Day Long: Material: Leather: Brand: Russell: UPC: Does not apply: Excellent condition, Has about 2000 miles of riding on it. It actually makes you feel like a kid at first. A picture of the craftsman at Russell Cycle Products who made our custom seat at the factory. Good thing they had me come in for a test sit. Nonetheless, we accepted it, and took a Lyft back to the campground so they could work on the seat. Member. I always felt too cramped forward on the stock Indian Roadmaster seat. Look at the pictures of the new seat on here. If you wish to contact me or submit articles, you may do so by clicking on the Contact Us button above, or by clicking here now. The address on file for this person is 117 Eton Rd., Long, MA . The reason for this is they make a very big distinct place for your ass which is a bit raised on the sides. If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident or any other motor vehicle accident, you may call us 7 days a week, 24 hours a day at 800-816-1529 x. You can see by the picture how wide it is where your ass is. The reason for this is they make a very big distinct place for your ass which is a bit raised on the sides. My wife Little Teri absolutely loves the Russel Day Long saddle. If you want to ride your motorcycle into their factory, you have to make an appointment with them first and pay a small deposit to ensure you will show up. I always chose Mustang for my seats. View of Russell day long with my stock rider backrest at factory. They told me that if I wanted the Indian roadmaster with a diamond pattern like the stock seat has, that they would need two days to do the seat. The look sets it apart. Save russell day long seat to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Further, it raised me up a bit which I did not like, however, it also pushed me back a bit which I liked. Frankly, I was feeling under the weather, and I had never done a custom seat like this before. They told us the seat would be ready the next day, so we took a Lyft back to the campground. Well it finally Arrived the Russell Day Long Seat AMAZING is the best way for me to say it. Russell Day-Long Saddle Company incorporates our patented Support Suspension … I never really liked the fact that you would have to remove the back screw and side bolts to get the Indian seat off, but hereto for I had never had to take the seat off. The issue of feet placement when putting your feet on the ground when the motorcycle is stopped, is not a problem now that I am used to it. Discussion in 'Equipment' started by 9point, May 7, 2012. I am also in the market for an Aerostich suit. We took a Lyft back to the factory again. His seat manufacturer (one size fits all design) offered keeping the heating which made it cost as much as the custom Russel Daylong. (Turns out now that I am used to the seat, I like that it raised me up a bit as I will discuss below), Close up of Russell Day Long Motorcycle Seat after break in, The seat felt kind of hard, but it was not uncomfortable. Another thing to mention about a custom Mustang is that it was not a custom like the Russell Day Long, see below. Their seat is called the Russell Day Long. I had to reschedule my appointment one time and they accommodated me.. Who cares if it looks good if it causes you pain to ride? The morning of our appointment I was feeling a bit under the weather because we drove 12 plus hours in the motorhome, it was cold, and I was not feeling well , nonetheless, my wife and I took the bike out of the trailer and rode it to Russell Cycle Products for our appointment first thing in the morning. The fabricator took the seat pan in the back and shaved the padding in that area. On my last motorcycle, which was a 2008 Electronic Glide Ultra Custom, I purchased a premium seat for it from Harley-Davidson, and sold the stock seat. I would be interested in any comments regarding seat options. We are experts in dealing with motorcycle accident cases. My blog is Positively Puzzled Hello everyone, Looking for a nice used Russell day long seat for my ST1100. (Turns out it only took one day) I told them no problem, we would take our motorhome from Southern California, put the bike in the trailer, and stay overnight in a local campground. The stock Indian Roadmaster seat looks like a work of art, but it turned into a brick to ride which is why got the custom seat. Our Motorcycle Accident Law Firm, The Law Offices of Norman Gregory Fernandez & Associates, are real bikers helping other bikers. Russell B. Russell Day Long Seat Yamaha FJR. I’d like to see how the spring mounts to seat base. They have been making custom seats for many years and know exactly how to make a custom seat that fits your exact measurements and needs. Back side view of Russell Day Long lighting effects image. I feel the same way about my cars, that is why I only drive Mercedes-Benz. Turns out it was like walking in a new pair of shoes. No other motorcycle that I know of has the Indian Tan color on seats, that is exactly one of the reasons I love the Indian. Turns out, the Russell Daylong is a great seat for riding your motorcycle. Pacific Garden Mall Santa Cruz, California April 5, 2006 He does the Zen thing, walking up and down the mall all day long with slow tiny steps, always smiling. My comparison of the stock seat to my new Russell Day Long saddle. I can still get both feet on the ground, but the seat is higher. The way they custom design the Russell Day Long, it also makes it harder for you to take your legs and put them on the side of the motorcycle seat like on normal motorcycle seats. When I rode the motorcycle back to the campground, my initial ride on the new seat, which was just a few miles away, I was disappointed. Your email address will not be published. Click Here to find out more about me. They also asked me to put my feet on the floorboards like I ride, and on the highway bars like I ride, and took measurements and pictures as well. If you take a look at the top picture with the stock seat and the pictures below it of the Russell Day Long, you can see on the side of the seat on the rider part, where the stock seat has the leather that comes down and kind of covers the side panel, whereas the Russell does not. For me it really doesn’t matter. We went to Russell’s in approximately December 2018 to get the seat made. Later, after a few rides on the new seat, I quickly changed my opinion of the seat. