A comfortable saddle is important for covering some serious miles.

The stock XR650R seat is a bit thin and tough on the rear.

If you aren’t up to putting on your own foam and cover you have a few options.

SDG Seats makes a quality product with a tough black cover and can be purchased in a ‘tall’ version. The width is similar to that of the stock bike.

If you demand a high end quality seat Renazco will built you a custom unit. They’ll fit it to your specifications and even use your choice of materials and colors. I’ve never heard one bad thing about Renazco seats, only rave reviews.

Renazco example: