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    Low seats....

    Hi all,

    Newbie here looking for a little advice if possible. I currently considering buying a GS but being quite short (5'6" tall, 28" leg) the bikes height can be a challenge. I've ridden a standard bike with a low seat and it wasn't too bad but ideally I'd like to be little closer to the ground. A reduced height bike would be ideal but there aren't many around so I'm likely to end up with a standard bike and suitable seat. I've seen Touratech sell an extra low after market seat which looks perfect, but it's not cheap.

    https://shop.touratech.co.uk/comfort...extra-low.html

    Can anyone offer any advice on this seat? I'm looking for something which will be all day comfortable.

    Thanks in advance,

    Andy

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    I found that seat super comfy.
    I bought mine 2nd hand so was broken in and was perfect.

    Biggest ride was about 400 miles and felt ok at the end of it.

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    What year are you looking for. I have a low suspension, low seat 2018 1200 GS TE with TFT, 3000miles and going back to AJ as a p/ex in Jan.

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    Same height and inside leg as me -


    You need a low seat- The BMW offering is ok i found, just need to take a break every now and again.

    You also need to adopt a good foot down strategy, as it requires some thought.

    That said it can still catch you out

    Ideally you want low seat & low suspension, but you can get away with just the low seat

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    Hi Andy

    Am looking to sell my 65 reg low suspension GSA, 13,000 miles on clock in matt red, pm me and I can send you some pictures and more info if it's something you may be interested in

    Danny

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    I have a mint 2012 twin cam GS not (A) factory low model, might be thinking of moving on, pm me for more details, if interested.

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    Maybe you have seen mine ? Perfect condition, absolutely no corrosion. Factory low, just the job !

    http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthr...ssis-Sept-2013

    And just over the hill from you.

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