This seat will fit 1982 through 2003 Harley Davidson Sportsters. Using stock mounting holes. These seats are made of a more traditional looking Vinyl for a Vintage Look of the 60's or 70's .Does not need a sissy bar to stay rigid . But if you are going to be riding a passenger we recommend adding one of our sissy bars for added strength and peace of mind. . Still made to our high standards of seat manufacturing.