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    ÖöÖöÖöÖöÖö Dannihilator's Avatar
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    Some have noticed that strip of tire on my saddle...

    That strip of tire is functional, it is put on there by some downhillers for increased control of the bike when it is wet out.

    The initial pictures had the zipties on, they were just holding the tire on while the epoxy cured. Then removed the zipties and put screws in to further secure it to the saddle.



    That is just phase 1 of it, going to be putting two more smaller strips on the saddle as well.
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    thats a sweet idea, how you like it so far?

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    It's working pretty well.
    Quote Originally Posted by scrodzilla
    I'm going out on the town tonight and it won't be over until I snort a line of habanero seeds off the hood of a red Fiero.
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    Man,

    As if it doen't hurt enough on a normal seat if you feet come off the pedals!

    Seems like a sensible idea for jumping and downhilling. Won't see many xc riders doing it though.
    You're out of your element Donnie

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    Quote Originally Posted by JKWITS
    Man,

    As if it doen't hurt enough on a normal seat if you feet come off the pedals!

    Seems like a sensible idea for jumping and downhilling. Won't see many xc riders doing it though.
    You got balls, man, but they are hurting! Nice Argyle fork, though....
    Why is going slower harder?

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    At the very least clean of the mud.

    And it looks like you have the tread backwards.
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    So how did you place at mt snow this year?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quick_Torch C5
    You got balls, man, but they are hurting! Nice Argyle fork, though....
    During the times I've been on the saddle, I don't really notice the presence of the tire strip.
    Quote Originally Posted by scrodzilla
    I'm going out on the town tonight and it won't be over until I snort a line of habanero seeds off the hood of a red Fiero.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FreeRidin'
    At the very least clean of the mud.

    And it looks like you have the tread backwards.
    Will clean it eventually.

    Purposely have it backwards.

    Quote Originally Posted by mcoine
    So how did you place at mt snow this year?
    I'm more of a Plattekill person.
    Quote Originally Posted by scrodzilla
    I'm going out on the town tonight and it won't be over until I snort a line of habanero seeds off the hood of a red Fiero.
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    Hmmm, what about coating the entire saddle in plasti-dip, then pressing a tire into it as it dried to make a pattern. Then the saddle would be grippy all over.

    Or velcro shorts!
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    Quote Originally Posted by AfterThisNap
    Hmmm, what about coating the entire saddle in plasti-dip, then pressing a tire into it as it dried to make a pattern. Then the saddle would be grippy all over.

    Or velcro shorts!
    Where's the fun in that?

    Plasti-dip isn't cost effective. I probably spent all of $2.00 on this project. The tire is obviously a used tire, and already had zipties and epoxy. I also hate Velcro.
    Quote Originally Posted by scrodzilla
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    Quote Originally Posted by KonaRider24
    During the times I've been on the saddle, I don't really notice the presence of the tire strip.
    Ok, fess up, how many grams did that add to your bike?!
    Why is going slower harder?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quick_Torch C5
    Ok, fess up, how many grams did that add to your bike?!
    Being that it is on the Kona, I really don't care.
    Quote Originally Posted by scrodzilla
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    Quote Originally Posted by KonaRider24
    Being that it is on the Kona, I really don't care.
    No weight -weenie here! I likie!
    Why is going slower harder?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quick_Torch C5
    No weight -weenie here! I likie!
    If it was my Pista, it wouldn't have been done.
    Quote Originally Posted by scrodzilla
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    Gives a whole new meaning the the words: skid mark
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
    Gives a whole new meaning the the words: skid mark
    Why is going slower harder?

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    I wouldn't think you sit down enough to actually put it to use and if you did, I agree it would rub your azz raw.

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    he must have had buddies that armour-all'd his bike seat ... that's my best guess.. armour-all away with that bad boy on there.

    I have an old school GT all plastic bike seat.. maybe I'll glue some semislicks on it for padding

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quick_Torch C5
    You got balls, man,
    Yeah, and they look like waffles after about 20 miles
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    I'm confused.

    How many downhillers sit down going down a run?

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    It isn't for sitting it's used when off the saddle and cornering in wet conditions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flak
    I'm confused.

    How many downhillers sit down going down a run?

    Only the "girly men" do. Kona doesn't sit. He floats.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bockman
    Yeah, and they look like waffles after about 20 miles


    *shivers* ewwwww..

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    Quote Originally Posted by KonaRider24
    It isn't for sitting it's used when off the saddle and cornering in wet conditions.
    Care to elaborate a bit more Kona? I'm confused and interested on what it's for and how it helps. The only thing I can think of that it would be useful for would be to pinch the seat for a no-hander or the like.
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