Front & Rear saddles for 2013+ Honda CB500F & CBR500R
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Ergonomically corrected seating platforms built up of high-density Comfort Cell foam provide surprising comfort value. Corbin's front saddle is shaped like your body to create a greater area of body contact and proper weight distribution, the Corbin saddle eliminates pressure points and increases riding range. Built firm to stay resilient and support your body all day.
Our rear seat is built to give a clean profile and fast looks while providing for good passenger transport capability. On the inside, the saddle is built with the same high quality Comfort Cell foam to provide excellent passenger support. The Corbin rear seat is suitable for mid-range passengers despite the slick, low profile.
After an initial break-in period, Comfort Cell foam will adapt to your body to provide an even greater degree of comfort. Additionally, the seating platform has been neutralized to reduce the tendency to slide towards the tank under braking. Notice also how the front seat is shaped to provide support for your legs while your feet are on the footpegs, but is shaved in the nose area to allow good ground reach.
Our Fibertech basepan creates a firm foundation for the foam shape and keeps the carefully designed ergonomics intact. Engineered to fit every contour of the CB and provide a perfect fit. Under the saddle, rubber bumpers keep your paint job safe from scuffing. Both front and rear saddles mount like stock and come with brackets preinstalled on the saddle.
Due to the limited space and lack of sufficient structure, we were unable to incorporate the Corbin passenger backrest system into this seat model. Besides, on bike models like this CB, a backrest is of limited use due to the aggressive seating posture.
Corbin saddles come standard with genuine leather seating inserts for a true touch of luxury. We recommend our Carbon Fiber laminated leather seating with Asphalt vinyl sides for a nice accent. Leather will provide a seating surface that breathes with your body and will adapt with the foam during break in for a perfectly personalized fit.
Installs like stock and integrates with the Honda key lock system. Both saddles include brackets premounted on the seat so it is ready for immediate installation. Corbin front and rear saddles with work with OEM units if desired.
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.
Rider seating: 13" wide x 11" long Rear area: 9" wide x 12" long Approx seat height: 30.5"
Front saddle installs like stock with a tongue in the front and two bolts into stock locations at the rear.
If the rear brackets do not line up properly to the Honda chassis, you can simply loosen the mounting bolts that connect them to the basepan and adjust. Then retighten securely once corrected.
Rear saddle also installs like stock wtih two tabs holding the front of the seat and an integrated latch hook at the rear.
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*
If available, click the Configure button next to the item you are interested in. This will take you to a visual configurator where you can custom design your product and add it to your shopping cart or share it with your friends. Optional backrests and other accessories will automatically be made to match your saddle design when Added to Cart.
Front saddle for 2013+ Honda CB500F / CBR500R
Rear saddle for 2013+ Honda CB500F / CBR500R
Front AND Rear saddles for Honda CB500F / CBR500R
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.