WORLD-CLASS INNOVATION

 

Saddlemen® Gel-Core Technology

SADDLEGEL™

SaddleGel™ uses an exclusive formulation developed by Saddlemen® and has been developed over the years to provide superior support and to dampen road vibrations. SaddleGel™ is especially beneficial for thinner seats where foam alone is not sufficient to provide comfort. SaddleGel™ designs are firm – to maintain seat shape but at the same time are compliant (soft) enough to allow the seat to automatically adjust shape (conform) to equally support each individual’s unique body form.

SaddleGel isolates engine and road vibration, a common cause of rider fatigue. SaddleGel™ is a molded solid with fluid-like properties that will not slide to one side or move around in your seat like air or water in a plastic bag; instead the proprietary design eliminates pressure points at the hip bones and tail bone by evenly distributing your weight across the surface of the seat. Otherwise, pressure points or “hot spots” can hinder blood flow, causing pain and discomfort. Normal circulation is never lost on a seat with SaddleGel, and it keeps your rear end comfortable on a long ride, and ready to respond quickly as road conditions change. Read more...

 

Saddlemen® Gel-Core Technology

PRO FOAM™ 

Whether it's a football helmet, hospital bed, knee pad or body armor, the foam it contains plays a critical role in making that product both comfortable and safe. But can that foam be transformed into something significantly better, safer and more comfortable? Foam only seating dates back to the 1940’s. Still after 70 years many motorcycle seating manufactures solely rely on this low cost solution ignoring the advancements in technology. Years of study, combined with practical experience, has led to the formulation of Saddlemen’s Progressive Density Foam.

The chemical make-up and raw material volume is carefully tuned to create a foam pour that is balanced between support and compliance. Varied cell sizes and types are encapsulated in the foam by an element-resistant skin that seals the foam from water and enhances the seat’s durability as well as comfort. To complete the process then tunes the density and shape which are also necessary to provide the superior foundation for Saddlemen’s unique co-molding process that optimizes reduction is vibrations and shock directly related to rider fatigue.

 

 

Saddlemen® Gel-Core Technology

GEL-CORE TECHNOLOGY™ 

By combining the attributes of our proprietary SaddleGel with our advanced Progressive Density Foam (Pd-F) we are able to create exceptional foundations that provide superior comfort and vehicle control. The thickness, shape and location of the SaddleGel is adjusted and combined with the Pd-F producing a seat core best suited for each riding mission. Starting with our staff’s vast experience, then honed by testing and honest evaluation, each Saddlemen® seat has a specific Gel-Core combination that creates a superior seat perfectly suited for your ride. So when it comes to day long comfortable control, you simply cannot get a better fusion of technology, materials and design.

 

 

Saddlemen® Seats Cross-Section Exposing Gel-Core

COMFORT FOAM™ CO-MOLD TECHNOLOGY

Our unique Co-mold process is the largest comfort advancement in motorcycle seating since the creation of the suspension.

The Cushion Layer - The top sculpted layer is the sensory layer. It cushions and provides that nice soft touch.

The Absorption Layer - The middle layer isolates vibration, absorbs and dampens shock, disperses the pressure and promotes blood flow which alleviates hot spots created by foam only seating solutions.

The Support Layer - The bottom layer “the shell” is the stability layer. The polyurethane substructure completes the seating foundation to provide a truly unique riding experience.

 

Saddlemen® Seats Cross-Section Exposing Gel-Core

ULTRAFOAM™

Saddlemen® seats have long been noted for their comfort, style and quality. The innovators at Saddlemen® have been hard at work, designing new styles and adding new applications for the latest models. All new designs are a result of our Integrated Design Philosophy (IDP™), which takes styling cues from each motorcycle and incorporates them into the contours and patterns of each new seat. What you get is a seat that looks and fits perfectly on your bike - no generic, “one size fits all” styling.

 

IDP™ balances the combination of important features as the seat’s contoured design, Gel-Core Technology with it's integrated SaddleGel™, Progressive Density Foam, SaddleHyde™ and other compliant coverings address all seat comfort issues - optimal support, perennial relief, shock absorption and vibration isolation to provide a high level of comfort and freedom from anatomical issues while simultaneously providing our signature styling.

 

 

Saddlemen® Seats Cross-Section Exposing Gel-Core

HEAT-CORE™

This rapid warming feature quickly replaces the chill of a cold day or evening with nearly instant heating of the seat. The heated core provides 2 comfort levels controlled by its High–Off-Low dual switch functionality. If you are prone to cold, this option is a must have!

