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oldwingguy
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PostSubject: Just might be the best buck spent.   Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:44 pm

I just finished a nice 75 mile ride from 4 lanes to bumpy country roads, the Airhawk preformed as advertised, buttski feels just fine I'm happy. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Just might be the best buck spent.   Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:32 pm

I am glad you too like it....it should bring you miles of smiles
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PostSubject: Re: Just might be the best buck spent.   Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:50 am

I agree, I purchased one a short time ago and it does help!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Just might be the best buck spent.   Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:16 am

What size Airhawk suits the Silverwing? Did any of you get one for the passenger seat as well? A happy passenger brings a happy ride !!

Mike
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PostSubject: Re: Just might be the best buck spent.   Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:23 am

I bought the small, thought this won't work, butt it does Smile Wife stopped riding when we still had the G Wing, lower back fused L 1 thru 4 Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Just might be the best buck spent.   Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:06 am

I bought the Medium and it works fine. I don't worry about the passenger as she won't ride on it anyway. Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Just might be the best buck spent.   Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:12 pm

My wife had the pillion, but, switched to the medium cruiser....it is a little large for the back seat, but, it does not matter when it comes to comfort.
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PostSubject: Re: Just might be the best buck spent.   Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:23 pm

I beg to differ as we say over here. I have the Airhawk Cruiser Medium, and once the novelty wore off during my Burgman 400 days, I realised it was just another piece of kit that I thought I needed to have, then quickly realised I didn't. It was more useful when I had an over tall Biondi and built up the cushion to look over it rather than cut down the screen

I didn't have the Airhawk under my porcelain white and cutely dimpled butt cheeks on that long day ride yesterday and I didn't suffer at all.

So it's in my garage in the Airhawk box, in a brand new cover, and I have a spare new cover and a set of straps for it. A testimony to an old mans farkling whims. Neutral
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PostSubject: Re: Just might be the best buck spent.   Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:05 pm

Meldrew wrote:
I beg to differ as we say over here. I have the Airhawk Cruiser Medium, and once the novelty wore off during my Burgman 400 days, I realised it was just another piece of kit that I thought I needed to have, then quickly realised I didn't. It was more useful when I had an over tall Biondi and built up the cushion to look over it rather than cut down the screen

I didn't have the Airhawk under my porcelain white and cutely dimpled butt cheeks on that long day ride yesterday and I didn't suffer at all.

So it's in my garage in the Airhawk box, in a brand new cover, and I have a spare new cover and a set of straps for it. A testimony to an old mans farkling whims. Neutral

so your open to offers so another old man can suppress a whim
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PostSubject: Re: Just might be the best buck spent.   Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:27 pm

My take....after lots of miles.....get your butt in shape. I thought SilverWing seat fine, as well as Burgman 400. My current CB300F has hard, very basic seat, 10,000 miles since late Oct.=it works fine.

Secret for me is : Long distance/long hours ride simply get off the bike every 50 miles or one hour. Give the old body a break...wakes you up,too. And No underwear in summer. Winter loose fit Long Underwear is ok.
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PostSubject: Re: Just might be the best buck spent.   Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:54 pm

Aw jeez. You're not going to resurrect the topic of your crass predilection for riding combat again, are you now Mr Grinsel?
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PostSubject: Re: Just might be the best buck spent.   Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:04 pm

I use Bead Rider Deluxe. Looks painful but works great. Prevents hot spots and gives some airflow so no sticky shorts.
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PostSubject: Re: Just might be the best buck spent.   Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:08 pm

No problem for Mr. Grinsel. He will be sure to have his leather chaps on...much needed for riding combat. Whew! I thought we were gong to slip into an R rating for this post. Saved by the chaps. But be careful getting off every 50 miles to rest. Be sure to back away from everyone at the rest stop.
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PostSubject: Re: Just might be the best buck spent.   Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:17 pm

Only Idiots wear chaps on bikes/scooters. Hot weather I wear jeans----wet/cold Darien pants with long underwear, no jeans. Getting off every 50 miles or one hours works for me....but I have only ridden over 1.5 million miles....and still ride at least 30,000 miles a year.....Chattanooga is very boring place, with bad food, I like, need to get away as much as I can.
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PostSubject: Re: Just might be the best buck spent.   Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:13 pm

Not everyone has an iron butt. Either I need gas or food that's about all I'll stop for unless sight seeing.
Sometimes need to take a leak.  

Chaps those are for HD types. Black leather fits in with the rest of uniform. Coat, vest and boots.
Helmet-- We don't need no stinking  helmets. It blocks my vision and I can't hear my loud pipes.


Ride on
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PostSubject: Re: Just might be the best buck spent.   Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:15 pm

Yup. Chaps don't go well with my flip flops.
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PostSubject: Re: Just might be the best buck spent.   Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:41 pm

I have a Corbin on my Silverwing. It seems to work really well.
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