The perfected perch! Our front and rear designs offer generous seating that fits the shape of the human body. That helps disperse your weight better and eliminates hot spots so you can ride longer in comfort. After all, that's what the GT is all about isn't it?
Inside, our exclusive Comfort Cell foam provides support that lasts. You'll feel the difference as soon as you throw a leg over the Corbin seat for the first time... Firm! This is a result of the closed cell nature of our material that gives a foundation that supports your body. Stock foam is too soft and allows you to actually compress all the air out of it resulting in a loss of resilience. This won't happen with Corbin foam.
Now, take another look at the foam shape. Notice how we eliminated that high spot in the OEM seat that hits you right in the tail bone? We call that Centralized Pressure and the cure is to shape the seat like your body. This Ergonomic shape gives more sqare inches of body contact and better weight dispersion while removing pressure from "sensitive areas" *ahem* . Pretty simple when you think about it.
For those chilly morning rides, the Corbin seat has the option of electric heat. Simple to install and operate, the seat maintains the proper temperature automatically through an integrated controller. Simply flip the conveniently located switch to low or high and enjoy the warmth.
Passenger seat is built longer to provide a larger seating area and has hardware built in to support a removable backrest. Corbin backrest installs with a single bolt and is adjustable to provide a tailored fit to your posture. Choose from a range of styles to suit your taste. Ovalbac models (like the #02-S shown) have rear finishing plate options for a custom look.
A common issue we hear about many BMW models is the ability to reach the ground. The Corbin front seat has a platform height of 31 inches which is actually a little less than BMW's Low seat (31.5 inches). However, please note that the firmer foam and more ergonomic shaping of the saddle also makes a difference in how the seat feels.
You'll notice that in order to maximize the seating area we have not made the saddle adjustable like the stock one. This also allows us to provide a better fit to the body groove and keep the nose as narrow as possible. We've tested this design with a wide range of rider heights to allow a comfortable and safe ride for a wide range of statures.
All components include genuine leather seating panels and choice of material colors and styles. Above we show the GT with our standard black Mercedes leather in the seating, Asphalt vinyl side panels for contrast and a black welt. This makes a nice subtle touch of class on all bike colors.
Simple installation uses an included bracket for the rear seat. This bracket provides the additional strength to work in the removable backrest hardware. Once the Corbin bracket is installed, the front and rear saddles will mount or remove using the stock BMW keylock.
UNIQUE TECHNOLOGY: The design and manufacture of Corbin products is so unique that Mike Corbin himself holds more than 60 United States Patents! From the process itself to new innovations like the Corbin Glovebox, you can count on highly functional and unique products that work. Corbin products are manufactured under one or more of the following US Patents: 6,848,156 B2; 6,729,516 B2; D 489,540S; 6,655,740 B1; 6,422,648 B1; 5,544,937; 5,608,957; 4,953,911; D545,073S & 6,971,714 B1.
FIBERTECH™ BASEPAN: A purpose built, hybrid material that provides a firm foundation to support the carefully designed ergonomics of the Corbin saddle. Provides a precision fit to every arc and contour of the machine and rides on rubber bumpers to protect your paint. We always design our basepans as flat as possible so bumps or odd shapes don't telegraph through the foam to your body. Click on the button at left to learn more...
COMFORT CELL® FOAM: The heart of the Corbin saddle! Our exclusive, purpose built foam material, called Comfort Cell, was created to provide a firm, resilient ride that doesn't break down. This means it will support you for long days on the road. Over time, Comfort Cell will break in to provide a personalized fit to your posture and even greater comfort! For the complete story just click the button.
ERGONOMIC SHAPING: A major part of the design criteria of the Corbin saddle is the Ergonomic shape. This means the saddle's foam shape is designed to emulate the curves of the human body. This provides more square inches of body contact and helps to eliminate hot spots. This shaping also neutralizes the seating platform to help curb sliding in the saddle which reduces fatigue. In a nutshell... more comfort for a longer ride! Just click the button at left for an animation that shows how it works.
PATENTED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY: Always an innovator, Mike Corbin invented Integrated Molding technology which is now the process by which all Corbin saddles are made. This process allows extremely tight tolerances and creates a chemical bond between the foam and base material. To see what this is all about, just click the button for More Info
GENUINE LEATHER: We use leather in all panels of the seat that contact your body. This provides a luxurious ride that breathes with your body. Leather will also break in along with the foam shape to support the personalized fit. Available in a wide range of textures and styles to suit your taste. For more information about leather seating just click away.
CORBIN BACKREST SYSTEM: The first and most versatile removable backrest system available for motorcycles! Corbin's backrests provide added vertical back support and long range comfort. Supported by internal hardware for a very clean look. Backrests adjust to rider's profile for a tailored fit and install or remove easily as desired. A very popular option! Click the button for additional info...
ELECTRIC HEAT: As an option we can include electric heat in this saddle! This option provides a true bit of luxury for when the temperature starts to drop. Simple to install with major components pre-built into the saddle. Just wire in the included pigtail and you're ready to roll. Click the button at left for complete info...
Warning! Heater elements should never be installed in motorcycle seats used by riders that cannot sense heat.
MODULAR SEAT SYSTEM: This component is part of Corbin's patented modular seat system (US Patent #7,556,114). Engineered to work in a variety of configurations to provide maximum versatility on your motorcycle. A typical modular seat system consists of: Rider seat, Passenger seat, Smuggler trunk & Corbin backrest. Click the button to see how it all works.
