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Hi all,

Have read so much about the Ultimate seats that I am looking. I am 5' 9"" and 255 with a 27" or maybe 26 1/2" inseam. Do not really fit either Bigboy or Lowrider. Think Big Boy is way to go. Question, are any of you with either Ultimate on a 1800 Retro (2002) located near Houston. I would appreciate the opportunity to sit on the seat and see how it compares. I have the stock with the Utopia backrest and it is much nicer than the comments I read on site. Thanks.

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I have a ultimate lowrider on my bike, 03 retro.
My roomate has a big boy on her 04 retro s.
We both have a 36" inseam, she's 6'2" I'm 5'10".
Both seats are confortable.
Mine is a inch lower than stock, her's is an inch taller than stock.
If you want that same leg room as stock, go for the big boy.
I liked the way the low rider met up with the tank, at the sacrifice of leg room.
(both seats push ya forward about 1 inch)
Hope this helps.
 

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I have the Ultimate Bigboy on a 2003 Retro. I live in League City, just south of Clear Lake. More than happy to let you try out my seat. Just let me know.
 
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You might want to call ultimate and get their reccomendation. I would imagine a big boy may be too big :wink:
 

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I'm 6'0" and almost 200 pounds and the bigboy moves me about and inch back and an inch up. That gives me about an extra 1.5" of legroom. Doesn't sound like a lot but it is. The bogboy will definitely cause problems for shorter riders.
 

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I'm weighing in at 210 these days and around 5'11.5" w/ the Lowboy on my Neo. It is Great! No problem w/ leg room or position. I gotta skinny butt & narrow hips, though, FWIW. 8)
 

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BillF said:
I'm weighing in at 210 these days and around 5'11.5" w/ the Lowboy on my Neo. It is Great! No problem w/ leg room or position. I gotta skinny butt & narrow hips, though, FWIW. 8)
Pics? I haven't seen a Neo with the Ultimate seat yet.
 

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Sandman333 said:
BillF said:
I'm weighing in at 210 these days and around 5'11.5" w/ the Lowboy on my Neo. It is Great! No problem w/ leg room or position. I gotta skinny butt & narrow hips, though, FWIW. 8)
Pics? I haven't seen a Neo with the Ultimate seat yet.
I'll see what I can do later today - my son gave me his "old" digital camera a few months ago (!) and I haven't yet taken time to learn how to use. If not later, then certainly during the week.

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I ride with Bill F...The bike is " real purdy"! Bill, ya gotta post some close up picks of the engine, risers etc. Lotta chrome and details on his model. Engine is black with ground/finished fins (now if I can only get Bill to polish the fins 8) ) Chrome risers, neat dash (he added a garage door opener...you couldn't even tell, looks factory...oh ya, it's purple!...ok, bill, magneta...JB
 

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Corbin Dual Touring with backrests - the only way to go. It lowers your seating position by about 7 inches - feels like two hands holding your butt.

Good stuff! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
 

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JB40hz said:
I ride with Bill F...The bike is " real purdy"! Bill, ya gotta post some close up picks of the engine, risers etc. Lotta chrome and details on his model. Engine is black with ground/finished fins (now if I can only get Bill to polish the fins 8) ) Chrome risers, neat dash (he added a garage door opener...you couldn't even tell, looks factory...oh ya, it's purple!...ok, bill, magneta...JB
"MIGHTY Magenta," Jay! :p
 

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I just installed the Ultimate Big Boy 4-pc seat Friday and drove 3 hours to a bike rally in Faunsdale. The seat felt great but I'm definitely going to install the 1800 C risers to my 02 1800 Retro.

I'm 190 lbs with a 35" inseam. I would think that you would need the Lowrider but Ultimate would be the ones to ask. I rode for three hours and my butt and back could have kept on riding for many more hours. I did notice that my legs could not hug the tank as easily as before but that is a minor adjustment. With risers and highway pegs, I'll be good to go. Look out Sturgis - no trailering. I just wish I had installed the new seat before my drive to Daytona - 9 hours in the saddle. I definitely recommend the backrest for the driver.
 
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