Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - women fixies
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01-21-05, 03:17 AM
What saddles are you girls riding? I'm considering the Brooks women's proffesional (racing saddle). I don't really like the way Terry saddles looks. I'm race minded yet comfort minded at the same time. Something that looks nice but will be comfortable for long rides. Suggestions?
01-21-05, 04:03 AM
My housemate uses Terry Elia and Selle SLK. For long rides, and on the fixie, she's on other Terrys. (Yes, she does have four bikes!)
I use the regular Brooks Professional. I like it. I might try a women's professional next time, but I'm really happy with this one.
01-21-05, 08:57 AM
My wife bought what seems like a really nice Terry Butterfly about three our four months ago. She loves it.
(I just realized that I'm posting in the fixed forum and so you were probably talking about a saddle on a fixed bike. Hers is not.)
01-21-05, 08:58 AM
I'm a dumbass who can't read. You said no Terrys. Sorry.
I can't stand Terrys either, but was suckered into the Damselfly's sweet graphic, race design, and titanium rails. Got it for Xmas and although it looks fine and is hela-light, let's just say I ain't taking it on any long rides (>2 hours). The reviews I've read of it have said the same thing. It's my fixie seat and works well for around town. Oh well it's all about how you pose, eh? ;)
I also have a +10 y.o. Avocet titanium women's seat that I will use until it crumbles apart. It's been on double centuries no problemo. Next saddle will definitely be the Brooks Pro though.
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