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. They opened a door on the side, and I rode the motorcycle in. i can ride from full to empty fillup and go again, the spring is the foam. The guys at Russell, called me a few hours later and told me the seat pan was ready and asked me to come down to sit on it to see if I wanted to make any adjustments. We usually ride about an hour and twenty minutes between stops. The stock seat on my 2008 always feels like it should have been formed back about 2-3" to give a little more leg room to stretch out. We handle Motorcycle Accidents, Motorcycle Passenger Accidents, Dangerous Conditions on public roads which cause motorcycle accidents, defective motorcycle cases, Cruiser Motorcycle Accidents, biker rights, criminal law, Car Accidents, Uninsured Motorist Claims, Wrongful Death, Torts, Cager and/or Car negligence, personal injury and Other Injury Cases. 1,899 Posts . All Rights Reserved. I looked at other options, and at the time there weren’t that many for the Indian. i have this seat and love it. I would rather have a great seat that is comfortable when riding, then have a trade-off of a seat that is easy to put your legs side to side when stopped but is not that comfortable to ride. He told me he thought that’s what it was, and showed me his seat which was from the company that I was looking at prior to choosing the Russell Daylong. The saddle developed a tear along one of the seams (see pictures). Ah ,ok. I looked at another manufacturer who sells one size fits all seats, but there were mixed reviews, and to keep my stock heating element that is built into the Indian seat, it would cost me just as much money to have a custom motorcycle seat made. I have found that the seat in my... Is it possible to add heat to my OEM seat on the base goldwing? A view of entire Russell Day Long with Custom Backrest by Russell. Therefore, every aftermarket seat for this motorcycle is approximately $1000 plus or minus. My wife and I were at the Sturgis motorcycle rally in August 2018, and put over thousand miles on the Indian roadmaster at that time. Russell Motorsports is in Northern California, whereas we live in Southern California. My problem was not only that my tour pack back pad was Indian Tan, plus I have what is called Captain Inch heat shields for my motorcycle which are made out of leather, and they match the Indian Tan. The seat is broken in now, and I love it. However, most of them don't require springs. It was well worth the money and the trip to get a custom seat made by Russell Cycle Products if you are a motorcycle rider that rides. Some people might like the aesthetics of the stock Indian seat better with respect to this regard. I felt I had made a big mistake. Required fields are marked *, Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. I must mention my wife and how she likes the seat. They contact you to confirm before your appointment. Over the years I have heard quite about bit about the Russell Day-Long Touring Seats in Shasta City, CA. This page was generated at 1 minute ago. However, a trade-off is that there is no leather hanging down to cover the top of the side cover. At the time of the writing of this article, which is a year and half later, they may have a matching seat now I’m not sure. Anyone on here have a RDL with the heavy suspension they put in for heavy riders? actually rides a motorcycle. I wasn’t sure how it was located. We handle motorcycle accident cases, motorcycle passenger injury accidents, and other personal injury cases all over the State of California. Frankly, at first, I was not too pleased. B. 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I am an attorney, so I ended up working in the motorhome, my wife worked remotely as well. 7,616 Posts . Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Next > 9point, May 7, 2012 #1. You can see by the picture how wide it is where your ass is. I was thinking to myself, well they just destroyed my stock Indian Roadmaster seat, and now I might have to go get another one . check out the. I’ve got enough miles on the bike now, about 4K, to know I want an improved seat. Plus, Indian Tan was the color I wanted not a dark brown it would take away the whole ambience of the bike. Price was pretty close to what Corbin charges although with Corbin you get an entirely new seat while Russell Day Long requires you send in the stock seat to be modified. Mustang is a one size fits all solution as is Corbin, although they do take special requests for custom seats. Some actually have a spring. Quote; biglefti. 71 were here. Now, I like the seat a bit higher because when riding I have more leg room from feet on the floorboard to my body. For us, it was a long 24 hours of riding in the motorhome. Thank you. Here is a link to the Russel Cycle Products website: https://day-long.com/ , their phone number is: 800-432-9566, By California Motorcycle Accident Attorney, Norman Gregory Fernandez, Esq., January 2020. Further, she likes this seat better than the seat on my old Harley Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Custom. You actually have to put your legs forward a bit to get your legs on the ground. We took the bike to Sturgis, 2019, and did a lot of parading (stop and go for extended periods of time) with the new seat, I quickly got used to the new set up of putting my feet on the ground when the bike is stopped. Thread starter christopher_steptoe; Start date Oct 26, 2020; christopher_steptoe Member. We packed up the motorhome and went home that night. They love the look. When the time came to go to the factory, we loaded up the motorcycle into our enclosed trailer, jumped in the motorhome and took off the night before. Shows minor wear (see photos) but otherwise looks like new. So, here is my final review of the Russell Daylong seat for the Indian Roadmaster. I had rented a 12GS before and did not experience anything like this. On Monday, I got back from our great, 10 day trip to Maggie Valley, NC, and was greeted by my Russell Daylong (RDL) custom seat conversion that arrived last Friday. I was excited as we approach the factory to pick up my motorcycle.. View of new Russell Day Long Seat at factory right side. Just wondering if anyone can shed some comparison on the two? The new seat, the way it was designed for my weight (I paid for the heavy weight spring), pushed me up one to two inches. 