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Offline stealingbacktime

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Hard pillion seat.
« on: May 17, 2019, 04:54:09 PM »
Hello peeps

Just a bit of advice please...
Myself and my GF are off to Spain for a couple of weeks touring but my GF  complains that she finds the seat too hard. She hasn't been on the back that often, so will the seat soften up ?  or if not can anyone recommend a gel seat/padding/cover ?

Many thanks

SBT
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Re: Hard pillion seat.
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2019, 05:13:05 PM »
I got a gel pad that just clips on from M&M. They had various sizes and it was about 14 quid. Works a treat.

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Re: Hard pillion seat.
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2019, 06:02:20 PM »
Airhawk is the best cushion made.  Just be sure to put very little air in it as the tendency is to over fill it.

https://airhawk.net/product-category/seat-cushions/ 

They are available from many different sources.

You will have a happy girl friend at the end of the day.   :047: 

Ride safe and have a great trip.

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Re: Hard pillion seat.
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2019, 06:06:29 PM »
I’ll start again - it was M&P not M&M ( must have had chocolate frenzy in mind! ) and the part was  “Jusit’ gel pad cover medium size. It was also 27 GBP and not 14. Boy was I having a bad day when I posted that :012:

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Re: Hard pillion seat.
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2019, 07:35:34 PM »
There are a pile of cheap gel covers out there but I don't think they are that great unless you go upmarket or go for the air-filled ones as mentioned. I did get a pair of "Adventure" style Moto-Skiveez which I did think were very good. I reckon they added about 60 to 90 mins extra ride time. Since buying the Gen 3 I use neither, the seat is superb.

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Re: Hard pillion seat.
« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2019, 01:32:52 AM »
Has your girlfriend ridden much?
After getting back into street motorcycles around 25 years ago, the Mrs and I couldn’t ride for more that 30minutes without butt ache.
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Re: Hard pillion seat.
« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2019, 08:52:24 PM »
Thanks to every one who took time out to point me in the right direction in how to solve the problem of the hard pillion seat .

I ended up getting a gel seat from TourTec... went for a run out this morning and the gel seat certainly stopped that whinning noise coming from the back of my Tiger . :164:

many thanks

SBT

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