure being your straight man, Fish. One bottle would probably be enough, ya think?
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  10. BJZ

    BJZ Been here awhile

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    Do you put it on the seat or your pants?
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  11. fish

    fish Banned

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    Probably wouldn't matter. Brings back fond memories of making rubber cement boogers in grade school.
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  12. fish

    fish Banned

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    I dunno moon...better safe than sorry.
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  13. freaking RT

    freaking RT will golf for food

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    dik, here's a pic. great seat! :thumb no probelms here. have 'em set on the middle notch. all is well. can sit back and cruise; can slide up and go for the twisties
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  14. fish

    fish Banned

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    What color is that bike? It looks blue in that photo.
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  15. freaking RT

    freaking RT will golf for food

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    BMW says the color is Aqua Mint. But, depending on the light, a green or a blue tint. called it Teal :lol1
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  16. Curmudgeon

    Curmudgeon Enjoying the ride

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    BLZ,

    I got four feet of aluminium stock 1 x 1/8 (inch) and made my own "seat jacks". Don't mess with the wire frame. Just raise the front latches to your liking. Most people go 1/4 inch rise, but for me 1 (got to have the whole thing) inch was the ticket for me. The more you raise the front more the saddle pulls away from the tank, and that doesn't look too good.

    Good Luck and report your results.

    Patrick
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  17. freaking RT

    freaking RT will golf for food

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    nope no need. I don't slide and I have it in the low position of the seat height adjustment. :dunno
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  18. bobster

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    Could one of you new Sargent owners comment on how this saddle has or hasn't increased your riding endurance compared to the stocker? Maybe I'm wrong, but all I've heard about the Sargent so far (not just this thread) is how good it looks and how well it fits the bike.

    You always hear about how Mayer, Russell, etc. really allow you to put hours in the saddle, but I can't recall anyone having said this about the Sargent ...

    I'm seriously considering this seat, so please enlighten me...
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  19. Sig

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    I have a sargent and like it. yes it increases your butt mileage by a lot - its very comfy and you feel like your seated in a cockpit instead of straddling a sawhorse. on the other hand if your a serious distance rider and plan mega trips then I would probably go with a russell or mayer for that lazyboy comfort, even tho they are not as pretty as the sargent.

    $.02
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  20. dik

    dik Been here awhile

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    greetings from sunny england

    ok thanx for the replys so far

    i'm almost convinced, although the bank manager is not !

    a few of you had only recently got them, any more feed back now you have put a few miles on them ?

    any pics of them on a gs could certainly help.

    tia
    have fun
    rich
    notts
    uk
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