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post #1 of 10 Old May 19th, 2015, 4:54 pm Thread Starter
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Corbin seating

Good evening guys. Can anyone advice on Corbin seating please? Considering buying a full set (front and rear) with rider backrest and rear arm rests. My questions are these-
The pictures I have found seem to show that the arm rests are angled up and out, especially considering the Muddiman arm rests I have been thinking of. Any feedback from those who have used / are using?

With the rider backrest in place, how does the pillion get on and off? Does the Corbin backrest pivot forwards? Does it have to be removed?

Are leather seats difficult to look after? What about use in wet weather?

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post #2 of 10 Old May 20th, 2015, 9:12 am
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I have the Corbin seat arrangement that you asked about. I love the Corbin seat, but you will get different answers on custom seats. A passenger can get on and off with the backrest in place, but if it is a problem the backrest can easily be removed and replaced in about 2 seconds. Regardless of which seat you decide on, the rider backrest is a must. The armrests on the Corbin setup are butt ugly, however they work well.
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Re: Corbin seating

Hi NotaHog, thanks for the reply, agree about the arm rests. The pictures I have seen do make them look like they are slanted badly up and out.Looks very strange!
The ones I have a chance to buy are leather and must surely be better than the way too soft standard seat but, as you say, it depends on the individual.
Thanks for the reply!

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I don't believe they offer heated seats anymore.

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That's right. These are used but mint condition and the heated versions - both seats and backrest.
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Hi NotaHog, thanks for the reply, agree about the arm rests. The pictures I have seen do make them look like they are slanted badly up and out.Looks very strange!
The ones I have a chance to buy are leather and must surely be better than the way too soft standard seat but, as you say, it depends on the individual.
Thanks for the reply!

Bob
Going back to the armrests. I run my stock passenger backrest unless my wife is going to ride with me which is rare. The only problem will be that you will need to rig a quick hookup for the heated backrest which is no problem.
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I've had a Corbin since my old (Barbara) bike. LOVE it, but know they are hard until the sweet spot is found. The backrest, like another said is easy to remove for my wife. It (back rest) is on a 'post', simple on and off. I lift it up and out for the wife to swing her leg over. Mounting, she can do it with it on.

If you can find a good deal, go for it. Arm rests are GG

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GG???????
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Wasn't GG a movie?

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