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Rick Dangerous

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on: April 21, 2022, 06:48:24 pm
They sort of give the bespoke custom look.  I sort of like them.  I get trends are divisive though...

Your thoughts on the brown seat phenomenon?   
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Reply #1 on: April 21, 2022, 08:03:11 pm
For me it would depend on the individual motorcycle and it's color scheme. Bolting a brown seat on just any bike is not going necessarily  improve the look. I wasn't aware this has become a styling trend. From a practical standpoint a black seat would be easier to keep looking clean at least in appearance. One of my bikes has a red and black seat, another solid black and my Bullet came with a tan seat that at first I thought I would reupholster to black but it's grown on me now to the point of wanting to keep it that color.


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Reply #2 on: April 21, 2022, 09:51:09 pm
They seem to be a hipster thing, the accessory market is flooded with them. Other things will prize my wallet open long before they ever would!

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Reply #3 on: April 30, 2022, 02:15:36 am
How about a Brooks B135, B67 or B33? Now THAT's traditional!   ;D
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Reply #4 on: May 08, 2022, 11:22:10 am
here's mine with the brown seat and brown canvas panniers


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Reply #5 on: May 08, 2022, 11:37:00 am
If you like it, go for it. It's your bike.

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Reply #6 on: May 10, 2022, 07:42:01 pm
Clearly the seat makes the ride... :o 8)
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Reply #7 on: May 11, 2022, 07:38:20 am
Man, I'd nearly forgotten how appealing those Muskets are. Damn you for reawakening my avarice! Fortunately though, that red seat gives me enough pause to collect myself, roll up my tongue, and just be grateful for what I've got.
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Reply #8 on: May 23, 2022, 01:26:14 am
A lot of the 350 Meteor and 350 Classic models come new from the factory with brown seats so there must be quite a demand out there for them.


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Reply #9 on: May 23, 2022, 10:18:48 am
they look great bit not so on black bikes. Just my thoughts tho
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Reply #10 on: May 24, 2022, 05:23:03 am
Like high heels and jeans.
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Reply #11 on: June 03, 2022, 02:31:24 pm
Regarding new bikes I definitely felt that the brown seats on my Halcyon Black Classic 350 didn’t ‘go’. Found some secondhand unused black ones on eBay and it looks much better now. More like a Bullet should do to my mind!

Will be selling my brown ones on eBay  ;)

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Reply #12 on: Yesterday at 04:12:23 am
into it