Sheepskin covers

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Sheepskin covers

Post by Vincent Velocette » Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:36 pm

How do you attach yours to your seat?

The last time I used my bike I stood up to stretch my legs and forgot it was only my weight that was securing mine.

A quick stop and turn having to explain it wasn't a Persian cat I was recovering it was my seatpad left following motorists bemused. :D

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Re: Sheepskin covers

Post by lancashirelad » Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:07 pm

2 elastic straps round the seat.
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Re: Sheepskin covers

Post by Mickdb1 » Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:50 pm

One elastic strap around seat with the "top of the seat bit" having a 50mm strip of velcro soft side sewn on - Sheepy has the hook velcro sewn to underside. Rip it off to shake water off or use it as a pillow stuffing.
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Re: Sheepskin covers

Post by Billy Bananahead » Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:21 pm

Laid lengthways over seat, fur side down, bungeed over and then folded back to show fur side up.

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Post by zimtim » Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:22 pm

Mine was attached using four eyelets per side and two long bootlaces.
Also had some of the rubber anti slip glued to the underside.

I took it off, and the dog decided it looked better and was put to much better use in her bed.
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Re: Sheepskin covers

Post by Mickdb1 » Tue Feb 18, 2020 7:42 pm

I put the Velcro on after visiting my mate Jaber from ambergate. He had his sheepy on his Royal Enfield permanently. His cat took a fancy to it and laid a large "egg" on it. !!!!!!!!!
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Re: Sheepskin covers

Post by Chalky723 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:47 am

I sewed a strap on in the middle, with a buckle clip, that does up under the seat, I left "wings" on the front of the skin when I cut it, so they tuck under the front of the seat (with a bit of pushing)...

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Re: Sheepskin covers

Post by Vincent Velocette » Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:02 am

Cheers for the replies folks.

Does anybody have any pictures. I'm a see it and understand kind of bloke.

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Re: Sheepskin covers

Post by gbags » Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:27 pm

How tough is the leather?

I want something with plenty of eye holes that I can tie in tight and then forget about.

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Re: Sheepskin covers

Post by zimtim » Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:16 pm

gbags wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:27 pm
How tough is the leather?

I want something with plenty of eye holes that I can tie in tight and then forget about.
The leather isn't that tough, the issue is the fleece itself.
I did find that tying it too tight eventually tore the leather, if I were to use the eyelets and bootlace again I would reinforce the area where they go with either a stronger thicker piece of leather or maybe some off cut from a tube or webbing
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