Wooden beads provide the movement and airflow riders need to stay comfortable in the saddle, mile after mile. Prevents “monkey butt” on extended rides. Proven by one million long-suffering taxi drivers over billions of miles. Available in four sizes and any color you want…as long as it’s black. Replace the tied on straps with the optional ROK Quick Release Straps for fast, easy on/off.
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Customer Reviews (13)
- Best optionReview by Zak
I've tried gel, sheepskin, foam and now the beads. The beads win hands down. After a day of riding (620 miles) and 10 miles from home I was thinking I could go another 100 but it was getting dark so I didn't. Now to get those fancy led lights.
I usually stand up to give the butt a break but I don't remember having to on either 600+ mile days.
I took it off when Minnesota turned cold thinking I didn't need the cooling any more, and noticed the difference right away and put it back on. Much more comfortable.
I wish I could find a bead seat with string and beads, I my truck the plastic will only last 3-4 years but I use it all winter. I figure the bead seat will last 10 years if I take it in out of the cold. (Posted on 11/21/14)
- Great comfort so farReview by Mike
- I ordered the BeadRider seat cover to combat the "Monkey Butt" I get when riding long distances in hot weather. The fit on my NT700V is excellent as is the comfort while riding. So far I haven't ridden a long distance over several hot days but I can feel the airflow under my tush so I know it will help. Looking forward to an extended test! (Posted on 7/16/14)
- Surprisingly comfortable!Review by STurgisSTeele
Very nice product! From the first time I sat on it, to the several hundred-plus mile trips, this BeadRider has been very comfortable. You can especially notice the air flow when the temps drop down a bit, so you know it's working.
Also, if it rains, the water doesn't pool.
Ultra easy installation and removal. If you can remove your seat, you can install this easily.
Overall, very pleased with the BeadRider and will be using it for a long time. (Posted on 7/15/14)
- BeadRider SeatReview by Russell
- The BeadRider seat was a pleasant surprise. It allowed air flow where needed to prevent 'monkey butt'. A cheap solution for a long distance rider. I just returned from my 3,800 mile trip to the BMW International rally in Salem, OR, arriving quite refreshed. (Posted on 7/30/13)
- good beadsReview by arthur
- works! makes seat more comfortable AND cooler (Posted on 7/19/13)
- Da BombReview by Richard
- Just got back from a tour of Colorado, and the BeadRider seat made a massive difference. NO Monkey Butt! I pretty much forgot about my derriere, which was far from the case without it (BMW R1100R.) Highly recommended. (Posted on 10/10/11)
- Not bad but not greatReview by Huss
- It works good to keep you cool, but a seat that hurts your butt after 100 miles still hurts your but it just isnt sweating as much. (Posted on 9/1/11)
- almost bearableReview by Cabman
- Beadrider is a big improvement to the DL650 seat, though I am still going to replace the seat soon, but will still use the beadrider (Posted on 8/27/11)
- Waaaay cool!!Review by "Maynard"
- No more monkey butt--these things work great. They make an unbearable seat comfortable. Hey, it works for NY cabbies, and it works on bike seats too. (Posted on 7/20/11)
- Cheaper than a CorbinReview by Jason
- Bought one of these last year at turning leaf rally. I rode to Kansas City then to Chicago on it. Loved it and cheaper than buying a 400 dollar corbin saddle. (Posted on 3/10/11)
- It worksReview by Big Al
- With the combination of cotton underwear, compression underwear (LD Comfort) and a BeadRider, I no longer get Monkey Butt on 500 mile days, or several. (Posted on 10/29/10)
- Low price, big improvementReview by David
Just the thing for travel,
to have between you and your saddle.
(Posted on 6/13/10)
- Low price, big improvementReview by Barnbaby
- World of difference between you and your saddle on a hot sweaty day. Best $30 I've spent in quite some time. (Posted on 6/13/10)