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Tuesday 6 April 2021

Le Pera

Le Pera Italian Distressed Leather Seat Options

The huge range of seat designs and styles offered by Le Pera need little introduction here, but the huge range of finish and detailing options they offer makes for a HUGE matrix of choices. We've not done the math, but you'd likely have to order zillions to the power of lots of seats before repeating!
Of course, leather always sits at the top of the tree as the ultimate motorcycle seat bragging rights choice, but unless the leather is coming from a well-known manufacturer and is suitably looked after by the rider, it can become a disappointment quite quickly - within a year or two if the bike is left outside most of the time in dry, hot or very wet environments.

However, if you want to be able to impress your customers with the care you are prepared to take to ensure that they 'feel the love', it is worth taking the time (and very profitable) to upsell if they are receptive and provide them with a care service of regular clean-your-seat reminders and access to top quality cleaners.
Never being one to be off-trend, Le Pera's distressed leather options are right up there when it comes to being on-point, and with five choices of distressed brown leather for use in 100% leather seats or in combination with other sidewall colors or materials (for example), it offers plenty of options to get riders interested.
Of course, like all leathers, they have their idiosyncrasies in terms of small scars, nicks, wrinkles and scratches throughout the hide, but they are also designed to continue to distress with time and use. Exposure to the sun may cause fading and the natural color does change from hide to hide, so no two seats are ever 100% alike.
Such variances are not manufacturing defects, but with Le Pera the customer has the assurance that the top-quality hides have been selected based on decades of experience, and most Le Pera leathers come from Italy - internationally recognized for the high standards of its leathers.
Still handcrafting all its seats at its North Hollywood, California headquarters after more than 45 years as the market's design leader, all Le Pera seats feature a powder coated steel base plate, a specially poured, high density "Marathon" molded foam foundation and double-stitched, handcrafted cover with bonded polyester thread for durability.