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Driving tonneau cover for bad weather #599361
14/10/19 06:43 PM
14/10/19 06:43 PM
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So has anyone devised a cover that keeps you dry and warm in bad weather? I'm thinking something like a canoe spray deck utilising stretch neoprene to provide a snuggish fit round your shoulders. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Re: Driving tonneau cover for bad weather [Re: Landy] #599373
14/10/19 07:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Landy
So has anyone devised a cover that keeps you dry and warm in bad weather? I'm thinking something like a canoe spray deck utilising stretch neoprene to provide a snuggish fit round your shoulders. ๐Ÿ˜‰


I think they call that a quadracycle innocent


Rodger
2018 M3W "Dreamers on the Rise"
2004 Plus 8 (wife's)
old Goldwings and a couple of Harleys
Re: Driving tonneau cover for bad weather [Re: Landy] #599374
14/10/19 07:37 PM
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Use your tonneau on your lap back to front with the zip undone by 18โ€ to allow for the gear stick & hand brake to protrude. It tucks in each side and sits snugly under the steering wheel.

As for a canoe type spray deck the steering wheel sits too high to allow that

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Re: Driving tonneau cover for bad weather [Re: Landy] #599403
14/10/19 10:53 PM
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Just use normal tonneau. Fiddle with the zippers and lift the dots until you get it right.

Re: Driving tonneau cover for bad weather [Re: Mark H] #599434
15/10/19 08:29 AM
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Not to mention the occasional need to see the instruments.

Re: Driving tonneau cover for bad weather [Re: Landy] #599441
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You can not get any wetter than wet . You will get used to it and learn to grin when you climb out of your mog with your trousers wet just like you did not reach the loo in time wave and smile at people they are unable to work you out . I was bringing the mog back home looked at the sky " will it or won't it . Typical 1/2 way back him up there turned the taps on FULL HOLE . Water running over the ton cover into my crotch and down my face , by the time I got home soaked to the skin and one huge skid on a roundabout , lucky no cars at the time . It took a few weeks to dry everything out INCLUDING ME .

Re: Driving tonneau cover for bad weather [Re: Landy] #599471
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I carry vortex rain gear for that possibility. Get out slip the pants over whatever I am wearing, put on the upper shell and get on with the slower drive.


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Re: Driving tonneau cover for bad weather [Re: Landy] #599474
15/10/19 01:27 PM
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I am using my sailing gear, always warm and dry except my head

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Re: Driving tonneau cover for bad weather [Re: Landy] #599544
15/10/19 06:35 PM
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I have ridden two wheels for over 40 years.... people often ask, "what do you do when it rains".... I answer, "get wet"


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2018 M3W "Dreamers on the Rise"
2004 Plus 8 (wife's)
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