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Old July 6th, 2017, 10:52 PM   #1
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Shave the seat? Or look into aftermarket option?

I just got my 899 and I honestly love it! Coming from a 600RR, it absolutely lives up to the hype. The only problem i seem to be having is the stock seat setup. It's narrow but manageable... But it's also sloped down from the rear which makes me slide in to the tank every time i let off the throttle! I figured that if i'm able to shave some foam material mostly from the middle section to the back, it'll make me sit a but lower and level closer to flat rather than pushed up. Unless there's an aftermarket option i need to know about. Helpz? (5'6 170lbs)
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Old July 7th, 2017, 07:49 AM   #2
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Not much in the seat to shave. Tank grips and good inner thigh muscles will help.
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Old July 7th, 2017, 09:52 AM   #3
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Not much in the seat to shave. Tank grips and good inner thigh muscles will help.

Thanks for the input! I can always get used to it but readjusting myself every 10 secs is not fun at all. I ride with a track suit and have tank grips already
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Try the Race seat. The material keeps you from sliding.
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Try the Race seat. The material keeps you from sliding.

I'll definitely be looking in to this race seat. Thanks!
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Old July 9th, 2017, 08:43 PM   #6
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I had that same problem some time ago.
Look for HTMOTO and they sell covers.
I bought mine like 5 or 6 years ago with an anti slip material that is used on jets ski's and that did solve the problem of sliding forward and the boys hitting the tank.
Good luck!
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Old July 10th, 2017, 11:26 AM   #7
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I had that same problem some time ago.
Look for HTMOTO and they sell covers.
I bought mine like 5 or 6 years ago with an anti slip material that is used on jets ski's and that did solve the problem of sliding forward and the boys hitting the tank.
Good luck!

I'll start my search!! Exactly what i need.
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