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Donna has had me thinking about the pink sheepskin seat cover she made. Then last weekend she mentioned how comfy she was riding with it on her bike. So now I am thinking and yes I do get headaches from that lol. Once I get the bike back hopefully next month I should buy a White Sheep Skin for my seat as the Air Hawk cushion is ok but not anything fantastic.
 
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I don't know, the pink one might really pop on that pretty white bike.

Actually, I'd go with black, if I were you. The white will look dingy in no time.
 

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Donna has had me thinking about the pink sheepskin seat cover she made. Then last weekend she mentioned how comfy she was riding with it on her bike. So now I am thinking and yes I do get headaches from that lol. Once I get the bike back hopefully next month I should buy a White Sheep Skin for my seat as the Air Hawk cushion is ok but not anything fantastic.
It would be nice if an animal skin cover could cure the ills of the bad OEM seat, but I don't know how. The issue is foam density, shape, and support in the right contact areas. Building a successful final product is both an art and a science. That's why seat builders like RDL can get away with charging what they do.

Still, try the sheep skin. Maybe there is some magic to the color pink. :)
 

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Geoff, I'm sure you can find great sheep skin in your part of the world. Let's face it Australia and New Zealand are well known for their leather and sheepskin products.

However for those of us in North America there's Alaska Leather which does sheepskins Home of the Sheepskin Buttpad
I'm sure that there are other companies that make quality seat covers, and I bet others will follow by listing them with their recommendations.
 
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Geoff, I've got the combo, Airhawk and sheepskin, works for my skinny ass.
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Being a supermodel for the local porn shop sex symbol lol ;)(y) . I should buy the same as we both have skinny arses lol OMG I have to say each time I see your bike it is so spotless and the colour works so, so nice with the great style of our wonderful K1600`s, regardless if it is a B, GT, GTL or GA our style of bike works. I have been thinking that I just might have to go with a Black or Light Grey sheepskin to keep the thing from looking grubby they would not show the dirt and dust as the White would.
 

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Geoff, I'm sure you can find great sheep skin in your part of the world. Let's face it Australia and New Zealand are well known for their leather and sheepskin products.

However for those of us in North America there's Alaska Leather which does sheepskins Home of the Sheepskin Buttpad
I'm sure that there are other companies that make quality seat covers, and I bet others will follow by listing them with their recommendations.
We have a local sheepskin shop about 15 miles from me that has been around since the early 70`s they are one of the top Ugg boot manufacturers in Australia supplying most of the old companies that have gone into liquidation or closed completely. They made me a set of custom seat covers for 2 cars over the years and do excellent work.
 

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Being a supermodel for the local porn shop I should buy the same as we both have skinny arses lol OMG I have to say each time I see your bike it is so spotless and the colour works so, so nice with the great style of our wonderful K1600`s, regardless if it is a B, GT, GTL or GA our style of bike works. I have been thinking that I just might have to go with a Black or Light Grey sheepskin to keep the thing from looking grubby they would not show the dirt and dust like the White would.
With a head like mine I'd be lucky to make it as a model for the local 'pawn' shop 😁
My bike looking clean is by sheer luck only, it doesn't get a tub that often. I really like the matte blue colour, but some don't.
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Now I have to buy a sewing machine lol Thanks for the tip Donna, To be honest I have never given the sheepskins a thought until you posted your thoughts on the weekend.That sold me,so all I need now is to get the bike back.
 
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Geoff, you don't need a sewing machine, I'm sure Donna would be happy to nip up there and stitch the straps on for you for a minimal fee.
You'd just need to supply the basics like $120hr + travel + paid meal breaks + hi vis vest + safety boots + O'nite accommodation + food allowance, could work out to be a bargain for you 🤣🙂😆
 

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Geoff,
Don't forget Donna might need some guidance and supplies from someone from North America so you'll need to supply the same for them, they'll also need to have their K1600 shipped to as well.
It will have to include round trip transportation for bike and rider (business class will be fine), housing, meals, fuel, a Per Diem. That's in case she does need guidance.
Who would have thought that a seat cover would be such a great project? But you'll have a great one when it's done!
 

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Geoff, you don't need a sewing machine, I'm sure Donna would be happy to nip up there and stitch the straps on for you for a minimal fee.
You'd just need to supply the basics like $120hr + travel + paid meal breaks + hi vis vest + safety boots + O'nite accommodation + food allowance, could work out to be a bargain for you 🤣🙂😆
As a bike rider, you are a great manager for Donna`s finances lol
 
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I was angling for a cut of the profits 👍
What were you thinking 60% to 40% or. ?
I think she may have something to say about a silent partner that takes the profits. lol
 
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I was thinking more along the lines of only taking 10% but working on a marketing strategy where Donna could punch out around 500 seat covers a week in her spare time😆
You keep going, I think Donna may just punch you out lol. Remember this girl rides a K1600 and would have the full force of the law on her side. :unsure::cool:
 
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Back to the regularly scheduled program. My parents rode their Goldwing all over the U.S. sitting on a sheep skin. It was the long haired kind not the tight curly type and they just threw it over the seat. When they stopped riding they gave me the skin. I quickly threw it on the shelf and never tried it. A few years later a friend of mine was thinking about getting one so I cut this one in half and he has now ridden, solo, with it on 3 different motorcycles. I nick named it Muffy. He won't go anywhere with out Muffy.
 
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You keep going, I think Donna may just punch you out lol. Remember this girl rides a K1600 and would have the full force of the law on her side. :unsure::cool:
You're right Geoff, I'm surprised she hasn't weighed-in with something like 'zip it you lot or I'll throw you all in jail' 😜.
 
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