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Offline NeoHurricane

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After 3 tours this year on my 2018 XRT I have decided I have to do something to improve comfort for next year.  I prefer not to shell out 180 quid for an official Triumph seat which may not work for me and won't be heated.  I'm therefore thinking off trying to get the original one reupholstered, if possible leaving the heating elements in.  Anyone have any recommendations??

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Re: Seat Comfort, old topic outposts seem quite old so update appreciated!
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2018, 08:52:05 AM »
Hi, I can't recommend Tony Archer of Huddersfield ( 01484 536832) highly enough.  :152:

He reformed my Triumph "comfort" seat with additional proper gel and re-used the original cover, its made a big difference.

Ideal time to do it now as he was extremely busy when I had mine done early June.

Give them a call, always very helpful.  :031:
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Re: Seat Comfort, old topic outposts seem quite old so update appreciated!
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2018, 05:12:25 PM »
Another vote for Tony, but always a waiting list :006:

As an alternative
http://edblade.simpl.com/

Have a chat with them and see what they suggest.

Some friends have used them and used the ride in ride out service for a re sculpting, 35 quid.

Best of luck

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Re: Seat Comfort, old topic outposts seem quite old so update appreciated!
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2018, 09:48:06 PM »
I went with Sargent seats.  Made a big difference for me.  They were worth the gamble because if I didn't like them I could get most of my money back selling them on.
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Re: Seat Comfort, old topic outposts seem quite old so update appreciated!
« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2018, 09:02:46 AM »
+1 for Sargent Seats, though v expensive I managed to get a pair second hand, great all day comfort..

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Re: Seat Comfort, old topic outposts seem quite old so update appreciated!
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2018, 07:33:47 AM »
Thanks for all the feedback, quick update:

Spoke to Tony Archer, they have done a lot of Tiger 800 seats so the problem didn't take much explaining!  Because I want to leave the heating elements in it means he wouldn't use gel but can improve by changing the foam, can re-fit the heating mesh and recover for around 100 quid.  Quiet time is between Nov-Jan, May gets really busy so a trip to Huddersfield in January methinks.  Of course I risk the remaining warranty but if I don't fix the issue I'm going to sell the bike and buy a GS  :492:

 


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