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I just got one last week. I haven't measured it, but it seems to lower the rider about 2 to 2.5 inches. But you won't notice a whole lot of difference to where your feet touch the ground, because the Corbin seat is wider. I am very pleased with the comfort of this seat. It actually makes my commute enjoyable again. Unbelievable what a difference it makes. No more Monkey Butt!! :D Also, I have seen posts where people comment that the Corbin seat is ugly. I don't guess I see that.... I think it looks better than the stock seat. Anyway, as good as it feels, I wouldn't care even if it was ugly. :worthy:

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Not to thread jack, but do any aftermarket seats raise the seat height?

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If all you want is a taller seat, why not have a local upholsterer add some foam to the stock seat? It will be a lot cheaper than buying most aftermarket seats. Also, the wider a seat is the shorter your legs get. I got a Corbin and don't notice difference in height but it is 2-inches wider than stock so my feet are still in the same place.

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I wish that my Corbin was narrower at the very front. It spreads your legs (wait a minute, wrong forum) too much and the edge of the seat is stiffer than stock as well.

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I just got my Corbin in asphalt black (rough texture) and it seems to be a little lower seat height. At the very front mine is narrow and as far as stiffness goes Corbin explains this in its faqs section.

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These pictures are of a "IMS tank version" Corbin on my bike. I ordered it to be made 1/2" taller (thicker). This is because Corbin typically makes their seats an inch or so lower than stock ,and I didn't want to lose too much room for my bad knees. The width at where I sit is 11 1/2". I really like this seat.

Rick

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