Living ruraly as we do, there tends to be a lot of cyclists whizzing around the roads and foothills nearby. If that's your idea of fun then furry muff but one thing: Why buy a bike with a ridiculously narrow seat then buy padded shorts? You could own but one seat that needs no extra finery and not have to adorn your posterior with a myriad of expensive shorts that fulfill the role of the current poorly designed seat that sits atop your push-rod.