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The Wizard Shop
In Summertime we have the pleasure of meeting lots of fellow riders in our Ride-In shop. Sometimes those riders seem somehow familiar...

Meet Goldie Dewitt. Sons of Anarchy fans may recognize him as Sergeant-at-Arms of the Grim Bastards ... others know him as the real Prez of 1Down MC. This guy has more custom bikes shown on SOA than anybody and we're happy to say they've all got Corbin seats (which makes him real popular around here).

Noteriety aside, Goldie built a Beautiful FXR with a ton of motor and vibrant metal-flake paint the likes of which we haven't seen since the 70's. Impressive considering the man was about This Old when that was the style.

You can catch more pics of this bike and others on his website at 1DownBikerSupplyHouse.com.





Lightning Motorcycle
Theoretically we should be mortal enemies... after all, these are the people that took Mike Corbin's land speed record. But they're good folk and the bike is so damn nice we just can't help but like them.

Having said that, check out the Lightning LS-218 electric motorcycle. Not only is this a fun bit of eye candy, but the bike rocks too. In fact, Lightning beat all comers in the open class at Pike's Peak in 2013.

We'll let you go to their website for all the other details, but wanted to say this much... Seat: Corbin, Paint: Erik Soloio.

For Lightning Motorcycle info, click HERE.





World Superbike
The eni FIM Superbike World Championship, GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round is this weekend at Laguna Seca!

This is the one chance to see these international riders, as it is the series' only visit to the United States. Approximately 25 riders line up on the starting grid, making for an entertaining field and hard-fought battle for the lead at every turn.

In between races, come visit us in the center section of the vendor area facing the stunt show. We'll have a variety of sportbike saddles and unique bikes on display. Order during the race weekend and receive a 10% discount... you can even get this discount for ride in appointments at our factory for a future date.

For race info, go HERE.





Hollister Rally Time!
The annual Hollister Independence Rally is fast approaching and as you may already know, the event is spread over the entire three-day weekend this year!

We're taking things a step further and rolling out the red carpet early with our traditional 10% rally discount starting June 30 and running through the entire holiday weekend. This applies to all Corbin products and even our Ride-In Service.

Corbin's factory is located just two miles north of town near the Hollister airport. We'll have a variety of industry and food vendors setup around the Corbin lot as well. Don't forget our annual Ride In Bike Show will take place on Friday July 4th too.

For complete rally info, just click HERE.





BMW R1200 GS
Just out of the R&D shop is this Canyon Dual Sport saddle design for BMW's new liquid cooled R1200 GS!

In order to maximize the seating area and place the rider in the optimum position on the bike, Corbin converted the two piece stock unit into this One-Piece Canyon Dual Sport model.

By converting to a single piece basepan, the Corbin wizards were also able to integrate hardware for a rider's backrest. Naturally we offer a variety of backrest models to suit your needs and all of them install with a single bolt and adjust to your posture. Saddle includes genuine leather seating and has the option of electric heat.

For complete info, just click HERE for the GS webpage.





Comin' Up!
Our web team is getting caught up with putting the new products online, so we thought this would be a good opportunity to take a look what's coming out of R&D next.

In the image above, you'll see we're well underway with a Canyon Dual Sport saddle for the newest iteration of the BMW R1200 GS. This one will feature optional electric heat, genuine leather seating, backrest integration and, of course, that classic Corbin styling.

Also in the works you'll see we got our hands on the new 2014 Honda Valkyrie and have projects in the works there. We're taking a hard look at making saddlebags on this model as well as a couple saddle options.

Keep your eye on this page for more information as these new items develope!

Naturally you can always find the latest releases on our New Products Page.



BMW R nine T
Fresh out of R&D is this Corbin Gunfighter saddle for BMW's new Roadster!

Designed to provide excellent rider comfort while blending in with the classic lines of the bike. Corbin's Gunfighter offers perfected ergonomics up front with a slick fastback tail that gives clean looks and short trip passenger ability.

Like most Corbin saddles, this model includes genuine leather seating with a wide variety of color and texture options included at no charge. Installation is simple with all required hardware included.

For complete info, just click HERE to jump on over to the R nine T webpage.





Laconia Motorcycle Week
Sometimes called the "Nation's Original Festival of Chrome" is now in its 91st year.

The Corbin rally rig is on the road and headed for New Hampshire where we'll be set up at our usual spot at Laconia Harley-Davidson off Daniel Webster Highway in Meredith.

Stop by for a 10% rally discount, free installation or to take a Corbin saddle for a test ride! We'll help make sure your ride home from this historic event is a fine one.

For more information about the festivities and directions to Laconia HD click HERE.



Biker Bob Radio
Our buddy Biker Bob helps us out a ton with the annual Hollister event, putting on the bike show and consulting on all manners of festivities. More than likely, you'll recognize him as the Emcee of last year's Miss Hollister bikini contest.

All that aside, Bob was in the neighborhood last week and recorded a bit with a couple of our ride in customers. You can HAVE A LISTEN RIGHT HERE.

Which brings us to the other point of this particular item... Biker Bob has now archived all of his programs from this year and last on his website! CLICK HERE to catch up on all episodes.

Don't forget to drop by and say howdy during this year's Hollister Rally when Biker Bob will once again be hosting the Corbin Ride In Bike Show.




Hollister Rally
RAD
July 4-6, 2014
The Hollister Rally is back in 2014. Join us at the Corbin factory all Fourth of July week for custom seats, free installation and rally discount!
2013 Wrap up HERE

On The Road
2014
FIM Superbike
7/11 - 7/13
Laguna Seca, CA


Sturgis
8/4 - 8/10
Sturgis, SD


Street Vibrations
8/24 - 9/28
Reno, NV


Biketoberfest
10/16 - 10/19
Reno, NV

Remember Corbin's rally incentive, 10% off all Corbin accessories sold at show! See you there!

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