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XR650L Seat Options

I just got back from a 1500 mile, 10 day excursion from Arizona to Mulege in Baja Sur, Mexico, and back up mainland Mexico on a 2002 Honda XR650L.

The bike performed fantastically; however, with the stock seat it's a tad painful after about 50 miles or so in the saddle. Anyone have any options for more comfort? I've seen the Saddleman covers, but are there any other options out there?

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ride harder, off road, stood up ;-)
I did 500+km (300+miles) in a day in Africa and the steel rack at the back was as comfortable as the saddle, but you get used to it.
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Try Corbin http://www.corbin.com/ maybe they do a seat for your bike.Otherwise,in the past i've stripped the seat of cover and foam,and used the foam from another bike(motocross?),and made my own cover for this.Works a treat and costs much less than buying one!

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