I'm meeting someone to purchase a Brooks B-17 tomorrow. I'm excited since I think it will go nice with my vintage touring bike.
From the pictures it looks great, and the owner says there isn't a lot of use on it.
I know nothing about Brooks, but it seems like everyone around here says its the "s**t". For the price, I'm willing to give it a go.
I'm not liking my new InformRL saddle . . . no matter how I adjust.
What should I be looking for? What is the purpose of the tension rod? Are these really that nice? The painted rails, etc, don't bother me.
Given that fit is a personal thing, I loved my old saddle (San Marco Suede) it just didn't stand up.