Spencer Seats Mod - Numbness

David Beard davidebeard at comcast.net
Wed Sep 19 10:37:11 PDT 2007

I'm going home to check my nuts tonight!

Thanks Paul!

Paul Landry wrote:
> Dave..
> I was having the same problem with numbness in the neither regions too..
> The last time I had the bike apart to replace the steering head bearings I
> had a thought (happens every now and then)..  
> The gas tank on the GPz is rubber mounted and should not transmit the
> vibrations I was encountering, could even feel it putting my hand on the
> tank when running.
> The two bolts at the back of the tank are in rubber isolation grommets.
> But..  Me being the character that I am, I always over tighten everything..
> If not for torque wrenches I would break most things..  It is a genetic
> thing, my father is the same way!..  ;-)
> When I put the tank on last time I purposely did not tighten it as much as I
> normally do, still snug but not torqued til I turn blue..  Found it made a
> very noticeable difference..  I have had 4 long day rides since and have not
> suffered the numbness that I was getting in just 20 mins. of riding before..
> You may not be guilty of this, but thought I would mention my experience..  
> Cheers.. 
> Paul W. Landry
> P_Landry at telus.net

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