XMAX 300 query

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Re: XMAX 300 query

Post by muddyfox » Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:15 am

bikerdezzie wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:26 pm
My mates just bought an inflatable camping pillow, tiny bit of air in and some straps to hold it in place on his x adv and loved it, cheap fix for under a fiver.
Exactly what I use. Decathlon own brand camping pillow. Surprised how little inflation required for all day comfort.
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Re: XMAX 300 query

Post by horobags » Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:16 am

capitano wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:46 pm
horobags wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:33 pm
Ged, would a airhawk cover improve things???? they are a great piece of kit, but not cheap.
Is it just me or an ageing thing, something Im noticing I do a lot nowerdays is when getting on the bike I have to do a ball rearrangement , otherwise I find myself sitting on me knackers!!
:lol: :lol: :lol: It's probably just you! Actually it isn't. I've had to do that for years now, even in the van and Mrs Capitano's car ... much to her annoyance.. :lol:

I tried an Airhawk. I like their business model a lot. Try it, and if it doesn't work, return it for a refund ... which is sadly what I had to do.

I've modified the seats on both my Cub and my W800 with inserted sections of memory foam with a perineum-friendly gap cut in. This is after lots of trial and error using memory foam pads, before I took knives to the seats.

On the Cub, it has pretty much been 100% successful. On the W, probably 80% successful, and to be honest, without mods that would alter the character of the bike, that's as good as I'm going to get.

In reality it's bought me some time to find the right scooter I can ride as stock. If I have to start modifying seats on a new bike ... it's the wrong bike. :D

Comfort is secondary to the seat not causing me harm in an area that is always going to be vulnerable now, post surgery. Richie's right in that flat seats are probably what I'm looking for. I have to sit on my sit bones and not have pressure on my perineum. Hence, what is a comfortable seat for normal folks could be positively harmful for me.

The criteria is quite simple:

1. Sub 200kg, 250- 300cc

2. Local main dealer that I trust

3. Seating position with a decent perineum gap as stock without modification

From my trips round said local dealers so far I've found several that meet (2) & (3) but nothing that satisfies all 3 yet.

I hoped that the X-Max 300 would. It didn't.

The search continues. 8-)
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Re: XMAX 300 query

Post by capitano » Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:06 am

horobags wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:16 am
sh 300.
capitano wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:46 pm
The criteria is quite simple:

1. Sub 200kg, 250- 300cc

2. Local main dealer that I trust

3. Seating position with a decent perineum gap as stock without modification
capitano wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:51 am
... a lack of Honda dealers anywhere close that I would set foot in.

The nearest one to me is 25 miles away, and I wouldn't buy a bike from them. The nearest one I'd trust is Dobles, and they are 45 miles away. If I'm going to buy a scooter I'd like to do so from a local, trusted, dealer.
Sadly, it's a Honda, meaning that it doesn't meet criterion number (2) otherwise I would have tried one by now. I suspect that it meets (1) looking on cycle-ergo, but I'll continue looking for now.

8-)

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Re: XMAX 300 query

Post by Has been maxi tours » Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:27 pm

I saw this on facebook can always rely on Vespa guys to solve a problem . :lol: :lol:

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Re: XMAX 300 query

Post by capitano » Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:43 pm

8-) :lol: Outstanding!

It reminds me of the Viz comic character, Nobby's Piles ..."I'm a martyr to me ceramics, I am."

It makes my solution on my Cub look professional.

That said, I bet it works a treat!

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Re: XMAX 300 query

Post by Capt. R Swipe » Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:18 pm

Have you spotted the location of the valve?!

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Re: XMAX 300 query

Post by Has been maxi tours » Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:40 am

It was posted as latest Scooter lab UK product with optional valve up the arse . :lol: :lol:

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Re: XMAX 300 query

Post by Ralph » Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:58 am

Self pressure regulating then.



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Re: XMAX 300 query

Post by eame64 » Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:56 am

Has anyone gone from the basic xmax300 seat to the comfort seat and if so is it any better?

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Re: XMAX 300 query

Post by orange1290 » Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:54 am

No problem with the standard seat. Ridden several 400km days without any issue and that's without freeway/motorway, so 7-8 hour days.
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