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  • Offline Paultheplumber   england

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    Seat problems
    on: May 11, 2018, 06:12:41 pm
    May 11, 2018, 06:12:41 pm
    Hi
    I am experiencing numb numb numb and pressure in my coccyx with the standered seat anyone els suffering and how did you overcome it. Thinking of an airhawk or similar but donít want the ride hight any higher 😩

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    Re: Seat problems
    Reply #1 on: May 11, 2018, 07:23:38 pm
    May 11, 2018, 07:23:38 pm
    Never had a problem myself I might have a big arse tho
    As people do say I am a big arse
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    Re: Seat problems
    Reply #2 on: May 11, 2018, 07:29:58 pm
    May 11, 2018, 07:29:58 pm
    A visit to a local auto upholsterer saw a couple of layers of differing density foam added to the existing. This raised the seat height by about an inch which is great for my long legs and made the seat comfy enough for all day riding. Cost me about £80....well worth it

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    Re: Seat problems
    Reply #3 on: May 11, 2018, 09:47:08 pm
    May 11, 2018, 09:47:08 pm
    This is one of the few bikes I've not had a numb bum problem with. The KTM 1090 crippled me within 5 minutes! Every seat pad idea I tried raised the seat height and sometimes made the seat too slippery. The only thing I ever did to make a difference was to change my underwear, I now wear a thong (I have a picture somewhere)  :001:

    Just kidding  :015: - but changing my undercrackers did make a difference.
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    Re: Seat problems
    Reply #4 on: May 11, 2018, 09:57:29 pm
    May 11, 2018, 09:57:29 pm
    *Originally Posted by Conman

    Just kidding  :015: - but changing my undercrackers did make a difference.
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    I get you changed undercrackers to some with more  padding  but I think you went to far dude  :745:
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    Re: Seat problems
    Reply #5 on: May 11, 2018, 11:14:42 pm
    May 11, 2018, 11:14:42 pm
    *Originally Posted by Paultheplumber [+]
    Hi
    I am experiencing numb numb numb and pressure in my coccyx with the standered seat anyone els suffering and how did you overcome it. Thinking of an airhawk or similar but donít want the ride hight any higher 😩

    Away last week on a trip.

    Average on the seat was about 1 and 1/2 hours before I really felt the need to stop and have a walk about ( lower seat than standard)
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  • Offline BabyD   gb

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    Re: Seat problems
    Reply #6 on: May 14, 2018, 06:18:23 pm
    May 14, 2018, 06:18:23 pm
    Donít be caught out like I was the 3 official seats are the same seat frame with either more or less foam

    Low seat - bear seat frame no foam

    Standard seat - little foam

    Comfort seat - more foam than standard seat

    I have the standard seat & Iím also canít do more than hour & half without numb cheeks
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    Re: Seat problems
    Reply #7 on: May 14, 2018, 07:01:50 pm
    May 14, 2018, 07:01:50 pm
    The comfort seat worked wonders for me and I couldnít tell any difference in leg reach to ground. I havenít even thought about a sore bum since I installed it. The stock seat was brutal after about an hour. Highly recommended but ridiculously expensive. The biggest difference I noticed was a reduction in vibrations felt through the saddle. Iíve also tried modifying seats with memory foam inserts and adding external cushions but usually made them worse so for me the cost was worth it.
    Last Edit: May 14, 2018, 07:06:31 pm by Moto45

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    Re: Seat problems
    Reply #8 on: May 14, 2018, 07:34:41 pm
    May 14, 2018, 07:34:41 pm
    I nicked the rear seat with a stud from my walking shoes as I was getting off the bike recently (I know, I know - why was I wearing walking shoes while riding a bike).

    Anyway - I'm looking for a rear seat (year 2017) if anyone has one to spare.

    In turn, I have a front standard seat for sale if anyone is interested. (unused, it was fitted to the bike as stock but was changed out for the lower seat before I collected the bike)



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  • Offline BrownTrousers   gb

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    Re: Seat problems
    Reply #9 on: May 14, 2018, 07:43:30 pm
    May 14, 2018, 07:43:30 pm
    I have no problem with the comfort, but I do wonder how Ducati can accomplish such technical wizardry in many areas but they cannot figure out how to make the seat height adjustable. The cinic in me assumes it is just a scam to charge £300 for a lower seat option.
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