Rider Seating: 14" wide x 11.5" long Passenger: 13" wide x 11" long Approx. seat height: 31"
Installation is simple with all hardware included. Once Corbin bracket is installed in the rear, both the front and rear can be installed or removed using the stock key lock.
Now available with heater units that work directly on the BMW wiring system. Please note that when using Corbin saddle with OEM wired system, you will need to splice your stock seat electric plug onto the Corbin wiring.
NOTE: Corbin front and rear saddles will not interechange with stock front and rear components.
On the late model 1300, the Corbin front seat will only mount in the LOW position and does not fit in the high position.
Take good care of your new seat and the seat will take good care of you. Designed to help your leather saddle remain weather resistant and keeps the hide supple. This will allow the leather to break in and age gracefully. Great for boots, gloves & jackets too. Simple rub-in, buff out application. *More Info*
Our most popular backrest model is the perfect blend of form and function. The size looks visually appropriate on most every seat yet is large enough to provide good, sculpted support. Works well in either the rider's or passenger's position. The standard Ovalbac is available with a range of finishing plate options to dress up the rear including chrome! *More Info*
The standard Corbin backrest for years! This model is the same size and shape as the Standard Ovalbac above, but without the hole in the middle. Provides plenty of sculpted back support without looking too big on the bike. Works in both the rider or passenger seating area on virtually all Corbin saddle models. This model also has the option of chrome studs if desired. *More Info*
Like the Standard Ovalbac show above, but with a larger contact area for added support. Works great as a passenger backrest in Dual Touring models. Because of the added width, we do not recommend this model in the front position while carrying a passenger... it may interfere with their legs. Sculpted to provide wide ergonomic support. Offers a variety of finishing plate options to customize the rear (sorry, no chrome). *More Info*
This model is specially designed to be used in the large Dual Touring seats (like HD Baggers) or in Master's Type saddles as found on the Goldwings. Sculpted for extended support both vertically and horizontally, but cut away at the bottom to provide clearance for passenger's legs. A variety of finishing plate options are available to customize the rear. *More Info*
If you want the functionality of a backrest, but also want the smallest appearance possible, this is the backrest model for you. This one is most often used as a rider's backrest in Gunfighter seat models (thus the name). Includes a variety of finishing plate options for the rear. *More Info*
All the functionality of an adjustable backrest, combined with the smallest profile possible. This model is often used as a rider's backrest in Gunfighter seat models just like the #02-G shown above. Includes genuine leather seating and color coordinating options just like our saddles *More Info*
A convenient storage solution that looks great too. Corbin's Glove Box bolts up easily to your #02-S(B) model backrest in place of the rear finishing plate to provide four liters of locking storage. Available in primer or pre-painted. Some color matches are available depending on bike make and model. Comes fully lined too! *More Info*
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Front Saddle, Heated 2006-2010 BMW K1200 GT
Front Saddle, Heated with OEM wiring 2006-2010 BMW K1200 GT
Front Saddle, 2006-2010 BMW K1200 GT
Rear Saddle, Heated 2006-2010 BMW K1200 GT
Rear Saddle, Heated with OEM wiring 2006-2010 BMW K1200 GT
Rear Saddle, 2006-2010 BMW K1200 GT
Smuggler trunk painted, 2006-2010 K1200 GT
Ovalbac Leather Backrest (ea)
If you prefer to choose a different backrest model than the #02-SB, just click on the Accessories Tab above. You will be shown all of the Corbin backrest models currently available.
All Corbin saddles (with very little exception) include Genuine Leather Seating to provide a luxurious look and feel.... don't let anybody tell you that vinyl is just as good! You wouldn't buy vinyl boots would you?
Warning! Heater elements (when available) should never be installed in motorcycle seats used by riders that cannot sense heat.
PLEASE NOTE: Corbin products are designed to fit very close to your bike for a clean look. Due to this, other accessories or options can inhibit proper fit. As an example: Tank Consoles (dashes), ignition modules, exhaust systems, sissy bars, etc. If you have accessories installed on your bike, please let us know so we can verify the fit for you.
SADDLE WARRANTY: Basepan, foam and hardware of the Corbin saddle is warranted to the original owner for life. Cover materials, Heaters and workmanship are warranted for one year. Product will only be authorized to be shipped back, freight pre-paid, for refining of shape or to replace/rectify defective parts. In cases where the rework requires a new cover, a recover charge will be applied. Cash or credit refunds are not available. All goods being handled for customer service consideration must be accompanied by a Corbin receipt and a Return Material Authorization number (RMA).
FIBERGLASS WARRANTY: Structural integrity of Corbin fiberglass components are warranted to the original owner for life. Finish and paint are warranted against manufacturing defect for one year. Damage to product and / or painted surfaces from outside forces or misuse is specifically not covered under warranty. Cash or credit refunds are not available. All goods being handled for customer service consideration must be accompanied by a Corbin receipt and a Return Material Authorization (RMA) number.
EXPORT SALES: USA pricing shown. When products are shipped throughout the world, you will see higher prices because of freight, customs, duty & applicable taxes. Please consider these costs when purchasing Corbin products outside the USA. If ordering direct from Corbin, we will compute freight charges and add them to the order. BUYER will be responsible for customs, taxes, duty or other charges.