Front Saddle & Smuggler for 2006 - 2010 BMW K1200 GT & K1300 GT
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For those who tour solo we offer the Smuggler trunk. Smuggler is an integral part of Corbin's modular seat system that replaces the passenger seat with a storage trunk that is artfully designed and color matched to your paint. Taking a passenger today? Not a problem, simply remove the Smuggler and replace with a passenger seat (Corbin model only). Conversion is simple and uses your stock BMW key lock system with brackets preinstalled on the Corbin components. Versatility, good looks and comfort combined!
Smuggler provides a very clean solo look and the most convenient storage available. Built to follow the lines of the GT and integrate with the body for a deceptively small appearance. Pop open the door and you have access to fourteen liters of locking storage. For the images above we packed in water bottles, gloves, maps, cell phone, digital camera... but that didn't fill it up. Use Smuggler for just about anything you want secure and easy access to. You'll find the Smuggler so convenient that you'll be getting stuff out of it every time you stop your bike.
Slick details like the ribs at the back pick up the details of the bike and lend a bit more flair. Our patented molding process and exclusive materials create a part with very minimal variation from piece to piece. This allows us the ability to design a very close fit to the bodywork. Smuggler is then hand-finished and custom painted with quality materials from companies like PPG and House of Kolor (varies by color selected).
Speaking of that nice looking touring saddle... Up front, the enhanced ergonomics create a perch that provides long range comfort. Using our exclusive high-density Comfort Cell foam, we can build a supportive saddle without a bulky shape. Corbin's Wizards are masters at combining form and function into a saddle that makes you as happy to look at as it does to ride on. 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.
Notice how the bucket is dished to emulate the shape of your body. This gives excellent support for longer range. Neutralized seating helps to curb sliding in the saddle which greatly reduces rider fatigue. We include your choice of color options for looks from outrageous to stealthy. The cover design used here works great on the bike regardless of paint color. Shown in Mercedes leather seating with Asphalt vinyl sides. Our custom stitch pattern makes a nice finishing touch (required on heated models).
Smuggler comes fully lined to help protect your cargo and cushion some of the road noise. Naturally, the door opening is fully weather stripped to guard against foul weather as well. Locking door keeps things secure and simple to access. Our new stainless steel hinge mechanism allows the door to open very wide to keep it out of the way when stowing your gear.
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.
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" Smuggler Capacity: 14 Liters
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*
Please select cover options from the drop down boxes before adding to cart. We will verify all selections with you before starting production. Have questions? Just click on the "Glossary" or "Materials" button for answers. NOTE: Drop down boxes do not default to descriptions shown on product above.
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
Smuggler trunk painted, 2006-2010 K1200 GT
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We do not always have a color match for all brands and models, especially at the beginning of the year when the new models come out. Please enter your bike year and paint color below and we will contact you if we do not currently have the color matched. A note about paint color matching: Please Read
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.