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Has anyone measured their Ultimate Tallboy seat compared to the stock seat. I have a 21 Tour, and just received my Tallboy seat yesterday. I installed and went for a ride and while nice, I did not feel a large difference in seating position. The Ultimate website says that the Tallboy sets the ride 1 1/2" back compared to the stock seat.

I've measure both and the difference is 1/2" to 3/4" not the 1 1/2" I was expecting. Has anyone else measured their seat.. Want to see if it's me or is this normal, or did I get a midseat. I do have an email to Ultimate but want to check others here as well.

Here are pics to show the measurements.

Ultimate seat 15 1/4"
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Stock seat 14 1/2"
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Thanks for the confirmation. Hopefully I’ll hear from Ultimate tomorrow and get their story on the seat size.
 

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I love mine. Mine measures 15-5/8"
Thanks but still not the 1 1/2" difference advertised. With a 34" inseam, that extra seating room was the primary reason for the Tallboy seat purchase.
 

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Follow up to close this out. Spent some time on the phone today with Russell from Ultimate Seats. He was great and very patient reviewing the pictures I sent, then taking measurements of his stock 2018 seat and a Tallboy. We concluded that did receive a Tallboy seat. However, we had some slight differences in measurements between the 2021 stock seat and the 2018. Based on the various points we were both measuring from, my 2021 seat has the rider about 1/2 to 3/4” back from the 2018.

This was not just one point of measure. We spent 30min on the phone emailing pics back and forth and checked several dimensions. Like I said, he was very patient. End result is that the seat is heading back for a refund because the main reason for my purchase was to get that 1 1/2” of extra room.

I already had an early December build date at RDL, so that‘s where the stock seat will go to be modified for setting me back and adding an inch or so in height.

Opinion, if the seating position of the Ultimate Seat works for you, the quality and comfort is excellent and would recommend.
 
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