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post #1 of 27 (permalink) Old 10-16-2007, 11:15 PM Thread Starter
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No More Lost Passenger Seats!

Some Stainless Steel cable, a couple of cable ferrules, some heat shrink, a drill bit, and 10 minutes of your time ..... could save your passenger seat some day!
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post #2 of 27 (permalink) Old 10-17-2007, 12:39 AM
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Or, you could paranoidly make sure it clicks every time.
I considered tethering it (though I've never lost mine), but I'm nore afraid to the damage the spike will do to the tail, then losing the seat.
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thought maybe you found a cute pillion for the seat....


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Or, you could paranoidly make sure it clicks every time.
I considered tethering it (though I've never lost mine), but I'm nore afraid to the damage the spike will do to the tail, then losing the seat.
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Where's Ed when you really need him?????

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Or, you could paranoidly make sure it clicks every time.
That's totally me...every time I've had it off when I first pull away, I reach back and press down to make sure it has clicked and then pull on it a little bit.
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Where's Ed when you really need him?????
Ever since my faux pas I diligently pull UP on the back end of the seat to confirm latching, after pushing down HARD to hear the positive locking click. I will not be humiliated again....well, not about losing my passenger seat anyway.

Nice idea for the restraining strap, though.

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post #8 of 27 (permalink) Old 10-18-2007, 05:27 PM
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If you forget to properly attach the rear seat and start riding your bike you will find that the seat will start to flop arround in the wind and it may end up scratching the paint on the tail section of the bike once you get up to speed.
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I will not be humiliated again....well, not about losing my passenger seat anyway.
Well, I'm glad we cleared that up!

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G Rand, This can be a hard group to please, hey nice handy work!

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