Need suggestions/advice on seat pad

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Need suggestions/advice on seat pad

Postby towerworker » Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:00 pm

Hoping to leave in two weeks for west Texas from Virginia. To you road warriors: what's the best addition to my Sargent seat for long spells in the saddle? I've got 1400 miles one way to my destination (San Angelo) and will most likely go home by way of Kansas City several days later.
Most I've done in one day is a bit over 500 miles so that's the goal +/-.

Suggestions?

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Re: Need suggestions/advice on seat pad

Postby kirby » Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:44 pm

Air Hawk.....
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Re: Need suggestions/advice on seat pad

Postby towerworker » Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:22 pm

Looking at your # of posts.......need to make at least one more bad....:)

Thanks for the suggestion on the Air Hawk. Heard good things about them.
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Re: Need suggestions/advice on seat pad

Postby Barista » Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:35 am

Another vote for Air Hawk. Fits on my Sargent seat like it was made for it. It will need less air than you might think. At first I started using mine inflated with enough air that my butt didn't feel any contact with the seat. Then I read somewhere that you should inflate it to where you are completely lifted by air and then open the valve just until you feel your hip bones touch the seat. It's true. That's where I find the greatest comfort. On really long days I like to play with slightly different levels of inflation every few hours.
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Re: Need suggestions/advice on seat pad

Postby towerworker » Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:35 am

Barista wrote:Another vote for Air Hawk. Fits on my Sargent seat like it was made for it. It will need less air than you might think. At first I started using mine inflated with enough air that my butt didn't feel any contact with the seat. Then I read somewhere that you should inflate it to where you are completely lifted by air and then open the valve just until you feel your hip bones touch the seat. It's true. That's where I find the greatest comfort. On really long days I like to play with slightly different levels of inflation every few hours.


Going to order one. The Airhawk R seems to be the right one. Two sizes available, large and and small. I'm thinking the large? I've a Sargent also.
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Re: Need suggestions/advice on seat pad

Postby Barista » Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:06 pm

Yes, the large fit my Sargent seat like it was made for it.
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