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It was a beautiful 73 degrees here today so I did what any salary paid person would do, I left work to go ride. Not sure what the deal was today but after about 45 minutes on the bike my A$$ was hurting. Of course I kept riding but what the heck. Why would my Mustang seat be doing this? Ive road countless hours on my stocker. I will give it a few more rides to see if it needs broke in but, if after that I dont see any improvements I am finding another seat. Ive been out with this seat before for roughly the same amount of time with no issues. Any ideas? Bad pair of jeans? WTF...
 

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well I have two suggestions for you.

1. Get an engine guard or highway bars and put some pegs on it so you can change your sitting position from time to time.

2. Can also get a sheepskin seatpad from Alaskaleather.com. I have one on my Interstate. Click the photo below to see a larger image and you can see the sheepskin pad on my seat. Sitting on sheepskin allows your rear to get some air. Sitting on leather causes boils, If you don't believe me ask a cowboy.

When I ride I only have my feet on the floorboards long enough to get me up to speed, then their on the pegs and I kick back, leanup against my backrest and cruise. With the heal/tow shifter, I can just take my left foot off the peg and and either step on the front for down shifting or on the back for upshifting (It's like spurring a horse). With my right foot on the peg I just slide it down a bit and use my heal to tap the rear break as needed for flashing the breaklights or slowing down. The heal/toe shifter rocks. Once you get one, you'll never be without again. Having to upshift with your toe changes the whole ergonomics of the ride.

My brother has it down so well he never even has to take his left foot off the peg, he can upshift and downshift the front toe shifter just by using the heal of his left foot. He can catch the bottom of the toe shifter with the heal of his foot for upshifting. It just takes practice and soon your muscle memory will do it without even thinking.
 

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I have the same seat, not had an issue with painful rides. I have had discomfort from time to time, but I atribute it to stress, but no painfull rides as of yet. I regularly ride for 45 minutes to an hour at a time.
 

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Aethelwolf, I asume the picture on your profile is from your bike, I would like the same setup that you have for your front, rear seat includding the sisi bar, can you point me in the right direction? And how much it will cost.... Also I like the windshield you have, Can you please tell me about is also?
Stateline 2010.
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Just to fill you in Doug, He rides an interstate. Your dealer should be able to get you part numbers for all those pieces and yes they will fit your stateline. But it would have been a lot cheaper to buy the Interstate in the first place.
 

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I thought about it but the thing is I got my Stateline with 0 miles last Monday, is a 2010 and it was the last one they have, I think I got a really good deal at $9,000. compared to the $12 K they were asking for the 2011. IDK, I hope I made a good decision.

About a seat, I know it is about preference but whats the diference between Corbin and Mustang?
 

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The sissy bar, luggage rack, windshield and engine guard are all Honda, the pegs are Kyryakyn. Can get all through your dealer.

As far as seats, If you want a rider backrest and are going to have a passanger go with corbin. The Mustang seat backrest adjustment screw is uncomfortable to the passanger. You can take the backrest off when hauling a passanger though. The rest is Oppionion. I have sat in both seat types and it's my oppionion that the Mustang is more comfortable then the Corbin for the rider.
 
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