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Old 05-27-2014, 07:03 AM   #1
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Need advice on passenger cushion

Hey guys I have a 2012 Honda NC700x with a Corbin Rider and Passenger Saddle. Anyway I take my 90lb son riding and after an hour he is complaining about his butt hurting, saying the seat is too hard. Anyone have any recommendations on a seat cushion for him? I am planning on taking him on vacation with him on it and I don't want to ruin him by torturing him on an uncomfortable seat.
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Old 05-27-2014, 08:38 AM   #2
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Air Hawk worked well for my small wife. I also raised the pass. foot pegs.
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Old 05-27-2014, 10:47 AM   #3
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Anyone else have any suggestions or a DIY seat cushion?
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Old 05-27-2014, 10:57 AM   #4
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An Airhawk seems like a REALLY expensive solution to this problem...

My wife had a similar issue on a trip once and we stopped at Walmart and found a seat cushion intended for use in a tree stand. In your case, you'd probably want to sew on a few retention straps. You might also consider cutting down a seat pad or cushion intended for a car seat.

Also, teach your son about the wonders of Gold Bond powder...
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Old 05-27-2014, 11:13 AM   #5
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Cycling shorts are a popular option - the type with the chamois bottom.

It's a Corbin though, so should be pretty good - assuming Corbin added extra to the pillion area? Does it maybe need some breaking in?

How about strapping a cushion to your son's posterior area? Or buy a seat pad, doesn't have to be as expensive as an Airhawk, here's Louis' offer..

https://www.louis.de/_4056897fb9e575...artnr=10008504 and there are cheaper ones out there.
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Old 05-27-2014, 11:43 AM   #6
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Going to take a look at the store tonight to see if I can figure something out. Worst case scenario Im going to sell my NC700 and get an older Goldwing GL1500 I have had my eye on :) .
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Anyone else have any suggestions or a DIY seat cushion?
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Sheep skin is better than the fancy inflatables IMHO.
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Old 05-28-2014, 08:43 AM   #9
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Automotive gel seat cushions? I bought the first one at Wally years ago in the US. Met some BMW riders at another Wally and the pillion sure was interested. Where did you get that she said??? Right there I said...

Btw they are on sale at Canadian Tire right now. $16.00???

http://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/ge...l#.U4X1pROZBvI
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