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Old 08-19-07, 12:07 PM   #1
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A question about a Brooks saddle.

The other day I found a trash bike with this beautiful saddle:

the question is: why is this leather cut in front? I don't think it was "home made" because I've see pics of the same model (professional) with and without the cut.
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Old 08-19-07, 12:24 PM   #2
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It saves 3 grams.
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Old 08-19-07, 12:47 PM   #3
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I think it is to provide better access to the adjustment bolt,

Give the saddle a good coat of leather balm and ride it. It will shine up sweet.
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