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Discussion in 'Seat / Leather' started by Mastiff monster, Aug 11, 2016.

  1. Mastiff monster

    Mastiff monster New Member

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    Anyone have any ideas how to improve the ride on my 07 mastiff
     
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    I think a softer seat would help. Do you ride a mastiff?
     
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    Gotta agree with ya on that!:yesnod: Still love the pitbull ride! :drool:
     
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    Drop the pressure in the rear tire just a LITTLE bit, but not too much.
     
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    Thanks guys. I will play with the air pressure
     
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    Don't get too carried away and go too awful low. Just enough to smooth out the ride.
     
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    You could try an Air Hawk adjustable pillow for supper long rides and comfort.
     
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    You should have adjustable shocks.
     
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    35 psi front and rear, the recommended 40 was not necessary for me as I only weigh about 160 and rode solo most of the time. But the real improvement came when I installed Progressive shocks. Huge difference from stock.
     
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    Got to be careful you don't go too low, you hit a hole and bend the rim you will pay big time, set the shocks in the middle.
     
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    What do you weigh? I am 175 and find my mastiff very comfortable, better ride than my AIH or my wife's HD . Welcome to the forum by the way.. Intro?
     
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    ok, what's the difference in the shocks, I have to replace mine when I get home
     
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    Crawl under your bike and have a look at your shocks, then log on to the Progressive website and check out the various products they offer. The progressive units are a lot heavier duty, and are adjustable for the rider's weight. In my opinion, a lot of the aftermarket stuff that BD bolted on our bikes was pretty much top shelf, but I think they skimped a little bit when it came to the shocks. Also, mine were about 10 years old when I replaced them, so I'm sure they just had some wear on them, in addition to being "cheapo" units. There was a night and day difference in ride comfort for me. I would also suggest you opt for the shocks with a remote adjustable preload; it makes adjustment incredibly easy. One setting for your solo riding, and when your fat ol' lady insists on riding with you, another setting with the simple twist of a knob.
     
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    If someone has the part # that fits a K9 that be great. I like the remote should be able to find room under the seat for it.

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    Yeah anyway, Dendude left him slide, your fired :oldbang:


    :dupe::dupe:Intro:dupe::dupe:
     
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    In all fairness to dentdude, I believe this was all started yesterday, the 10th ! Checking the calendar, it appears that it was Ker's shift as Intro Police !! :disappointed: NOW , WHO DROPPED THE BALL ?? :oldnono: (I got yer back kevin):old2::old2:
     
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    Yeah you got his back alright, Wanker, so that was you Chubs,:oldeek::boing::oldhardlaugh::oldhardlaugh:
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    Hey now !!:oldmad: I aint no dirt road demon !!:oldnono: I'm a lesbian trapped in a male body,:winky::winky: and only chase women! :drool::drool: (and where the hell do you find all those cool imogies things ?)
     
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