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Just took delivery of my 90th Anniversary R1200R, complete with blazingly orange Shuberth C3 helmet. Chose it over a Ducati Multistrada due to the Ducati's stupid electronic tach/speedo. Want to see the needles move.

I have owned 2 bikes in the past, a Honda VFR800 and a Harley Softtail. Shot for bike in the middle this time.

Anyway, I am 6'3" with a 36" inseam, and want to find a raised seat. Who sells them for the R1200R?

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Congratulations on your choice of bike. Did the dealer not give you the high seat option when your ordered your bike?
 

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There's always options, it depends how deep your pockets are!!!!!!!!!!!!

All the major seat manufacturers make seats for the R1200R: Corbin, Sargent, Wunderlich to name the main ones, but none are cheap. I recently bought a standard second hand seat on fleabay and will take it to a local motorcycle seat specialist - it should work out half the price of the named brands.
 

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The BMW tall comfort saddle fits me well: 6-1, 33-inch inseam. Think it goes for $300-$400 new.

Check out the footpeg lowering kits. They'll help with seating geometry.
 

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I am in the market for a high comfort seat, as well. From the looks of things, Corbin and Wunderlich are the most accessible, though not easy on the wallet. I am curious if anyone knows which one adds the most height?
 

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I found a high comfort seat on ebay someone had taken off a new bike to replace with an aftermarket one. It only cost $225 with shipping where one from the dealer is $560. I like it better than a Rick Mayer leather covered seat I also have. I traded my stock seat for it. If you can wait, keep watching on ebay or the BMWMOA flea market and you'll find one. Unless I could go in and have it custom made, I was leery of ordering a 5 or 6 hundred seat online or over the phone. Use FedEx for shipping. It was less than half what USPS or UPS wanted when I shipped my stock seat for the trade.
 

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Hi!
First post here.
I am in the market for a new or almost new R1200R and I have a question.
I'm 6'7" tall. Will I need the tall seat from BMW or aftermarket vendors, and the lowered footpeg set?
If I do these mods, will the size of the bike work for me? Been unable to find that combo at local dealers here.
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Really depends on your inseam length -- I'd guess anything greater than 36 inches, yes to both a tall seat and lowered foot pegs, especially when touring. Your knees will thank you.
 

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Many options and yes, everything depends on what you like and how much money you are willing to spend on getting that.

I can't justify the amount of a new seat for the benefits, so I ended up with an Airhawk R for a fraction of the price of a whole seat, and I love it.
AIRHAWK | Latest News in AIRHAWK Comfort Seating System

Here is a pretty good option, this company has pretty good reviews on all their seats. Plus you can pretty much choose any color and a cool back rest.

Corbin Motorcycle Seats & Accessories | BMW R1200 R | 800-538-7035
 
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