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Sheepskin seat covers

I have just been sent an email from a UK company - Hide and Sheep. They are closing down and have a closing down sale. The web site address is here. I got one from them last year and it makes my seat very comfortable and it doubles as a pillow at night.

I know that Sam Minicom has stated a preference for skins with lanolin still in them - these ones have been washed so they are not water repellent as they would be if they had lanolin in them but I couldn't find anywhere that sold them like that. Also, I try not to ride in the rain so hopefully not an issue!

I don't have any connection the company except as a happy customer. The prices now range from £40-50.
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STOP, FORGET ABOUT SHEEPSKINS they are useless in the rain and silly expensive; do as the peruvians do, use a bathmat! yes, the oval thing you step onto when you leave the shower, (and they are available in pretty colours)
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3d mesh net seat cover has been the best solution for me.
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STOP, FORGET ABOUT SHEEPSKINS they are useless in the rain and silly expensive; do as the peruvians do, use a bathmat! yes, the oval thing you step onto when you leave the shower, (and they are available in pretty colours)
You have an oval thing outside your shower that works on a bike seat?
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yes B.O.B. a bathmat, if you have an oval toilet seat you can try that, bit difficult to attach to the bike though
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yes B.O.B. a bathmat, if you have an oval toilet seat you can try that, bit difficult to attach to the bike though
Could save a lot of time on a long trip though
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Need I mention that you should chop it to size
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Shoot, cut some armholes in that thing and add a few buttons and you've got a cold-weather, high-viz vest. Or maybe....mittens. A Russian-style hat. Cold-weather gaiters. Even a COVID mask.

But seat cover? I'm not sold on it just yet.
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