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    Uncomfortable MT0-9 Standard Seat.

    Has anyone found a solution to the uncomfortable standard MT0-9 seat (2015 model), I get bum ache after only 50 miles max.

    I have spoken to my Yamaha dealer and they agree the comfort seat sold by Yamaha is no better than the standard seat and is a waste of over 200.

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    I've tried a gel cover which wasn't particularly good and now use an Airhawk for long runs which whilst not perfect helps quite a lot...

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    I got a comfort seat. It looks better than the standard "plank of wood" and there may be a bit of placebo that makes you feel better. Also i got the standard seat in the top of my wardrobe as a back up. So i don't feel bad. I paid about $250 aus for the comfort seat

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    Also I do can do about 200 km on my comfort seat in one ride with no problems. I am 62 y.o. with recent open back surgery due to compressed disc pressing on sciatic nerve and limp stopping me changing gears. You just need to go thru the pain barrier.

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    I bought a spare seat from eBay a while ago, planning on getting it reshaped and filled​ with memory foam. The problem I get is my jeans strangling my nuts as I get sqaushed against the tank.

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    Junior Member DT09's Avatar
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    Shad seat from Omnia racing Italy. Expensive but far better than stock.

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    I'd suggest trying the breakers, and see if you can get a spare standard seat. Then send it off to Tony Archer.

    Ironically, every bike I've had has given me arse ache, but not the Tracer.

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    V8legend.

    Who is Tony Archer and have you had a seat recovered by him as you are recommending him, if you have was the finished article any more comfortable than the standard seat ?

 

 

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