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Sheep Skin

Very good, use it every day
 

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I use the sheep skin in the winter. It keeps the heater from roasting "the boys" and does add comfort.
I use the bead seat in the summer. Does the same as the above plus helps to keep them dry in a rain. Butt feels pretty good!
 

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Got mine from Alaska Leather.

Sheepskin rocks!
 

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I use a combination gel,memory foam,sheepskin from American Motorcycle Specialties...................
All year long and love it......
 

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Thumbs up on Alaska Leather

I've always thought that sheepskin looked kind of tacky, but after reading a great review of Alaska Leather sheepskin butt pads, I thought I'd give it a try. I figured that it costs a whole lot less than buying an aftermarket seat. I've had mine for a couple of weeks, now and I think it is terrific. It even looks nicer than I thought it would. Don't skimp, go for the deluxe model. Also, they offer a terrific tire guage, well worth the money.

Roy
 

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I bought a $20 piece of quality sheepskin off of eBay and made my own cover for the front seat of my LT. I absolutely LOVED IT!!! The only time I didn't use it was when it was either too hot (80° +) or raining. Otherwise, I would use it right on top of the seat . . . or I would put it OVER my BeadRiders. I liked it either way.
 

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maybe i will make me one from the saddle shearling i use and try it.....the horses like it. ;)
 

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For you Do-It-Yourself'ers...

Here's a few pics of how I did mine.
First, I made a pattern using newspaper, then I cut out the sheepskin and applied the Velcro.


Attach Velcro on the bottom of the seat and on the cover...



On & Off in seconds...


Looks real purty...

 

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I bought a $5 sheepskin carwash mitt at WalMart, split the seam, and sewed bungies onto it with fishing line. Don't use it all of the time, but only to give my butt a break from the stock seat and my Beadrider. Works great and did not cost an arm and a leg.
Ray
 

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I bought a beaded seat cover from Bead Rider a few days ago... didn't take me too long to throw it in the trunk... didn't like it at all. I could tell it was cooler though... but it made my butt hurt. It was a complete waist of money for me.
 

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Dean_BMW said:
I bought a beaded seat cover from Bead Rider a few days ago... didn't take me too long to throw it in the trunk... didn't like it at all. I could tell it was cooler though... but it made my butt hurt. It was a complete waist of money for me.
I loved it on my LT and Ninja, but didn't like it at all on my GT. Go figure...
 

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Alaska leather rocks! Had mine for three years and the're great for the long haul. Spend the little extra and get the deluxe, the missus luvs hers too!
 

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I live is south west Florida and summer riding is hot to say the least..
I have a sheep skin cover from Alaska Leather and It make a huge difference in comfort during the summer months...
 

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ratorino2004 said:
I live is south west Florida and summer riding is hot to say the least..
I have a sheep skin cover from Alaska Leather and It make a huge difference in comfort during the summer months...
Could you use the sheepskin in summer without roasting?
 

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I use one all of the time too. Would not be without it. I find it comfortable in warm and cool weather.

Scott
 
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