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I don't wish to sound either defensive or an advocate (acting, unpaid) for the BAGSTER company, but the height of the rubbers may be a red herring (mixing my metaphors here!) as the pan/ base of the BAGSTER product is new and presumably made to their specs.   It's not impossible that this could have something to do with the differing heights of the rubbers.   As for comfort - always remember the old YMMV....

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Wordsmith - a '39 model; bike - a 2019 Tracer 900 GT, Midnight Black and with many farklings.   Redland Bay, SE Queensland, Australia.

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9 hours ago, BBB said:

 You can see there is a considerable height difference so I've swapped to the Yamaha rubbers and the rear seat sits a lot lower now.

@BBB - and does it sit securely/firmly or is there freeplay/movement like I experienced when attempting that method?

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10 hours ago, BBB said:

In a fit of sheep-like behaviour I ordered the same Bagster seat.... On reflection, unsure at this stage whether I've simply wasted £200....

Don't feel bad... walked the ledge several times over the years. If I didn't already have a decent seat, this latest frenzy would probably have me over. 😐

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canada.gif.22c5f8bdb95643b878d06c336f5fe29f.gif - IBA #66956 - 2015 Yamaha FJ-09

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8 hours ago, dazzler24 said:

@BBB - and does it sit securely/firmly or is there freeplay/movement like I experienced when attempting that method?

It sits as firmly as the original seat, as in some play but no noticeable difference.

I think there’s a danger of being overly critical if not too careful. I started tutting and muttering under my breath at the gap between the bodywork and the rear of the Bagster seat, thinking of all the rain that could get in there. Only to find that the original seat had the same gap, I’d just never noticed before and of course the original seat was free with the bike 🤪

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Red 2015 Tracer, UK spec (well, it was until I started messing with it...)

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Got my Ready Luxe with Bultex... first impressions are positive. Will have to wait for a ride to truly know.

As far as the gap on the rear seat. I probably wouldn't have noticed it right away had it not been brought to my attention on the forum. I will be swapping out the rubber feet on the rear seat to get it a little closer to the body work.

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'15 FJ-09 w/ lots of extras...

Fayetteville, GA, USA

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36 minutes ago, duhs10 said:

Got my Ready Luxe with Bultex... first impressions are positive. Will have to wait for a ride to truly know.

As far as the gap on the rear seat. I probably wouldn't have noticed it right away had it not been brought to my attention on the forum. I will be swapping out the rubber feet on the rear seat to get it a little closer to the body work.

Yes you will. Lol. 


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