I just finished building my second seat, this one for my Coker V2 and RTL. I call it Ride the Lizard because I used purple lizard embossed cow hide for the cover. Since I don’t know how to show multiple photos in one post, I’ll post several. First is my handle bar build.
I cut up a road bike handle bar and use MTB bar ends.
Here’s the parts:
Now, for sewing up the cover. I came up with a strange pattern that seems to work for my last seat. I sew nylon webbing with velcro to pull the center over the cover tight in the groove. The foam is also velcroed to the base.
I weighed the seat. It was 139 grams less with the aero bars than the KH Freeride without. This included the Thompson seatpost vs the regular Coker aluminum cut to the same length. Total weight with post, bars, brake lever: