So a good job carried out on my seat and a lesson learnt. I don’t believe the ebay seller in the USA deliberately sold me the wrong foam but it’s been a sobering experience nonetheless. Of course the acid test is whether the re-covered seat is comfortable and I’m delighted to say that the transformation has been remarkable. The P&K foam absorbs bumps as it’s supposed to and the ride is vastly improved. The next time you get off a bike and complain of numb-bum take a look at the foam and see if it’s time it was replaced. You really won’t believe the transformation until you try it.
12 12/ The cover is slipped on and manoeuvred gently into approximately the correct position before any adjustments are made. 13/ –and unlucky for some. Despite protracted fiddling, faffing and adjustment I cannot position the cover correctly. With...
9 9/ Sometime later… the base has been cleaned and painted. The new foam has arrived from the USA and I’ve managed to buy a high quality pattern cover here in the UK. 10/ A vital piece of kit, the original plastic edging trim prevents the seat cover...