1, or submit your case online here. If you have questions related to the application of the “Day-Long” Saddle to a particular bike, or concerning a particular order, i.e., shipping methods, color availability, scheduling, lead times, etc., the best thing to do is call our office at (800) 432-9566. Stock seat on 2017 Indian Roadmaster at the time of purchase. Hell we were in Sturgis riding hundreds of miles a day with no pain like the year before. Shuffle my photostream. On the issue of the seat raising you up a bit, I am 5’11,” and probably around 6’1” with motorcycle boots on. They are not comfortable until you break them in and get used to them. One thing I forgot to mention is that on the Indian Roadmaster, it does have a heated seat. I waited one year to write this review. Up for bid is a Russell Day long saddle that will fit all years of the R1200C motorcycle. Discussion Starter • #1 • 3 mo ago. If you do could and if seat is off could you snap a pix of the seat base bottom. craftsmen inside factory making custom seats. What Russell does is they take your stock seat and make a custom seat from it utilizing you and your passenger’s measurements, your weight, and other criteria. (click on any of the pictures to see large size). 9point Been here awhile. View Josh Russell’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. We handle personal injury, and motorcycle accident cases in all over California including: Southern California, Central California, and Northern California. As a back seat rider she says that she has no more fatigue or pain like she had on the stock seat. Joined: Apr 8, 2011 Oddometer: 155. On the Russell Daylong seat, they do away with the side bolts, and the piece of leather that hangs down above the side covers. After hours of research and one failed purchase that I returned, I chose to have a custom motorcycle seat made at Russell Cycle Products. All times are GMT-6. Does anyone use a Russell … Josh has 9 jobs listed on their profile. My closing thoughts are that the guys and gals at Russell Cycle Products are geniuses when it comes to motorcycle seats. Secondly, the sides of the seat on the stock Indian Roadmaster actually have a piece of leather that hangs down a bit above the side covers and are attached via side bolts on inside of the side covers if you want to remove the seat. This seat gives a huge amount of lower back support which makes all the difference in the world when you are riding your motorcycle. I created this site to provide information to the motorcycle and biker community, as well as general California Personal Injury, and Family Law Information to all. We decided not to stay the second night and to just go home. I was not willing to replace all of that just for a new seat that was the wrong color. Tags: None. Your email address will not be published. Thank you. Whatever support and padding the seat had in it was gone within a year. Does the RDL let you stretch out more? Russell Day Long 08-30-2020, 06:54 PM. It would take a week to do the custom Eagle embroidery, and we were planning on leaving the next day, however, we ended up leaving the same day as stated above. His seat did not have the stock heating because he did not pay for that option, which was available on his seat from that manufacturer, whereas I purchased the custom seat that retained the stock heating. Discussion Starter • #1 • Jun 26, 2018. Let me tell you something, the seat on the Indian Roadmaster became a brick. Day is a Treasurer with Industrial Realty Corp. in Massachusetts. Side view of custom Russell Day Long seat at factory. They are expensive,unless you choose not to keep the heating. **You may not like the Truth-But that doesn't change it!**. Oct 26, 2020 #1 As the title states this is a Russell Day Long seat. 64 Posts . Shipped with UPS Ground. As for me, I wanted something that matched the stock seat as closely as possible. Condition is "Used". We rode for one year on the stock seat with no problems, plus the stock seat which is Indian Tan in color, was custom in of itself, and an integral part of the motorcycle look. I have not been paid by Russell for this review, nor have I received any discounts or accommodations from them. Picture of Russell Day Long Saddle with Russell custom embroidered backrest. I highly recommend getting one of the seats for any motorcycle. So far they seem to be the only aftermarket custom seat maker that has a seat that works with the OEM on bike controls for the heat. View of new Russell Day Long Seat at factory without backrest on. I talked to Mustang about their off color brown seat and they told me that usually their customers replace their stock black seats and the tour pack pad on the Indian all together to change from black to brown as a customization, and that their color was not intended to replace the Indian Tan color. It was a pretty quick process, they know their stuff. I have never used a seat cover on a motorcycle seat before, but the guys at Russell told me that any motorcycle seat has threading and stitches that create holes in the covering, and water will leak through the holes into the padding, which ends up destroying the inner padding, and decreasing the longevity of your seat. They asked my wife and I what we weighed, and asked us to sit on the bike. It literally became torture to ride on the stock seat for extended periods of time. The premium seat was just fine for the years I had the motorcycle. 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