first post and wasn't sure under what topic to post (maybe someone can move it a better home), long time lurker, the information from which led to my choice of bike when I decided to leave the dirt exclusively and add some pavement.
I am looking for a solution to tailbone pain while doing very short (30min) rides on pavement. Never a problem on dirt for the obvious reasons, but am hoping for a solution that doesn't involve me riding around on my pegs around town.
Things I've tried:
- Coleman ATV seat cover (with middle pads cut out) over a shaved down stock seat. Worked ok for a while, but not a great solution.
-Seat Concepts seat with tailbone channel cut out. Standard height, Gripper/Carbon.
I've spent a lot of time on this site:
but it seems much more focused on sportbike riding. So I am not sure how applicable the advice is for an upright posture.
Things I am considering:
- Yamalink, at 6ft and 32" inseam the height isn't really an issue, but lowering would change the seat geometry. Maybe.
- learn to ride better, put more of a bend in my monkey arms and just rest my chin on the handlebars.
- exchange my Seat Conepts seat for either firmer or softer foam..... but which way to go? or even go Carbon/Carbon for the cover
- start adapting the seat. flatter? gel pad? cut a cradle?
I've found some similar posts, and most advice is to replace the stock seat, but once thats done what is my next step?