Airhawk2 Cruiser Pad
Great help on a long dual sport ride!
The Airhawk Cruiser small helped keep this 50+ year old comfortable riding a Yamaha wr250r on a 300+ mile ride home after riding the WABDR for a few days. I thought I'd take it off on trail sections for better bike control... but used it all the time. With just a thin layer of air... it helped with 8+ hour riding days and didn't interfere with my trail riding (and it hasn't come off the bike since!). It might benefit from more robust straps and buckles; the pad shifted an inch or so to one side during my several day ride but still "did the job" and I was never concerned it was coming loose. Recommended.
December 2, 2013
Feels a bit wobbly but comfortable
I think it will take some getting used to. I need to make sure I sit on the front of it or I feel like the air pushes you off the back of the pad. You have to get on it at the right angle. It's also very wobbly for performance riding. But I think it's something I could get used to. I would take it off once I get off the freeway. My butt has not hurt yet, so it seems to be working.
November 4, 2013
Does was it is supposed to do.
Put this on my Yamaha VStar with a stock seat, allows me to go more than 25 miles/30 minutes without pain.
Easy to install, literally took 5 minutes. Easy to re-inflate.
Highly recommend this as compared to the price of a custom seat, this is worth it's price.
October 14, 2013
BEST $90 spent on motorcycle "parts" ;.)
Picked this up at the store; on our return 2-up trip from NYC to Louisville. The pillion seat on the Triumph Tour Pig is a torture rack, and I was dreading another 2 days on it. This took some adjusting; but once I had enough air in it, it was AWESOME!
It was a great investment, and I'm looking forward to this little piece of butt luxury during our next LD ride...
October 14, 2013
better than I expected...
I opted to go with the lower end version of the airhawk to make sure this would work for me, I could not for the life of me last longer than 35 to 45 minutes without pain. After riding 3 times with this pad I've had no problem riding much longer. I would recommend this product, it worked for me.
October 7, 2013
I'm a man mountain... 6'4 and NOT a small frame, I thought I'd have to spend hundreds on a sargent seat or the like for my Ninja1000. Luckily, this little beauty was on sale here so I threw it on my last order.
I pumped it up WAY too far initially and was floating on the thing, moving back and forth with each acceleration / brake. It's insane just how little air this seat needs to do its job. When you get it right though, it's magic.
I do NOT like the mounting method though. The seat is held on by nothing more than two every day bra straps (not joking). It can be stolen in less than 7 seconds, which is pretty pathetic for a brand named product such as this.
I will be slathering it with double sided tape, as I never want to be without it.
$80 well spent, but holycrap you wouldn't want to park in a rough neighbourhood.
September 26, 2013
It helps a lot!
I just used this on a 1400 mile trip. It does save your butt as long as you take some breaks every once and a while. The hardest thing is to find the right amount of air for your particular needs. This will depend greatly on your body shape and also shape of your seat. For me I fully inflate it and just let out a little air but I do not have it nearly flat. I tried that and I might have well been on just the stock seat. On my stock seat I ride 250 miles non stop and it really starts to get agonising. The same milage with the Airhawk2 and I feel just some slight discomfort. After a short 10 minute break or so when I get back on It is good to go for another 250 miles till the butt meter starts ringing again. I have had mustang and corbin seats before on previous bikes and the Airhawk can hold it's own. No need to spend a fortune on custom seats.
September 6, 2013
Really help !
It does really improve the comfort on my BMW G650GS Sertao. Little bit of work to find the correct placement, but it's worth it.
August 26, 2013