Originally Posted by Retics
Any problems with the leather?
I have an Alaska leather sheepskin as well. If it's raining I usually take it off since it gets a little swampy once soaked. Just shake/ring it out and no problems.
It works really nice on hot days to give some space between you and the vinyl of the seat. I had kept it on my last 3 bikes, except rain, all the time. It made my stock GS seat tolerable on a 1700 mile ride last July.
In my experience the sheepskin pad with a good seat is a great combination.