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    Long rides: a must have?

    My sport touring friends have convinced me if i buy this i will never want to do hi mile days without it. I've done 1100 mile days on stock seats, can't wait to try this. Google "airhawk r" if interested, i will post a product review after I've done a thousand or so miles with next week




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    I won't need a review, just let me borrow the seat . . . . and the bike, so I can judge for myself!


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    +1 Those are great for long rides.
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    The Airhawk is great once you adjust the air to your liking. I did 10,000 miles in 18 days with one on my VFR.
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    Long rides: a must have?

    I'd like to get one for the misses.


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    Might have to check this out!
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    Used it when I rode up to PA (two 500 mile days each way). Once you get it adjusted those things are amazing.

    i would definitely recommend for the rides you do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vfrvtec View Post
    The Airhawk is great once you adjust the air to your liking. I did 10,000 miles in 18 days with one on my VFR.
    Wich model exactly did you order?
    All they say on the website is about cruisers and sport tourers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RICO View Post
    Wich model exactly did you order?
    All they say on the website is about cruisers and sport tourers.
    Rico, here is a chart. It is not complete, but it should give you a good idea. http://www.therohostore.com/airhawk-...fit-chart.aspx
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    Steve what size did you get?

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    Ah, it appears that air hawk r is the size and model name..

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    Quote Originally Posted by ckrayeg View Post
    Rico, here is a chart. It is not complete, but it should give you a good idea. http://www.therohostore.com/airhawk-...fit-chart.aspx
    None for the R1, Which one would you all suggest?
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    Re: Long rides: a must have?

    I had one and it was awesome. Matter of fact I still have it sitting in my garage

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    I splurged for the R model. 159, Amazon.com has it cheaper than the airhawk page.

    It is flat awesome! Why didn't you guys tell us about then before ?

    Here it is first time on my bike after a ride from Columbia sc to north wilkesboro nc. Wish our have had it on some of my 1100 mile days



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    I wanna try that. This may be the ticket to that key west trip.

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    Rico,
    Try cutting out a piece of paper in the dimensions of the different size pads and see which size seems to work best for your bike. The pads are about 2" thick. I have the 14" x 11" if you want to try it out.
    '99 Sprint ST
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    Long rides: a must have?

    I'm pretty darn sure the Airhawk site has a fitting guide.


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    I did 19 hours in the saddle yesterday as a result of this thing. Combo of red dirt roads, slow twisty roads, and superslab. I'd have done 24 hours but messed around and took Ronda to dinner in Dothan Al.

    This AIRHAWK R is a "must have" for me going forward. Last time I did that kind of day I was sore as heel and hating it. I'm fine today
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    Quote Originally Posted by sergeantnic View Post
    I had one and it was awesome. Matter of fact I still have it sitting in my garage

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    Might sell it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ckrayeg View Post
    Rico,
    Try cutting out a piece of paper in the dimensions of the different size pads and see which size seems to work best for your bike. The pads are about 2" thick. I have the 14" x 11" if you want to try it out.
    Yes, I would like to see it and try it out. Let me know when you will be out and about with it.
    Not doing this years Euro ride, R1 isn't put back together and KLR won't keep up with anything.....
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