Welcome to the forum. We're glad you've joined us. Anything we can help you with, we'll try.
We have a section for your style of bike here > http://motorbicycling.com/forumdisplay.php?f=40
Personally I like the saddle that you say you removed. It fit the bike well. I know, from experience , that it probably wasn't the most comfortable seat but it sure looked good.
Keep us posted on your progress.
Have fun and ride safe.