Component Seating System for Ducati Monster 2000 - 2008
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Versatility, clean looks and excellent functionality! The Corbin wizards have designed a modular system for the Monster that can easily convert from solo to dual riding and works on your stock key lock. The Corbin system consists of the following components: Front Saddle, Passenger Saddle and the exclusive Corbin Smuggler Trunk. The perfect blend of form and function that's as easy to use as turning a key.
Front Saddle: Corbin's rider seat offers improved ergonomics that gives proper weight distribution. This sculpted seating area fits the shape of your body and helps to eliminate hot spots and the centralized pressure you feel from the stock unit. The platform has been neutralized to curb sliding towards the tank under braking which also helps to reduce fatigue. All this comfort is wrapped up in a package that fits perfectly to the bodywork of the bike for an integrated look and clean visual appearance.
Rear Saddle: For your passenger we've also designed an ergonomically correct seat for touring class support. Wide sculpted seating provides a generous contact patch so your passenger can rack up the mileage with you in comfort. When traveling solo, Corbin's rear seat works with the Ducati seat cowl for clean, solo looks.
Smuggler Trunk: Another original Corbin idea! Simply remove the rear seat and replace it with the Smuggler trunk to instantly add convenient, locking storage. For the best looks, Smuggler comes prepainted to coordinate with your factory paint (please specify color) and provides a secure area for your traveling essentials. Naturally we've built the Smuggler to fit perfectly to the lines of the Monster to create an integrated, factory look. Slick details 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 so we can design a precision fit to the bodywork. Both the Smuggler trunk and passenger seat include latch pin that integrates with your factory lock.
Smuggler's generous capacity helps to keep all your essential gear handy. There's more than enough room for keys, maps, spare gloves, cell phone, PDA, bottled water.... even your digital camera. You'll find the Smuggler so convenient that you'll be getting stuff out of it every time you stop your bike. Naturally it comes fully finished and prepainted to coordinate with your stock paint color so the looks are spectacular right out of the box. Inside, the trunk is lined to protect your cargo.
Front and rear saddles use our exclusive high-density Comfort Cell foam that allows us to 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. On top, we include genuine leather seating using our "hot set up", shown here with black carbon-fiber leather seating, asphalt vinyl sides & three color 'Moto-Sport' emblem.
Smuggler is constructed of our durable Fibertech material for a fine finish and long term durability. The door opening is fully weather stripped to guard against foul weather and keep cargo dry. 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.
KEY LOCK INSTALLATION: This saddle model uses a new mounting system designed by Corbin to allow installation and removable with a simple key lock. Once the included brackets are installed, the saddle can be removed easily by just inserting and turning the key. Need a demo? Just click the button.
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: 14.5" wide x 12.5" long Passenger: 17.5" wide x 9" long Approx seat height: 30.5" Smuggler Trunk capacity: approx 7 liters
Front & rear saddle/Smuggler bolt together with included bracket and mount to your bike as a single piece. Rear saddle / Smuggler includes stainless steel latch pin preinstalled.
This component seating system fits: 2005-2007 Monster Models: S2R, S2R1000, S4R & S4R S Testastretta
2000-2005 Monster Models: M-600, M-700, M-750, M-900 & M-1000.
A Note About Tail Chops: An extremely popular thing to do on the Monster is to "Chop" the tail. In some circumstances this can cause a fit problem with the Corbin seat. If you do a chop that moves the taillight or completely removes the turn signal section, then you may have a fit problem with the Corbin seat.
Corbin saddles (with very few exceptions) 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 that will be used by riders that cannot sense heat. This could create a hazardous condition.
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*
Want to test drive our Visual Seat Configurator? It's in Beta Testing now... Just click HERE.
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, 2000 - 2007 Ducati Monster
Rear saddle, 2000 - 2007 Ducati Monster
Smuggler Trunk, 2005 - 2007 Ducati Monster
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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
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.