 

Saddlemen® Seats Cross-Section Exposing Gel-Core

SADDLEHYDE™

Saddlemen® seats have long been noted for their comfort, style and quality. The innovators at Saddlemen® have been hard at work, designing new styles and adding new applications for the latest models. All new designs are a result of our Integrated Design Philosophy (IDP™), which takes styling cues from each motorcycle and incorporates them into the contours and patterns of each new seat. What you get is a seat that looks and fits perfectly on your bike - no generic, “one size fits all” styling.

 

IDP™ balances the combination of important features as the seat’s contoured design, Gel-Core Technology with it's integrated SaddleGel™, Progressive Density Foam, SaddleHyde™ and other compliant coverings address all seat comfort issues - optimal support, perennial relief, shock absorption and vibration isolation to provide a high level of comfort and freedom from anatomical issues while simultaneously providing our signature styling.

 

 

Saddlemen® Seats Cross-Section Exposing Gel-Core

ITALIAN LEATHER

Saddlemen® seats have long been noted for their comfort, style and quality. The innovators at Saddlemen® have been hard at work, designing new styles and adding new applications for the latest models. All new designs are a result of our Integrated Design Philosophy (IDP™), which takes styling cues from each motorcycle and incorporates them into the contours and patterns of each new seat. What you get is a seat that looks and fits perfectly on your bike - no generic, “one size fits all” styling.

 

IDP™ balances the combination of important features as the seat’s contoured design, Gel-Core Technology with it's integrated SaddleGel™, Progressive Density Foam, SaddleHyde™ and other compliant coverings address all seat comfort issues - optimal support, perennial relief, shock absorption and vibration isolation to provide a high level of comfort and freedom from anatomical issues while simultaneously providing our signature styling.

 

 

Saddlemen® Seats Cross-Section Exposing Gel-Core

GRIPPER PANELS

Saddlemen® seats have long been noted for their comfort, style and quality. The innovators at Saddlemen® have been hard at work, designing new styles and adding new applications for the latest models. All new designs are a result of our Integrated Design Philosophy (IDP™), which takes styling cues from each motorcycle and incorporates them into the contours and patterns of each new seat. What you get is a seat that looks and fits perfectly on your bike - no generic, “one size fits all” styling.

 

IDP™ balances the combination of important features as the seat’s contoured design, Gel-Core Technology with it's integrated SaddleGel™, Progressive Density Foam, SaddleHyde™ and other compliant coverings address all seat comfort issues - optimal support, perennial relief, shock absorption and vibration isolation to provide a high level of comfort and freedom from anatomical issues while simultaneously providing our signature styling.

 

 

Saddlemen® Seats Cross-Section Exposing Gel-Core

UV RESISTANT

The ideal cover for a motorcycle must exhibit many features, and Saddlemen utilizes the best material, Saddlehyde™, which provides the optimum combination of good looks, comfort and durability. First, Saddlehyde™, has a luxurious look and feel due to its leather grain and soft touch feel. Second, Saddlehyde™ has a built in compliance, or stretch, that enhances the gel and foam characteristics for increased comfort. Many other materials, including many leathers, are more board like and prevent the foam or gel from doing their job of softening your ride. Third, motorcycle seats are exposed to some of the worst conditions imaginable; bright sun, heat, rain and constant flexing, conditions that ruin the looks and durability of ordinary materials. Saddlehyde™ excels in these conditions and constant application of conditioners is not required.

 

Saddlemen® Seats Cross-Section Exposing Gel-Core

WATERPROOF

Unlike most foam that has open holes at the surface, Saddlemen’s Profoam actually has an abrasion resistant skin that resists water intrusion. This barrier is engineered to form during the molding process and protects the micro cellular foam core from breaking down, which is common with many OEM and aftermarket seats.

 

Saddlemen® Gel-Core Technology

AMERICAN COMPANY - AMERICAN MADE

SaddleGel™ uses an exclusive formulation developed by Saddlemen® and has been developed over the years to provide superior support and to dampen road vibrations. SaddleGel™ is especially beneficial for thinner seats where foam alone is not sufficient to provide comfort. SaddleGel™ designs are firm – to maintain seat shape but at the same time are compliant (soft) enough to allow the seat to automatically adjust shape (conform) to equally support each individual’s unique body form.

SaddleGel isolates engine and road vibration, a common cause of rider fatigue. SaddleGel™ is a molded solid with fluid-like properties that will not slide to one side or move around in your seat like air or water in a plastic bag; instead the proprietary design eliminates pressure points at the hip bones and tail bone by evenly distributing your weight across the surface of the seat. Otherwise, pressure points or “hot spots” can hinder blood flow, causing pain and discomfort. Normal circulation is never lost on a seat with SaddleGel, and it keeps your rear end comfortable on a long ride, and ready to respond quickly as road conditions change.