NC700x SEAT

kjang

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Just wanted to let you guys know that I upgraded my seat to the Russell day long.
The seat sits higher about 1".
what a difference this seat makes while riding all day.
The stock honda seat was a pain in my rear and I had to stop frequently.
The russell day long seat is very comfortable and I have no problems riding hours upon hours.
Made a adventure trip from san francisco to Alaska. My partner has a custom seat on his bmw gs.
I outrode him. My butt did not hurt and my back was fine.
i was going to trade up to a africa twin, but after upgrading to the russell day long seat i decided to keep her.
 

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Would you mind stating the length of your inseam? I found the Russell Daylong Seat impossible to use with my 32 inch inseam, but I suspect it work well for people with longer inseams. Just wanted to prove or disprove my theory.
 

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@670... Back when I upgraded to a Russell seat, I made up a link to lower the rear about an inch, slipped the fork tubes up about the same amount. I love the Russell and have a 29-30 inseam. I can almost flat foot both sides...

>Thom
 

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@670... Back when I upgraded to a Russell seat, I made up a link to lower the rear about an inch, slipped the fork tubes up about the same amount. I love the Russell and have a 29-30 inseam. I can almost flat foot both sides...

>Thom
Thanks for the info. My problem was not in reaching the ground, but the seat to footpeg relationship. The somewhat rearward peg position on the NC (relative to a more forward position on a touring bike), coupled with the wide wings of the Russell, made the Russell uncomfortable for me in riding position. Lowering the bike would not have helped in my case.
 

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Would you mind stating the length of your inseam? I found the Russell Daylong Seat impossible to use with my 32 inch inseam, but I suspect it work well for people with longer inseams. Just wanted to prove or disprove my theory.
i have a 32" inseam. I do admit its harder to stop and stand still at the stop light. Riding wise it is nice.
 
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