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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 06-06-2015, 05:48 PM Thread Starter
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I recently got a mint 2012 650 Versys with only 3000 kilometers on the clock! It came with unused givi top box and panniers, and a scott oiler.

I've really enjoyed riding this bike the past couple of days.

One thing that is becoming painfully apparent is that the saddle is too hard, and the pegs are too high. The pegs are easily solved - there's lots of adjustable ones on ebay - but what should I do about the saddle? Higher and softer would be nice...

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Check out the Airhawk medium cruiser seat pad. It'll raise you up a bit and make the stock seat a lot more comfortable.

http://www.airhawk.net/airhawk-products.aspx

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Hi! I got a new seat. I am lower and more comfortable. What is a scott oiler?

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Hi! I got a new seat. I am lower and more comfortable. What is a scott oiler?

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An add-on that automatically lubes your chain.


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Thanks everyone!
Scott oilers are supposed to extend the life of the chain so, in theory, they should pay for themselves eventually. I change my bikes so often they're not really with investing in. Saying that, it's nice to not have to lube the chain all the time, and the oil in the oiler is not sticky like the stuff i usually use, so it keeps the chain quite clean.
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Check out the Airhawk medium cruiser seat pad. It'll raise you up a bit and make the stock seat a lot more comfortable.

http://www.airhawk.net/airhawk-products.aspx

And welcome!!!
Thanks for tip.
They're quite expensive. Price of comfort, I suppose.
Do they ever puncture?
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