Oh yeah it's an art.
Especially if you want to position your self 'properly' on the bike and maximize the contact patch between your sit-upon and the seat. After watching Rich work his magic on several seats, it became quite apparent just where the magic came into play.
• The hidden harmony is found with joy, while the obvious brings indifference.
• The farther you enter into the Truth the deeper your conviction for truth must be.
• There is understanding of the world precisely to the degree that there is understanding of the Self.
Collected Works of the WingMakers Volume 1 pg. 590