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New Sparrow in Development
The Sparrow concept has been dormant for years, but that spark has always remained (pun intended). With components and technology much more abundant now, Mike is resurecting the Sparrow design for 2015.

The Sparrow 2 shape has been in the works for awhile now but the finished design in drawing ever closer. We've pulled molds off the design and are now breaking it down into individual components. Not a lot of detail to supply now, but we thought a few behind the scenes pics might be fun. Enjoy!

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Ongoing Sparrow info is HERE.





Visual Configurator Beta!
This has been a long time coming and something we've wanted on our website for almost a decade. It seems the only people that wanted this more than us was YOU!

Nary a week goes by that someone doesn't ask us why we don't have some means of visualizing a custom seat. The answer is simple... because it's hard! With millions of potential combinations of materials, it's not as simple as just shooting a few photos or sitting someone down with Photoshop. Really, we tried!

Regardless of the hurdles, we're on the verge of releasing an online visual seat configuration tool. It's still in development now, but we're planning a Worldwide Beta test starting on this very website November 26, 2014.

Please mark your calendar for Nov 26th and come back to check it out. Click HERE for more info.





Hollister Mayor Ignacio Velazquez
"Moving Hollister Forward" is the tag line used by our first elected Mayor and we've seen results in his first term. We're now hoping to continue this trend and urge Hollister city residents to re-elect Ignacio.

In the two years since he was elected, Mayor Velazquez has turned a budget deficit into a surplus, saved the city $4 million by refinancing bonds, reinforced our fire departments, improved our city parks and brought back the Hollister Motorcycle Rally! That's a pretty good record and we're hoping to stay on this path.

We're aware that few who see this are Hollister voters, but for the many who enjoy the town's signature rally we thought you'd find the information relevant. Just doing our small part to encourage this forward thinking and solid town growth.

For more info, visit his Facebook page HERE.





Biketoberfest 2014
Biketobertest officially kicks off October 16th, but we're already gearing up and ready for riders at our East Coast warehouse and showroom!

You'll find us just 3/4 mile from Rossmeyer's Harley-Davidson on US Highway 1 (Exit 273 of Interstate 95). In fact, if you're heading north on Highway 1 headed for the Harley-Dealer you will cruise right by our new East Coast location.

As always, we're open seven days a week and will be on hand offering free installation so you can ride home in comfort. In support of local riders, we've started our traditional 10% rally discount already so drop by anytime!

For riding directions and more info, just click HERE.





Biker Bob's Cancer Bash
Bob's annual event to raise money for Biker's with Cancer takes place this Saturday at Harley-Davidson San Jose from 11am to 4pm.

There's plenty of good times, comraderie and music featuring Charlie Brechtel, Retro-Rockets and Syndicate of Sound. Then of course the annual raffle with 2014's Grand Prize being a brand new Harley-Davidson motorcycle... and it could be yours for as little as $20!

Biker Bob's Cancer Bash donates all money directly to cancer sufferers in the area so please come out. Bring your bike, bring your friends!
Harley-Davidson San Jose
1151 Parkmoor Ave
San Jose, CA 95128

Click HERE to view the flyer.





Triumph Street Triple
We're happy to now offer TWO new saddle models for Triumph's midsize streetfighter!

For those who primarily ride solo, our Gunfighter Saddle gives excellent comfort up front with a fastback tail section that looks cool and supports short range passengers. This model also works with the Triumph seat cowl.

If two-up is your regular game, then our Gunfighter & Lady model is the saddle for you. Two ergonomically sculpted and maximized seating positions and the option of a removable passenger backrest.

Both seat models include genuine leather and a host of color options. Get the full skinny right HERE.





HD Street 750 & 500
Corbin now offers TWO seat models for the Harley-Davidson Street models.

If you haven't seen it yet, we offer a two-up Gunfighter & Lady model saddle that provides excellent rider comfort, clean looks and an optional passenger backrest. You can find complete details right HERE.

If you're looking for something a little sleeker, check out our new Gunfighter saddle model. This one provides the same comfort value up front with a fastback tail section for a clean, solo look. Naturally the tail is padded and upholstered to provide for short trip passengers.

We're finishing up the webpage for this new seat now so look for it in our New Products section soon.





20-Year Honorees
Almost every year there's someone here at Corbin's celebrating their 20th anniversary... This year there were FIVE!

Think about that for a moment. With just this latest addition to the 20-Club that's 100 years of saddle making experience. Our heart felt congratulations to: Jesus, Gerardo, Victoria, Hilda and Francisco!

What's truly staggering is that The Whole Group of folks that have achieved the Gold Watch standard totals 19 people which is nearly a quarter of our staff!

Mike was very happy to honor the most recent 20 Year craftspeople and is proud to still make all of our products in the USA.





2014 Honda Valkyrie
One of the products fresh out of R&D this week is our Touring Saddle for Honda's reintroduction of the inimitable Valkyrie.

As a heavyweight cruiser, we felt it best to give the Valkyrie the full Dual Tour Treatment with a clean saddle that works with the Honda sissybar or a pair of Corbin removable backrests.

As testimony of how aggressively the R&D boyz are going after new bikes, we also have two more brand spankin' new products that aren't online yet: Victory Judge Dual Tour saddle & Ducati Panigale front and rear saddles.

We're working hard to get these online as fast as possible so keep an eye on this page: New Products.




Hollister Rally
RAD
July 3-5, 2015
The Hollister Rally is back in 2015. Join us at the Corbin factory all Fourth of July week for custom seats, free installation and rally discount!
2014 Wrap up HERE

On The Road
2014


Lone Star Rally
11/6 - 11/9
Galveston, TX


Chopper Fest
Dec 14
Ventura, CA

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

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