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    Wife just got a 2009 G650GS and hates the stock seat. Anyone have an aftermarket seat they don't need? What other model BMW's seats fit the GS?

    Thanks folks.

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    Keep an eye out for an aftermarket seat in the flea market areas of whichever bike boards you visit. I've found good deals on second hand Corbins for my CS and my son's G650GS as well as on a Sargent for Dave's RT.

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    BMW offers a low seat, a high seat, and a solo seat with attached toolbox for this bike.
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    I had a Corbin on one of my 650gs's and hated it as much as the stock seat.
    '03 R1150R, '03 F650GS, '97DR200SE,'78 Honda CT-90, '77Honda CT-90

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    Acejones -- what did you end up with?

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    You might try a sheepskin cover. I originally bought it for my R bike, but now use it on the F, and it helps quite a bit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrSteve View Post
    Acejones -- what did you end up with?
    Eventually sold the bike (not because of the seat), but now I have another 650 (can't seem to stay away) and I'm right back where I started. I have a sheepskin and it does help some. It's not adequate though for much more than 175 miles. After that point I'm wiggling around.
    I also have a bead seat that I like. Its probably the most useful inexpensive option I've tried.
    '03 R1150R, '03 F650GS, '97DR200SE,'78 Honda CT-90, '77Honda CT-90

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    Follow up:

    I'm buying a Seat Concepts seat from a guy who sold his 650. I think it will be better than the stock seat.
    I have a trip planned in October and after that I'll have a better opinion.
    '03 R1150R, '03 F650GS, '97DR200SE,'78 Honda CT-90, '77Honda CT-90

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    If it's an '10 or later G650,Sargent doesn't make a seat for it but will re-do your seat for $374.
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    I'm joining in from the oilhead side of the fence- just picked up and 800GS and to quote my daughter ....OMG....I thought the stock seat on the RT was bad but it's wonderful compared to the slanted 2x6 the bavarians have afixed to the 800. Any feedfback on Cee Bailey seats or other aftermarket seats that seem to work straight from the Mfgr without having a custom mold made of your backside?
    Thanks for your input
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    Follow up:
    I did a little 200 mile ride last week on the Seat Concepts seat. It is an improvement over the stock seat.
    The longer (2000 mile) trip I planned isn't going to be on the 650. I decided to ride my R1150R instead.
    '03 R1150R, '03 F650GS, '97DR200SE,'78 Honda CT-90, '77Honda CT-90

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