Beaded seat covers Question For those of you who have beaded seat covers, where do you find them for bikes? Other Denny 5 years 11 Answers 982 views 0
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I found that it depends on the person. Some folks like the fine, others hate them. I fall in the middle. I like them in the summer time to allow for better air flow but they can cause discomfort if I don’t move around enough to ensure I don’t get hot spots from the beads. I got mine off Amazon.
I agree with Deb. After some hellish heat rash I got from my stock vinyl seat, I started using the beads from a company called Bead Rider. Never had to deal with that irritation again! Granted, after a while you can’t deny that you’re sitting on hard wooden beads. Since then, I’ve gone to an aftermarket leather seat and after one summer, so far so good.
20+ years using beads. Found nothing better!
They steal them from NY city taxi cabs Ha Ha
I bought one for a car seat for about $15 and cut it down to fit. I think they are great and use it all the time.
wingstuff.com has them
Beadrider. Love them on my ST1300. Not thrilled with them on my Wing. Same beads. I will ALWAYS use them in the summer for the air flow.
Working for a motorcycle parts distributer I was lucky enough to be able to test a lot of products including seat related parts (everything from beads, gel pads, sheep skins and inflatables).\nTo me the beads felt like sitting on rocks so I moved them onto my backrest and they worked perfect to keep my back from sweating on hot days. They are cheap enough to buy and try them for yourself.
I use Monkey Butt power…but I hear sheep skin works great
got mine on amazon ….really helps in the heat
I found one the seat of someones motorcycle. I just borrowed it, but he never came back. …..I should have asked first.