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Old 24-09-20, 12:51 PM   #1
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Default Numb Bum fix?

Just looking on eBay and found these,

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_f...cover&_sacat=0

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Old 24-09-20, 08:48 PM   #2
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I bought a silicone strap on seat pad years ago, it was comfortable but it was too unstable . Have thought about having it incorporated into the seat but not sure whether it would be successful or not
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I bought a silicone strap on seat pad years ago, it was comfortable but it was too unstable . Have thought about having it incorporated into the seat but not sure whether it would be successful or not
Not a bad idea. I've thought about getting a cheap 2nd seat off eBay and messing around with it

Or gluing some rubber sheet to the underneath of the Gel-Seat pad to give it more grip.

What I have noticed over the years is if I stop being lazy on my exercise and more walking and cycling routine and therefore tighter glutes= less Numb bum. I only get it after about several hours out riding.
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I have found if you haven't ridden a bicycle for a long time your backside takes time to toughen up to riding again. I wonder if the SV650A saddle experience might be like that !
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Avoid long straight roads when possible so you move around more. Padded cycling shorts (even cheap ones from Decathlon) work well.
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All good stuff. Could buy a cheap 2nd hand rider seat and put some Velcro on it and the padded seat/cover for long journeys or commuting to make it more stable and then keep the original for cosmetics

FYI: I've changed my Seat Cap Screws/Allen bolts for stock Hex bolts and can take it off with my Hinged Factory Spark-Plug spanners back-end
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