Fw: what air seat....

> Hi Brad. The Semcycle airseat has been a best-seller for us. The best feature
on
> it is the removeable vinyl cover. This will sound like a luggage commercial,
> but I’ve dropped it, banged it, dragged it, slid it, you name it! It’s been
> virtually indestructible for me. No rips or tears, just a few minor scrapes.
> You can remove the cover without any tools or fuss and convert it yourself, or
> you can order a fully assembled airseat from us. Here are
the
> steps:
> 1. Remove the seat cover from the metal frame.
> 2. Remove the thick foam padding.
> 3. Inflate a 12-inch tube just enough to make a 1/2 moon when
folded.
> 4. Insert the tube into the seat cover, keeping the valve stem to
the
> rear.
> 5. Pull the seat cover onto the frame, guiding the valve stem
through
> the hole in the rear of the seat frame.
> 6. Inflate to comfort.
>
> That’s it! Let us know if you’d like one.
>
> Regards, John Drummond UnicycleSource.com
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: Leo White <l.white@cableinet.co.uk> To:
> <unicycling@winternet.com> Sent: Thursday, June 24, 1999 6:10 PM Subject: Re:
> what air seat…
>
>
> > You can make your Viscount into an airseat - here’s how …
> >
> > 1) Undo the back screws and remove the crash guard.
> > 2) Carefully (with patience) peel back the cover which is glued over the
> > foam back towards the “nose” of the saddle.
> > 3) Cut out a section of the foam with very sharp scissors, I cut out a
> > largish diamond (nearly half the foam) around the weight bearing area of
> the
> > saddle and leaving the front and outer edges more or less intact. This
> will
> > leave some shape to the saddle.
> > 4) Drill a hole thru’ the base.
> > 5) Arrange a deflated inner tube inside the space where the foam once
was
> > (valve thru’ hole in base). I used a narrow 700c which I had to hand -
> > others recommend smaller kids-bike tubes.
> > 6) Stretch the cover back and glue the outside using fabric adhesive,
> impact
> > adhesive or something similar and screw back the crash guard.
> > 7) Pump up the tube and experiment with the pressure.
> >
> > Miyata saddles are easier to adapt (removable foam) and lighter (but
more
> > flexy) - again leave some of the foam to shape the nose of the saddle.
> >
> > Happy air-riding
> >
> > Leo White
> >
> > Brad Gwynn wrote in message <377251EB.F3B@shore.net>…
> > >what is the best air seat setup? tyre tube combo? miyata,semcycle ect.? and
> > >would it be a large inprovement over my viscount? and what about some of
> > >the new high tec. petrochemecal compounds? like sorbathane ect. some of
> > >these may work fairly well. any sugestions are very much appreciated esp.by
> > >my behind.
> >
> >
> >