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Offline dijitel1

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Wet Bottom Advice Anyone !?
« on: September 29, 2013, 11:54:26 PM »
Hello - I'm an avid sport tour rider who has a 2013 TTSE. I've noticed on all the days that were rainy, my bottom became wet! Yuck. I ride avidly throughout the year and have owned: 2008 Kawasaki Concours, 2004 BMW K1200GT, 2004 BMW 1200CLC, just to name a few and the TTSE has left me with a wet bottom everytime, for the first time! Can anyone here recommend any gear, seats or advice and who has been having this issue?

I have to blame it on the TTSE seat, although comfy has a "shammy" like material that holds the water and I think it's soaking through my pants. I've tried all three brands of my Goretex pants: Olympia, First Gear and Tour Master. Again, I never had this problem with wet bottom.... FYI - I'm not 90 years old and I don't get that excited riding my bike and I do not have bladder a problem LOL....   Any thoughts? Thanks...

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Re: Wet Bottom Advice Anyone !?
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2013, 07:59:04 AM »
When I collected my Trophy it poured down we both got wet laps, I bought a medium Calsci screen now I don't get wet, we rode 200 miles in the rain and all was well.

I keep a small towel in the top box to wipe the seat if its wet when I get on the bike, I imagine it would still work keeping a towel in the pannier if you don't have a top box  :001:

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Re: Wet Bottom Advice Anyone !?
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2013, 09:31:48 AM »
I put the heated seat on. That stops it.
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Re: Wet Bottom Advice Anyone !?
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2013, 10:00:13 AM »
did not know putting the heated seat on would stop the rain... :745: see, one can learn something every day ! 
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Re: Wet Bottom Advice Anyone !?
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2013, 10:31:03 AM »
*Originally Posted by Verdun95 [+]
did not know putting the heated seat on would stop the rain... :745: see, one can learn something every day !
sure does. The heated grips keep elephants away too, I haven't seem a single elephant near my bike.  :005:

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Re: Wet Bottom Advice Anyone !?
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2013, 11:19:48 AM »
Do you have to keep the grips on all the time to keep the elephants away or are you ok when the bike is parked ?

Ive noticed that by not having the grips switched on I havn't been pestered by giraffe's

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Re: Wet Bottom Advice Anyone !?
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2013, 11:23:12 AM »
The best part is when you get off the bike to refuel and the seat is steaming. I get a lot of funny looks from car drivers when that happens.
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Re: Wet Bottom Advice Anyone !?
« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2013, 01:40:55 PM »
The heated grips keep elephants away too, I haven't seem a single elephant near my bike.

.... and I thought MY sense of humour was "odd"  :008:



 



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