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Offline chris goldson

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Airhawk
« on: 09 June, 2018, 11:08:56 AM »
 Has anyone footed a Airhawk cushion and if so what size for the CBF seat please?

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Re: Airhawk
« Reply #1 on: 09 June, 2018, 12:44:05 PM »
*Originally Posted by chris goldson [+]
Has anyone footed a Airhawk cushion and if so what size for the CBF seat please?

https://www.google.co.uk/search?&q=site%3Acbf1000.com+airhawk+which+size
or
https://www.google.co.uk/search?&q=site%3Acbf1000.com+airhawk+medium+cruiser

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Also, an example of price...Currently £107.99 with free delivery (UK)...
https://www.motorcycle-road-and-race.co.uk/airhawk-2-medium-cushion
« Last Edit: 09 June, 2018, 01:00:05 PM by richardcbf »
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Re: Airhawk
« Reply #2 on: 12 June, 2018, 04:36:14 PM »
Personally, I use the Cruiser Medium on my Biffer and am very pleased with it.

So is my gluteus maximus.

I bought it about three years ago for around $100 Cdn.
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Re: Airhawk
« Reply #3 on: 13 June, 2018, 09:42:09 AM »
Not tried an Airhawk as I am too tight to pay that much. Have used a bean bag type thing which was no good, and an inflatable thing, that worked well but looked dreadful, and snagged with my boot each time I got on and off the bike.
I have recently discovered sheepskin! As used by Welsh mates (no sniggering please  :016:)
Straight up! they all had sheepskin covers on their seats, furry side up. When I queried this they said it was warmer and more comfortable and water proof due to the lanolin. Once I had stopped laughing and making jokes, I saw one in Dunelm for £30. Bought it and have never looked back. Also covers the passenger seat and Mrs Tommo is happy as well. Previously I used to stop for petrol every 100 miles or so just to have a break/walk around. Now I stop for petrol because I need it. Recently toured all round Ireland sometinmes 5 or 6 hours a day in the saddle, very comfortable. Just an alternative suggestion to try if you have a spare sheepskin rug!
When camping also serves as a warm seat, insulation between the sleeping bag and air bed, or if it's really cold, put it on top of the sleeping bag.
Anybody else use sheepskin for their CBF seat?

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Re: Airhawk
« Reply #4 on: 13 June, 2018, 05:58:23 PM »
I've often wondered about sheepskin, specifically what happens when it gets wet. I hadn't considered the lanolin. Thanks for the tip!
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Re: Airhawk
« Reply #5 on: 15 June, 2018, 07:00:25 AM »
Had sheepskins on all my bikes.
Won't cure numb bum totally, but goes a long way to help.
I also carry a bin liner to put over the cover if I plan on leaving it out in the elements for any period of time and there's a chance of rain (overnight when camping for instance) otherwise not bothered.