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Offline porkchop

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Corbin + shorty levers
on: June 18, 2020, 12:28:21 PM
Hopefully the hurting of my tailbone and “boys” is finally over with the new seat, flatter on the front and a bit wider dish. Has a good feel to it where I sit. Need to put some good miles on it now...

Picked up these MZS shorties off Ebay, $35 and solid aluminum, they work fine. Clutch free play adjusted perfect after 2600 miles, effortless clutch pull- bang the gears out.
Big levers be gone....back to 2 fingers!!






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Re: Corbin + shorty levers
Reply #1 on: June 18, 2020, 01:24:47 PM
the corbin looks really nice, you didn't add extra height in it?
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Re: Corbin + shorty levers
Reply #2 on: June 18, 2020, 01:53:17 PM
That looks good.  Do give us a review once you get some seat time in.

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Re: Corbin + shorty levers
Reply #3 on: June 19, 2020, 02:56:20 PM
*Originally Posted by cjskinner [+]
the corbin looks really nice, you didn't add extra height in it?

Corbin Rep said it is made 1" higher than OEM so I went with that to try first, the wife rides it also and is 5'4" but she still fit ok.
I can send it back and modify if need be, comfort of not killing my tailbone is the biggest thing.
Just need to find time to get out and put a couple hundred on it now.  :169:


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Re: Corbin + shorty levers
Reply #4 on: June 19, 2020, 11:28:59 PM
*Originally Posted by porkchop [+]
Corbin Rep said it is made 1" higher than OEM so I went with that to try first, the wife rides it also and is 5'4" but she still fit ok.
I can send it back and modify if need be, comfort of not killing my tailbone is the biggest thing.
Just need to find time to get out and put a couple hundred on it now.  :169:

Ok that’s great!
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Re: Corbin + shorty levers
Reply #5 on: June 20, 2020, 04:17:48 PM
Do you remember your options for the Corbin seat? Is that the Emerald Green welt?

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Re: Corbin + shorty levers
Reply #6 on: June 21, 2020, 11:35:33 PM
While the seat looks nice and is probably more comfortable, I’m not fond of the riding position it promotes. Looking at the shape, it seems like it would encourage you to sit forward in the seat like the stock seat does but I prefer to sit at the back of the saddle.
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Re: Corbin + shorty levers
Reply #7 on: June 22, 2020, 01:29:16 PM
*Originally Posted by Dinher [+]
Do you remember your options for the Corbin seat? Is that the Emerald Green welt?

Its lime green
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Re: Corbin + shorty levers
Reply #8 on: June 22, 2020, 01:34:58 PM
*Originally Posted by RobZ900 [+]
While the seat looks nice and is probably more comfortable, I’m not fond of the riding position it promotes. Looking at the shape, it seems like it would encourage you to sit forward in the seat like the stock seat does but I prefer to sit at the back of the saddle.

The nose (front) is pretty flat, back is dished out some (how I asked them to make it like my other Corbin)- maybe they all come like that?
It's more like a saddle than a seat now, did notice it elevated me some and put my wrists at a slightly different angle- nothing big though. Only got 70 miles in this weekend, no tailbone pressure.
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Re: Corbin + shorty levers
Reply #9 on: June 22, 2020, 02:27:25 PM
I observed plenty of riders switching out levers for shortys during my online surfing. What are the advantages?
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