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My Ducati Performance Comfort Seat arrived today. I installed it and sat on the bike and it definitely feels like it will be more comfortable for 200+ mile days. Also, people that have it say that you feel less heat because it's thicker. And that you don't slide around in the seat as much.

I think it looks better with the red stitching and the "Ducati Performance" on the seat. I attached a few pictures (one of the 959 with the comfort seat, one with the stock seat installed, and one of the comfort seat by itself). It was very simple to install.

This does add slightly to the overall height. So, if you're short then it could be an issue. I'll 5'11"/6'0" and it is not an issue whatsoever for me.

I've been sick the last couple days so I might not get a chance to ride it for a couple more days. But once I do I'll report back if I see a big difference in comfort.
 

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Congrats buddy! I'm almost 6'1" so we have the same height. I should be getting my bike tomorrow if everything goes according to plan, will consider this once I get a few rides in.
 

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Sooo comfortable

I went for my first ride with the comfort seat on. It is so comfortable!
 

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Is the overall horizontal profile more flat with the comfort seat? I don't like my position on the std seat when I am sitting in the rear part of the seat. Has anybody tried the DP racing seat?
 

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Ordered one too

The wife's should be here on Monday. Im amassing quite the pile of take off parts...
 

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I fitted the comfort seat also. I kept sliding around on the original and this one definitely has more grip + I'm sure the shape feels different towards the tank? Less of a downward slope maybe or it could just be me. Overall a good buy
 

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I'm worried it may make it to high for me as i have a short inside leg, so not sure if i can buy one as i can get feet down comfortably just now
 

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I'm worried it may make it to high for me as i have a short inside leg, so not sure if i can buy one as i can get feet down comfortably just now
I am in the same boat here. With that being said, I dont think the factory seat is bad at all.
 

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I've put 2,700 miles on my 959. The first 2,500 with the stock seat. I can tell you the difference is huge if you do long rides. After 200 miles in a day on the stock seat, you butt definitely hurts. The comfort seat provides so much more cushion for the bumps and saddle time. And as I said earlier, it helps a little with the heat, definitely looks better and has some grip so you don't slide around on the seat.
 

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After putting the replacement seat on the bike, the stock seat looks so plain to me.
 

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Installed the wifes seat tonight. She jumped on it right away and seems to like it.
 

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No, not yet. With the extra height added Ill likely be on toes to stand it up. I rode it one time to take it in for its maintenance and the seat made me frown. :smile2:
 

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No, not yet. With the extra height added Ill likely be on toes to stand it up. I rode it one time to take it in for its maintenance and the seat made me frown. :smile2:
I'll be curious to hear your impression of the comfort seat.
 

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Ill throw a leg over it before I leave on my bike this morning. Definitely feels cushier than the old one, and more so than on my BMW, which I find really comfortable. Love the red stitching on it.
 
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