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Old 18 Feb 2008
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Turatech seat for KTM 990

Considering a Tourtech seat for my 990 and wondered if anyone had done the same and with what results.

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Probably will find you'll be requesting a new arse as the TT seats tend to be quite hard. Might not be the time to discover you've got 'grapes of wrath'

IIRC the 990 seats come as standard with the gel inserts.

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I can't comment on the TT seat but am very pleased with the Renazco seat i got from the USA. Vast improvement over the standard instrument of torture.
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Smile Try an Airhawk cushion

Hi I have a KTM 950 Adventure with original seat - it was a killer - I tried everything - sheepskin - gel knickers... nothing worked! I purchased the cheap version airhawk - plastic instead of neoprane. The neoprane version is only required if you are ramping off 30ft tabletop jumps and landing botty first on your Airhawk. I have had mine for 1 1/2 years and its stood the test of time. It really is the only option and a cheap one at that - I paid £45 and trust me it works. I can now ride for 8 hours at a time ± 650 miles without a botty twitch.
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Originally Posted by lilleby View Post
Considering a Tourtech seat for my 990 and wondered if anyone had done the same and with what results.

I put the Touratech standard hieght seat on my 950 Adv, One of the best things I've done to the bike. My bike came with the low gel seat from new for some reason. It was pure torture on long trips and I tryed an Airhawk which made it better.
The Touratech is alot firmer, has a flatter profile and has more grip. At the front it's narrower than the standard seat and the rear is wider with a concave shape to it. The shape sounds a bit wierd but by moving back and forth a small amount on a long ride greatly changes where the pressure is applied to you ass.
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