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 Post subject: KTM - Seat made of concrete?
PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 4:02 pm 
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The seat on my 400EXC is unbearable!!!!!

Any recommendations for something more comfy and maybe a little lower?


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 Post subject: Re: KTM - Seat made of concrete?
PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 8:34 pm 
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I always likened them to having as much padding as an ironing board cover.

You can buy softer foams for them.


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 Post subject: Re: KTM - Seat made of concrete?
PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 9:43 pm 
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Try wearing some mountain bike shorts under trousers.
Obviously the ones with padding in the correct places, worked for me.


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 Post subject: Re: KTM - Seat made of concrete?
PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 9:46 pm 
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Might have a spare seat in garage, will look tomorrow. You can have it as its already cut down.
Cheers jer


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 Post subject: Re: KTM - Seat made of concrete?
PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 9:54 pm 
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+1 for MB shorts , I can get to about 75/80 miles wearing them before my ass starts getting numb :D


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 Post subject: Re: KTM - Seat made of concrete?
PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 10:34 pm 
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Aye, bike shorts, but you do need to go through the 'ARSE like Japanese flag' stage....or you will never be a Hard Arse !


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 Post subject: Re: KTM - Seat made of concrete?
PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 11:31 pm 
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Try standing up on the pegs and having some fun !!!!


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 Post subject: Re: KTM - Seat made of concrete?
PostPosted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:28 am 
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Cheers for the tips guys I'll try the padded shorts.

Thanks for the advice BigTony I'm a big believer in getting up on the pegs. Not sure I could manage it for the 70-80 mile rides though.


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 Post subject: Re: KTM - Seat made of concrete?
PostPosted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:31 am 
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Jer wrote:
Might have a spare seat in garage, will look tomorrow. You can have it as its already cut down.
Cheers jer


Cheers Jer that's mighty kind of you.


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 Post subject: Re: KTM - Seat made of concrete?
PostPosted: Mon May 16, 2016 4:23 pm 
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I gave up wearing cycling shorts (on my motorbike at least) as the padding is in the wrong place.

I've heard some good reports on "Moto Skivvies" that have padding designed for motorcycling, not tried them myself.

Luckily my EXC has additional foam and a gel pad as it's set up for rallying and long days in the saddle, unfortunately it does mean that even at 6' 1" I struggle to get a foot down sometimes :mrgreen:

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