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Discussion Starter #423 (Edited)
Unless you are going to ride 2-up, I'd shorten the seat by about 6"
I probably won't change the overall length, for two reasons: 1) it wouldn't extend out to the end of the rear wheel, and 2) it would require reworking the frame loop.

I could theoretically fill behind the seat to bring the bumstop forward, like this—



But I think it would be far easier and simultaneously more in keeping with the 1980s zeitgeist I am trying for to simply fill it in with a really thick upholstered section, like these:

 

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"Simplify, then add lightness." - Colin Chapman

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