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tonyo
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Who makes sheepskin seat covers for Denfield solo seats? Any opinions on their use regarding comfort, warmth in cold weather, staying in place, etc? I have a /2…

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My opinion on sheepskins is

My opinion on sheepskins is they are more comfortable than no sheepskin. Certainly warmer in the summer and still warmer in the winter, but only a little. They look better.
Find one that is larger than you need and the cut you like for visual effect. I like the longer shaggy skins for comfort. Cut yourself and use bungee cordage to secure somehow. Check with the local upholstery shop as it may be less expense when the word motorcycle is not used. Some motorcycle specific vendors have high priced very visually pleasing sheepskins that are little more than a suggestion of the best use of sheepskin comfort.

I used sheepskin for many years and now I use an air cushion (Airhawk). Not as warm or visually pleasant as sheepskin but TWICE as comfortable.

Cover the air seat with sheepskin if it is ugly to you and if it works, you may have added a little more comfort
(and height).

CHARLIE

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I have a few of these

I have a few of these and they are great!! Cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. They are fabulous and great quality.

https://alaskaleather.com/collections/sheepskin-buttpads/products/medium...

Tell them what you have, they have made many for Denfeld seats.

Tell us how you like it!!

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I think you should plan a

I think you should plan a trip to visit Alaska Leather in Anchorage. Nice folks and a great ride! Plus you can try various different seatcovers without waiting for the package to arrive.

Mike

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Alaska Leather sheepskin seat

Thanks for the tip, Jambo. Alaska Leather made me a naturally dark sheered seat for the Denfield on the '64 R50/2. Comfy and warm. At present here in Maine this October/ November the temperatures have been in the low 50s and upper 40s. About the only part of me that is actually warm is my butt thanks to the new seat.

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sheepskin seat

Would like to see a picture of the seat on your bike
How much did they charge for the cover

Tommy

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