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Old 03-24-2013, 03:34 PM   #1036
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Originally Posted by grantsdad View Post
I ride an R1200GS with a factory ADV seat set low/rear high/front. The factory seat has some 'grippiness' to it which I've become accustomed to. The foam is beginning to feel increasingly soft, espesially on hot days. In addition to new, firmer foam I thought I'd get a seat which had little or no 'slope' in it. SC told me it would take 1-2 weeks to get a cover sewn with a gripper top since it's a non-stocked item. I'm okay with that, but would I be better off with a smoother texture like carbon or embossed?
Hard to say, everyone is different. When I roadraced I used to use baby powder on my leathers when I had a new seat bad as I moved around on the seat a lot. On the DR I shift my weight around a lot on the road and I don't like it.
Offroad I would prefer it, though.
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