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Ordered one of these and it is only ~1/2" thick. Expected it to be much thicker. At least one person here mentioned their Coleman pad was 1" thick.

How thick is "YOUR" Coleman Comfort Ride seat pad? Thx.
 

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Just measured mine, it is between 1/2" - 3/4" depending on which part I measure. 1" is being pretty generous if you ask me, maybe they were guessing the height.
 

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Stealing this thread to say.....Hi Georgie Girl :D Nice to see a picture of Georgie again.

Okay, back to the OPs thread.....I have the same seat pad/cover...only mine says...Mad Dog on it. I have it cinched down to the seat SO tight.....it is like a seond skin on the OEM seat.

Mine is a newer MadDog also, for OP's referrence. This may account for a possible height difference between an older style and a newer style?
 

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only mine says...Mad Dog on it ........
Figures .......

(with apologies for continuing the temporary hijack) - Admiral - have you ever considered giving Georgie a head cam on some of your rides - could get some interesting footage ........
 

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Figures .......

(with apologies for continuing the temporary hijack) - Admiral - have you ever considered giving Georgie a head cam on some of your rides - could get some interesting footage ........
No problemo! In fact, Sir Quigly wants to say hello to Georgie.



Hi Georgie! Your one lucky SOB to ride on your masters T-Dub. Craig caught me lifting my leg on his new ride and gave me a good yelling at. Serves him right. That new toy is getting all his attention lately; won't even take me for a walk. Besides, I was just letting him know what that DEATH WING on the front rim was good for...

Anyway, I'm 10 years old now (that's 70 in human years), but I was quite the whistle bait back in my day. Lost my eye sight, color accents are fading and getting gray hairs too, but I can still sniff butt with the best of them! I guess I should give Craig a break. He's been good to me over the years and deserves some fun time on that two wheeled thing. Enjoy your rides as long as you can Georgie, because sitting around the house just don't cut it like the good old days.

Cheers, Quigly


Thanks guys for the input. This one is Maddog labeled and may account for the thinness. Too bad it's not thicker...
 

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(with apologies for continuing the temporary hijack) - Admiral - have you ever considered giving Georgie a head cam on some of your rides - could get some interesting footage ........
I've got a window to put in the house. How the heck am I suppose to do that if you're gonna distract me and get me thinking off track? :p Oh wait, I shouldn't be on the computer with a window to put in!

Georgie say's hi to Sir Quigly. Nice looking pup and Georgie can relate to the gray hair, just like her master!
 

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Just measured mine, it is between 1/2" - 3/4" depending on which part I measure. 1" is being pretty generous if you ask me, maybe they were guessing the height.
It was in fact me that said mine was "ABOUT" an inch. I stick with that assessment too. I could be off by a bit since I did not break out the calipers. Mine is at the very least a solid 3/4 inch everywhere. Thicker in the back section. If I am wrong I will forgo however many birthdays I have left. Forever remaining 28;)


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I just when out and measured my maddog with calipers
and at the thickest spot in the rear was 1/2 in. no wonder it doesn't help much. i'll have to put a pad under it
 

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I'm sending the Maddog back. May try the Wally World Coleman if I can find one in a store to touch and feel first. It's possible they have done the product shrink and quality reduction thing to increase profits or Coleman took the low bid for China production without doing their our research on what actually got produced. Who knows? My local Cycle Gear has some nice gel seat pads they put on sale all the time. May check those out in person. Great customer service there. They'd probably even let me put it on the bike and take it for a test ride. Unfortunately any custom seat will have to wait...
 

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I'm sending the Maddog back. May try the Wally World Coleman if I can find one in a store to touch and feel first. It's possible they have done the product shrink and quality reduction thing to increase profits or Coleman took the low bid for China production without doing their our research on what actually got produced. Who knows? My local Cycle Gear has some nice gel seat pads they put on sale all the time. May check those out in person. Great customer service there. They'd probably even let me put it on the bike and take it for a test ride. Unfortunately any custom seat will have to wait...
The ones at Walmart are the new MadDog pads, that is where I got mine about 3 weeks ago. I would see if the Gel seat pad is thicker. I was/am eye-balling this option also, so if you buy the Gel seat pad, please share your thoughts.
 

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Any Gel seat will be way better than a seat cover with a little bit of foam...
 

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I was dissappointed in my Coleman and gave it away. I subsequently added additional quality foam under a replacement seat cover. As Tommy points out Gel would likely have been superior to any foam .
 

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I was dissappointed in my Coleman and gave it away. I subsequently added additional quality foam under a replacement seat cover. As Tommy points out Gel would likely have been superior to any foam .
This crossed my mind as well. I have a childhood friend that has a local upholstery shop. Never stopped by it, but now I have a reason.

Will keep all posted if I try a gel pad. The ones I looked at last time I was there were thicker than the Maddog one. The bigger the size, the higher the pricewhen it comes to gel...
 

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This crossed my mind as well. I have a childhood friend that has a local upholstery shop. Never stopped by it, but now I have a reason.

Will keep all posted if I try a gel pad. The ones I looked at last time I was there were thicker than the Maddog one. The bigger the size, the higher the pricewhen it comes to gel...
Fred's human Barbie must have spent a FORTUNE then. I believe she got around a gallon and a half of gel.


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Stopped by Cycle Gear today and picked a SpeedMetal XL Gel Seat Pad. They have them on sale for $59 (Retail is a whopping $119!). I took my seat off and walked in with it to test fit for size. The TW requires the XL. Not sure why the store had them $10 cheaper than the online sale? This one not is going back!



OMG! This 3/4" thick gel cushion is the bee's knee's, compared to that 1/2" memory foam MadDog; albeit at triple the price on sale, but well worth it.



I'll be putting some ride time in on it soon and will report back in my 6'2" 222lbs. TW setup thread.

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