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2019-2020 FXDR GP-V1™ Pillion Seat

2019-2020 FXDR GP-V1™ Pillion Seat
2019-2020 FXDR GP-V1™ Pillion Seat
2019-2020 FXDR GP-V1™ Pillion Seat
2019-2020 FXDR GP-V1™ Pillion Seat
2019-2020 FXDR GP-V1™ Pillion Seat
2019-2020 FXDR GP-V1™ Pillion Seat


The GP-V1 is the sleekest and most functional race seat on the market. The GP-V1 features a faux carbon-fiber seating area with just the right amount of gripper on the seat sides to maintain the best control of your motorcycle as you carve through the canyon or track. Gel-core comfort comes standard with all GP-V1 seats to provide the most comfort in any saddle.

  • Designed and built in the U.S.A.
  • Saddlemen’s® revolutionary GP-V1 seat offers high quality; durable construction which is as unique as it is functional.
  • The GP-V1 seat design combines an interior comprising of progressive density foam and SaddleGel with a specialized cover that provides FXDR riders a new level of comfort and control.
  • The pillion seat height mimics the original seat.
  • Plated steel brackets are part of the fiberglass seat pan foundation specially engineered so your Saddlemen® seat matches or exceeds the original seat’s fit.
  • Easy to install, remove the under-tail panel, and mounting pin and bolts from the bottom side of the subframe.
  • Matching Solo available.

2019 Harley-Davidson Softail FXDR

2020 Harley-Davidson Softail FXDR

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.

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.

Scientifically proven, this amazing product will increase the amount of time you spend on your motorcycle. A seat made with SaddleGel is scientifically engineered to dampen, divert and deflect the energy from road shock which air bladders and 70 year old foam only seat technology cannot protect you from.

Our SaddleGel has the ability to conform to all body shapes, sizes, and contours to reduce pressure points and promote blood flow which minimizes “hot spots “associated the pain and discomfort.

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 you comfortable on a long ride.

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.

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.

2019-2020 FXDR GP-V1™ Pillion Seat

Brand Fitment: Harley-Davidson
Model Fitment: FXDR
Year Fitment: 2019-2020

made in the usa


Introducing the GP-V1 seat for your Harley Davidson FXDR. It’s quite simply the sleekest and most functional race-inspired seat on the market, combining the trusted quality and comfort you’ve come to expect from Saddlemen with distinctive high-performance styling.

Designed and made in the USA, the GP-V1 perfectly complements your bike’s other performance accessories. It has a synthetic carbon fiber seating area and just the right amount of black gripper on the sides to provide additional control over your machine as you carve through the canyon or track. The driver’s height mimics the OEM seat, and a specially-shaped nose helps the rider’s feet touch the ground better at stops. Plated steel brackets are part of the rigid seat pan’s foundation and make installation easy.

Our unique and proprietary Gelcore technology reduces tailbone pressure and increases circulation and comfort for the driver. A matching pillion seat is also available for when you are riding with a passenger. We invented Gelcore specifically for motorcycle seats over two decades ago, adapting and improving a product that was widely used at the time in the medical industry. Today we're the world’s leader in gel motorcycle seating, allowing avid riders to easily get more comfort and performance out of their motorcycles.

Saddlemen’s innovative Progressive Density Foam gives GP-VI seats the perfect balance of support and compliance. The closed-cell foam doesn't break down over time and shields your muscles from fatigue by dampening and diverting the effects of engine vibration and road impacts.

The GP-V1 is another fine product from Saddlemen – as always, supporting riders with top-quality, purpose-built equipment to help push the limits of both man and machine.

Available for your Harley-Davidson FXDR the GP-V1 seat is an upgrade that will enhance your motorcycle’s appearance while instantly improving the quality of your next ride.

If you want to learn more, simply call email or direct message us and one of our friendly and knowledgeable product specialists will assist you in selecting the perfect Saddlemen seat for your motorcycle.

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Product Overview (HD)

2019 Harley-Davidson Softail FXDR

2020 Harley-Davidson Softail FXDR

  • : BUILT to ORDER
  • Drag Specialties/Parts Unlimited Part #: 0802-1180
  • Download Instructions: IS 11-400461 FXDR Seats.pdf
  • Saddlemen Part #: 819-32-0143

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