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So I didn't feel like paying 3-400 for a new seat. I went to my local upholstery place, they've done a bike seat for me before, and asked them to add some more padding to my seat. For $50 they added an inch of padding and reinstalled my vinyl. Not bad and feels better on my buttocks. Still get some pressure on my tail bone, but that may just be a side effect of my skinny ass. lol
 
Obviously it's lost that sculpted look, but doesn't look as bad as I thought it would. So I'm happy.
 
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grahamfz07
Cool, i may to see what local shops in my area could do the same

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hobbs
I think it looks good overall. Nice upgrade for a solid price.

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phicurious86
Interesting. Might try this myself, but swap the cover material instead of add padding. Seat is kind of slippery as is.
 

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snowdriftless
I am not to the point of wanting an extra seat yet. But I may want to try this in the future

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tino206
How does the seat look under? how much material is left to staple to? I am seriously looking into this

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cborcafz07
I thought about replacing the vinyl. But I was looking for minimal cost, so decided to keep it. There was plenty of material left to staple the vinyl back on. Underneath it looks pretty much like stock. The guy did a 1/2" on the top part of the seat and then another 1/2" over the entire seat, that was I assume to keep the seat from getting to wide. Overall I'm very happy with it and my butt agrees. lol

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GAZ
Very nice. Sounds like a great alternative.

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tino206
I thought about replacing the vinyl. But I was looking for minimal cost, so decided to keep it. There was plenty of material left to staple the vinyl back on. Underneath it looks pretty much like stock. The guy did a 1/2" on the top part of the seat and then another 1/2" over the entire seat, that was I assume to keep the seat from getting to wide. Overall I'm very happy with it and my butt agrees. lol
sounds good, I think doing 1/2 inch on the top and 1/2 on the whole thing makes it work, I was thinking of duplicating what you did but adding 1 inch all the way around, I think that would of worked with the material they left

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mjh937
I am waiting to see the Seat Concepts solution. I am pretty sure I am going to go with that. It sounds like a good upgrade.
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Cruizin
I have done two bikes with Seat Concepts. Best seat option there is for the money. So comfortable and great craftsmanship.
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cborcafz07
Seat concepts looks good, especially for the price. I'm happy with what I got, but I may be enticed into the group buy, I'm just waiting for more info/pics on the seat concepts.

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Beemer
I may do that, I have some 1 1/2 in. cool gel memory foam I could use. Maybe just chuck the original foam or Maaaaybe I can do it myself??? Has anyone done their own seat?

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No Hater
Good option! I must say, reminds me of a fat girl in tights.
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