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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 11-15-2009, 03:01 PM Thread Starter
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Road Zeppelin seat review

Has anyone tried Harleys road Zeppelin seat? Is it worth the money? I own a 09 Road Glide and rack up a lot of miles and the stock seat just doesn't cut it.

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post #2 of 19 (permalink) Old 11-15-2009, 03:38 PM
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I have one on my '03 and wouldn't trade it for anything. I have done 700-1000 mile days with no problems. It does raise you up a bit so if your legs are short you might have a problem.
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Air zep

I don't know if its worth it... There is a guy on craigslist in MT that has one for 400- he says he is selling because when its air'd up he isn't tall enough in the saddle....
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Hey- if one of you guys buy that zep let me know i need a seat for my ultra (2000)
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Couple inches higher than stock plus wider so feels higher ... good for the tall rider . Also changes the line of sight through the windshield and rider position to the handlebars and foot controls .
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I've had one on my 09 Ultra for about 6 months now. Best seat I've sat on, does raise you up some. I'm 6'-1" tall with a 34 inseam and have no problems. I couldn't go 20 miles with the stock seat without my butt starting to burn, now I can go 200 miles without taking a break. Well worth the money. Best price I found was at Chicago HD.

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post #7 of 19 (permalink) Old 11-17-2009, 11:25 PM
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Well keep on commentin cause I been lookin at the same thing for years. Just couldnt get up off the money cause I wanted the leather version also. One tech at a dealer said they suck and most people ride with em deflated most of the time WTF???

If I buy one and the ol lady dont like it I am so F##ked
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post #8 of 19 (permalink) Old 11-19-2009, 03:34 PM Thread Starter
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Ok I broke down and bought a new one from a HD dealer on ebay. Cost me $575 with shipping. I'll put up another post once I get it and try it out.
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Had one from 2002 to 2007 and loved it. MD to SD no problem. However I dont know if the new ones are any different for the 09-10 bikes. Good Luck
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Road Zeppelin

I bought 1 for my 08 classic it worked real well but for $800.00 you would think it would last more than 2 years mine had a bad stitch and started to tear went to H-D they took pic of it and said they would get back with me that was begining of summer herd nothing
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