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Re: Kawasaki Touring Seat
« Reply #15 on: June 09, 2015, 11:04:33 pm »
Never had that experience with this one. Lucky, I guess. It works for me.

I want to clarify that I have not had any experience with the Kawasaki gel seat- it was a different gel seat on a different bike... just speaking to what I figured was the "gel experience."

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I had a Sargent low version before I got this one. Liked the looks, hated how hard it was.

Being low, it has less foam, so the foam that is there has to be more firm to support the weight.  I agree it is a bit on the hard side.  Haven't tried the non-low version to compare (since I HAD to get the low version), but I would guess it has more foam and is therefore less hard.
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Re: Kawasaki Touring Seat
« Reply #16 on: June 10, 2015, 06:30:06 pm »
YOU WILL LOVE THIS SEAT!  I bought mine from a parts man friend at a stealership for $400. In case I didn;t like it I could hand it back.




Steve, are you still using your Airhawk with this seat?

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Re: Kawasaki Touring Seat
« Reply #17 on: June 11, 2015, 09:12:34 pm »
Steve, are you still using your Airhawk with this seat?

Hi!  Not yet, haven't been far. But on my 800-1100 day trips I plan too.
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Re: Kawasaki Touring Seat
« Reply #18 on: June 28, 2015, 05:22:04 pm »
I just completed a 700 mile trip to Vermont.  I love the Kawasaki touring seat. My butt never got sore and the seat also complements the bike suspension if that makes sense.

I have been riding for 30 years, this seat lives up to the hype



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Re: Kawasaki Touring Seat
« Reply #19 on: June 28, 2015, 05:33:12 pm »
I just completed a 700 mile trip to Vermont.  I love the Kawasaki touring seat. My butt never got sore and the seat also complements the bike suspension if that makes sense.

I have been riding for 30 years, this seat lives up to the hype

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Re: Kawasaki Touring Seat
« Reply #20 on: June 29, 2015, 03:38:34 am »
Stevewfl

You were spot on about this seat! When I woke up this moring, my lower back was not sore, or any indication I was riding all weekend.

Makes for a more enjoyable ride.


Thanks again for the tip




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Re: Kawasaki Touring Seat
« Reply #21 on: July 01, 2015, 08:53:39 am »
That one is different than the one I bought a while back. (The Kawasaki gel seat.)



Looks nice!

One thing I love about mine is the material the cover's made out of, and how well it fits.
It sits about an inch lower than the stock seat, (which is great for me, since I'm a bit "inseam challenged"...) The gel pad helps a lot, too.

I like the two-tone cover yours has. Nice!


I have this same seat. It's VERY firm. I like the seat while my wife hates it.
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Re: Kawasaki Touring Seat
« Reply #22 on: July 01, 2015, 02:12:02 pm »
So the touring seat is different than the gel seat?
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Re: Kawasaki Touring Seat
« Reply #23 on: July 01, 2015, 04:57:39 pm »
So the touring seat is different than the gel seat?


Night and day


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Re: Kawasaki Touring Seat
« Reply #24 on: July 02, 2015, 07:53:44 am »

Night and day

My mom always said that a person needs two of everything. One for day and one for night. My wife disagrees...    ;)
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Re: Kawasaki Touring Seat
« Reply #25 on: July 02, 2015, 08:06:22 am »
As does mine.
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Re: Kawasaki Touring Seat
« Reply #26 on: July 02, 2015, 08:46:31 am »
+1 Night and Day
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Re: Kawasaki Touring Seat
« Reply #27 on: July 24, 2015, 10:27:00 am »
A basic question.  Does the OEM Kawa Touring Seat fit a 2012 Connie?   I don't believe they have changed the mounting structure or pan bottom for years?  I bought a new 2013 (after having a 2008) in 2014 but 200 miles is all I can do with the stock seat.  Help

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Re: Kawasaki Touring Seat
« Reply #28 on: July 24, 2015, 11:23:04 am »
A basic question.  Does the OEM Kawa Touring Seat fit a 2012 Connie?   I don't believe they have changed the mounting structure or pan bottom for years?  I bought a new 2013 (after having a 2008) in 2014 but 200 miles is all I can do with the stock seat.  Help

All the C14 seats are interchangeable.
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Re: Kawasaki Touring Seat
« Reply #29 on: July 26, 2015, 04:57:32 am »
A basic question.  Does the OEM Kawa Touring Seat fit a 2012 Connie?   I don't believe they have changed the mounting structure or pan bottom for years?  I bought a new 2013 (after having a 2008) in 2014 but 200 miles is all I can do with the stock seat.  Help

I have one on my 2012.