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Sargent seat.... :(
« on: 26 September 2015, 08:03:42 PM »
So I bit the bullet and got a new Sargent seat for my FZ1, totaled 7 hrs riding today and could not wait to get off the bike  :'(
It is easily just as uncomfortable as the standard seat so will hopefully be returning for a full refund.
Gutted as most reviews I read were very good, no breaking in needed... Apparently great from the off....
Anyone else tried one, thoughts?
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Re: Sargent seat.... :(
« Reply #1 on: 28 September 2015, 06:58:18 PM »
Tried the Sargent seat and Yamaha Gel seat but thought both were mince.
Eventually bought a seat customised by Tony Archer and it is fantastic.

I have dealt with Tony personally a few years ago for a seat for another bike and he provides a quality product but it does take some time for him to provide the finished article.

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Re: Sargent seat.... :(
« Reply #2 on: 28 September 2015, 07:42:27 PM »
Tried the Sargent seat and Yamaha Gel seat but thought both were mince.
Eventually bought a seat customised by Tony Archer and it is fantastic.

I have dealt with Tony personally a few years ago for a seat for another bike and he provides a quality product but it does take some time for him to provide the finished article.

Thanks that's helpful as was going to try a Yamaha gel one.
Picked up a bike for a mate Saturday,  that has a seat by Tony so will see how he gets on with it. Might just give them a call to see what they can do for me  :)
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Re: Sargent seat.... :(
« Reply #3 on: 29 September 2015, 08:27:16 AM »


Mines a tony archer as well bloody comfy. Really really thick(bit like me)

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Re: Sargent seat.... :(
« Reply #4 on: 29 September 2015, 11:23:40 AM »
I've  got a viper seat with gel inserts, very happy with it , pillion  is compfy  too.
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Re: Sargent seat.... :(
« Reply #5 on: 29 September 2015, 12:15:37 PM »
I have Sargent on my fz1 love it suits me fine
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Re: Sargent seat.... :(
« Reply #6 on: 29 September 2015, 05:45:12 PM »
I had a sargent seat on my Z1000SX and it was brilliant, I also know folk who have had seats remodeled by Tony Archer and have never heard anyone complain yet + he is a lot cheaper than Sargent.
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Re: Sargent seat.... :(
« Reply #7 on: 30 September 2015, 08:34:23 AM »
Anyone tried an airhawk? Thinking of getting one for european trips. Heard great reviews

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Re: Sargent seat.... :(
« Reply #8 on: 30 September 2015, 08:06:20 PM »
Spoke to Tony Archer today, he is going to gel my seat for a whopping  £60  :D
He said it will be full gel not an insert. He also said when done it's great for some people but not for everyone. 
Fair enough but at that price it's worth a go  :)
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Re: Sargent seat.... :(
« Reply #9 on: 01 October 2015, 12:32:35 PM »
IS IT HARD GEL OR SOFT GEL?

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Re: Sargent seat.... :(
« Reply #10 on: 01 October 2015, 07:37:37 PM »
IS IT HARD GEL OR SOFT GEL?

No idea.
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Re: Sargent seat.... :(
« Reply #11 on: 02 October 2015, 12:25:54 PM »
I've had hard gel fitted to the fazer ,its just like sitting on a cold plank.
my late father in law had a soft gel seat on his push bike.
I've tried to get some but no one was interested.

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Re: Sargent seat.... :(
« Reply #12 on: 02 October 2015, 03:27:17 PM »
My gel seat is rock hard too, I think he used concrete by mistake!
Stop polishing it and ride the bloody thing!!

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