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I just saw that RSD 2 up seat
I purchased that comfort passenger seat and so far so good witht he wife and looks of bike too. I also still use stock seat for me and I am comfortable but when it comes to bike riding
the word comfortable is not immortal cause at some point we all get soar.

Now That passenger seat alone was $349 from BMW
I think and this two up from RSD is at $399 so whats the difference?
besides the RSD is probably great and more comfortable :)

I think I ma take to plunge
 

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That's the best looking seat I've seen for the R9T so far.

I had the Roland Sands Enzo for my Dyna (which I traded in for the R9T). The quality was top notch and it had a distressed quality to it that was really nice. It was, however, quite narrow compared to the stock Fat Bob seat, and I never quite fell in love with it. It was definitely better quality than the stock seat, yet just a bit too narrow.

Roland Sands has a tendency to make seats which look really cool, but their stripped down to the point where they become quite thin and narrow. So I'm not sure whether the 2 Up seat would be an improvement in overall comfort or not. Hard to say as there are almost no pictures available yet.
 

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Got mine back from the local upholstery workshop - unfortunately the color looks much darker when I choose the vinyl - but for this season it's ok !
 

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Could you possibly take a couple of photos and let us see? The picture on the Hornig site doesn't show the seat for the 9T.... :(

As Hornig say you have to send in the original seats and they modify them, how did they join the front and rear seat base sections together? Or do the two sections remain separate?

If separate wound the rider seat work with the aluminium seat hump?
 

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I have the low profile RSD Boss seat on my SuperGlide. It looks very similar to the RSD 2-up for the RnineT w/ the low profile & cross stitching. I would rate the looks & quality 5/5 and comfort 5/5 for a low profile seat. I probably would have sold the SuperGlide sooner if I had not put the RSD seat on. Now it's my favorite part on the bike. I test rode the RnineT last weekend & now want to get more serious about selling my HD & get the RnineT. If I do get the rnineT I will definitely give RSD my business again and buy their 2-up seat for the rnineT.
 

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I met the Italian sales manager for Rizoma at Intermot last year. He emailed me the details of the seat.

The Rizoma seat is made by Race Seats _ motorbikes seats

I contacted them and they would need a core + the additional costs of:

Driver seat Euro 73,20 (including Italian VAT)
Passenger seat Euro 115,90 (including Italian VAT)

Return shipping to me in NL was included in this price.
Rizoma seat with Motobox kit

 

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:D:D Probably best to go in disguise like you avatar when entering that kind of dealership for a peak :eek: you don't want to be recognised do you as you then ride away on a 9T :)
Ha! Off-topic just a little: I had to buy a spare helmet while on a road trip and the only place remotely close to me was a HD dealership. I pulled right on up to the door and got the most interesting looks while swinging a leg off the 9T.

On-topic: To answer OP's question about stock seat: I use an Airhawk because I can't ride longer than 45 minutes on the stock seat without numb butt. It's fine for around town, but not for any kind of trip for me and my rear.

I recently took my partner on a kayaking trip, and we rode the hour to the river. She was on the stock pillion seat and was laughingly complaining about numb butt after we got back. Those stock seats are just not made for a long haul.
 

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This is nice, but the kit only includes the polyester stuff and the mountings, you still need to have the upholstery made, for some strange reason only the seatpan is included......
 

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Rizoma seat with Motobox kit

How do you like the Rizoma/Race Seats setup? Did you have to send them your driver and passenger seat and have them custom make it for you? If so, how long were you without a seat? Also, if you don't mind me asking, how much did it cost?
 

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How do you like the Rizoma/Race Seats setup? Did you have to send them your driver and passenger seat and have them custom make it for you? If so, how long were you without a seat? Also, if you don't mind me asking, how much did it cost?
The pricing was all in the post you quoted the picture from. The price is for you to send them your core which they modify and send back. Turnaround time was less than two weeks for me, including shipping both ways, but this is very dependant on when in the racing season you approach them. I also have another seat, so I didn't mind however long it took.
 

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Anyone on this forum actually own the Roland Sands seat and have an opinion on it? I like the look - but curious about comfort, craftsmanship, etc.
I second this. I really like the look of the Enzo seat, but want to radically increase comfort as well as looks from the stock seat. I like the idea of the narrower seat, but if it destroys skeletons I'd have to pass.
I own the RSD Flatout Enzo. I rode with it for 11.5k. It's fine for around town, but not for long distance riding. It's also lower than the stock seat. I would compare it to riding on a brat style seat. I had the stock seat redone so now the RSD is off the bike.



I know of only a few that are actually available beyond the one offered by BMW. Post the links of you know of any others.

Roland Sands:
Motorcycle BMW Products | Motorcycle Parts and Riding Gear | Roland Sands Design


Corbin:
Corbin Motorcycle Seats & Accessories | BMW R Nine T | 800-538-7035


Wunderlich:
Sitzbänke & Zubehör - Ergonomie & Komfort - NineT - BMW R-Serie
I have been thinking about this one. Can anyone tell me more about it? Their website says out of stock.



I've sat on the Wunderlich blacked out R9T that has that seat and the first thing that myself and co-workers noticed was how wide it is. It is comfortable but felt as though it could rub the inner thighs a little too much down the road.
 
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