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So I got my new Seth Laam (laamseats.com) seat in today. No miles as of yet but the aesthetic is great! I had the rear seat redone as well. Seth was a little worried it might look wonky but I think it looks fine. I'll post more when I get some miles on it.

Seth was GREAT to deal with. I had to send my seat pan to him and, of course, that took some time but it was well worth the week and a half I was without a seat.
 

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They look really nice! What did they cost, if I may ask? Thanks, Jay
 

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You send him your seat and he refoams and recovers it. You'll send him pics and your height and he nailed it. More I look at it the more happy I am with it.

For the front and rear to be re-cut it was $389 with free return shipping. It's a bargain compared to some of the other custom seat guys ie Baldwin, Meyers, Russell etc.
 

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You send him your seat and he refoams and recovers it. You'll send him pics and your height and he nailed it. More I look at it the more happy I am with it.

For the front and rear to be re-cut it was $389 with free return shipping. It's a bargain compared to some of the other custom seat guys ie Baldwin, Meyers, Russell etc.
I'm pretty impressed with your seats. Did you have gel or any special foam types installed ?
 

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So I went for about a 300 mile jaunt this weekend and I must say things are excellent in that I didn't think about it. If you forget about it your seat is doing it's thing. I don't slide on braking. I can still move around in the twisty stuff. I droned for about 30 miles on the interstate and you know what.....NOTHING! Perfect.

Up next is a trip in July to Deal's Gap and a couple 300 mile days back to back.
 

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I just returned from an over 1000 mile trip down to Baker City, OR. The stock seat hurt me so bad.....I dreamed of throwing this thing straight into the dumpster. I was glad to see your report on Seth Laam's seat for the Ninja 1000.
And thanks for posting the excellent photos.
 

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I just returned from an over 1000 mile trip down to Baker City, OR. The stock seat hurt me so bad.....I dreamed of throwing this thing straight into the dumpster. I was glad to see your report on Seth Laam's seat for the Ninja 1000.
And thanks for posting the excellent photos.
Jump on it!

Tell Seth that Sam Clemons sent you.
 

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That seat looks great IMHO, nice to hear it works as good as it looks. No nut crushing or numb rear is worth the $400.
 

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Jump on it!

Tell Seth that Sam Clemons sent you.
I tried to contact him several times through the website and calling the number of the shop and leaving messages. I've had no replies. Is the guy that hard to contact ? When I have the money to do the seat, I'm unlikely to wait very long to to hear before switching to another shop.

Did you have trouble like that ?
 

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I tried to contact him several times through the website and calling the number of the shop and leaving messages. I've had no replies. Is the guy that hard to contact ? When I have the money to do the seat, I'm unlikely to wait very long to to hear before switching to another shop.

Did you have trouble like that ?
I did. I almost gave up.

He is literally a one man shop. Keep trying. Email him and call him. Hella nice guy just, apparently, not terribly organized.
 

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Another positive for Laam seats. I am surprised you got him to do the rear like that without complaints. He refused to do mine like yours, but for 3 even, I wasn't going to make too much of a stink about it. It is a tourer for one for the most part and the rear seat has seen an hours use compared to my several thousand miles. Its a perfect seat that any Ninja rider or any bike for that matter should have. My bum hurt so bad I hated riding until I got this seat and now the bike is only 7 months old and I have 19K on it. What a difference a seat can make!
 

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I did. I almost gave up.

He is literally a one man shop. Keep trying. Email him and call him. Hella nice guy just, apparently, not terribly organized.
Ok, I just sent him another email.......
Hope to get it going soon. It will be riding weather here before long.
 

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Another positive for Laam seats. I am surprised you got him to do the rear like that without complaints. He refused to do mine like yours, but for 3 even, I wasn't going to make too much of a stink about it. It is a tourer for one for the most part and the rear seat has seen an hours use compared to my several thousand miles. Its a perfect seat that any Ninja rider or any bike for that matter should have. My bum hurt so bad I hated riding until I got this seat and now the bike is only 7 months old and I have 19K on it. What a difference a seat can make!
He really didn't want to but I'm still quite happy with the results as is my wife.
 
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