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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2012 1:12 pm 
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So, as you can probably tell today is a day off and im bored and maybe a little sarcastic. :lol: Been reading a lot about people having a wet ass from the hump after rain. Thought I would share a simple and free solution.

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Cut or tear out bottom of bag
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Open PCX seat and place bag around seat and hump
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Close seat
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And BAM! All done! Good job! Now your hump wont be soggy after the rain! Doesnt look good but it sure is simple to use. And cheaper than a cover :D


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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2012 1:13 pm 
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wow, you gotta get on dragons den!

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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2012 1:17 pm 
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HAHA! maybe I should! We have a similar show here in the US called "Shark Tank"

Sadly, I'm not allowed on that show because one of the investors is my aunt, Barbara Corcoran =]


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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2012 1:19 pm 
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You must have a rich family. Wish my aunt was some sort of business moneymaking genius :lol:

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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2012 1:21 pm 
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nope. just a rich aunt =] :lol: But its still pretty cool! I guess if I ever really had a good idea I could just pitch it to her in person...


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heres some:
a see through toaster so you can see when your toast is just right.
central locking for your house.
pringle cans that twist up from the bottom like lipstick.

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central locking for your house.


You would just end up locked out....

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:lol:
cheap shot!

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:lol: :lol:

This is by far the most useful how-to here. I should sticky it. :P

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You know me Dave... :lol: Always trying to help =]


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 9:21 am 
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Off-cut of neoprene cut to size...(take no notice of the white strips or superglue which i didnt use)

the idea was to create a watertight seal but the hard plastic ridges prevented the neoprene from being flush with the hump, however after tightning the hump as much as possible it worked out pretty well... next is to get a blow torch and melt those pesky ridges down.


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I take it thats the top of the hump. Wouln't the threaded sections stick in yer bum?

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I take it thats the top of the hump. Wouln't the threaded sections stick in yer bum?



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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2012 12:21 pm 
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no glueing needed just tighten bolts with a ratchet.
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You know what a ratchet is?

Just a bit bigger than a mouse sh1t :lol:

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So all silliness aside, did this actually work? Because I went to dinner with a soggy ass last week because my hump was still retaining water 3 days after rain...

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:40 am 
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Indeed it did Dave, after a torrential downpour I tried it out and came back with a dry posterior :D
I will be happier when i remove the ridges so its totally flush at the 'bottom' but that aside it works,
3mm neoprene off cuts for £3 ~ http://www.ewetsuits.com/cgi-bin/sh0000 ... 3a579#a579


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 11:48 am 
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well i need to update this !!

over time the neoprene acted like a sponge...anyway I've now used some sugru and so far it seems to be working.


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After trying a few different methods I can finally say the only thing that really worked was sugru self setting rubber, even after a heavy downpour or leaving the bike out all night in the rain, the next day you can be confident of nothing seeping through and giving you a soggy behind.

Its even heat and cold resistant to 180C / -50C, so no melting in the hot sun or cracking on a winter morning.

Application tips : Dont remove the hump and apply a bead of sugru around the perimeter of it, this is what I did initially but it didnt quite work, what to do is make sure the hump is screwed in as tight as possible then with a finger, smear the sugru into the edge like you would if you were grouting some tiles, this ensures a completely watertight seal.

It really makes a difference knowing youre not going to end up with a wet arse.

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