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Old 09-23-11, 09:00 AM   #1
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Can anyone ID this saddle?

I can make out ADGP (?) and croupon on it. Came on my newly acquired 74' Raleigh Grand Prix.




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Old 09-23-11, 09:50 AM   #2
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ADGA. Cheap French saddle, common in the 70's.

"Croupon" means butt, as in butt leather ("cuir croupon"). They wrote it in French because it's a French saddle.
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Old 09-23-11, 09:53 AM   #3
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rhm beat me to it, but here's a Velobase link:
http://www.velobase.com/ViewComponen...m=106&AbsPos=3
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Yep, it's an ADGA. I have one just like it on my commuting bike - came off a Peugeot UO-8 that I bought in 1972. I find it very comfortable. Even though this was common on inexpensive bikes, and it is a couple of steps down from a Brooks or an Ideale, it is certainly worth using.

I think that it was not original on your bike, but still better than some of the replacement saddles out there.

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Old 09-23-11, 10:17 AM   #5
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That's it!

http://www.velobase.com/ViewComponen...m=106&AbsPos=3

And I can now barely make out the 28A on it.

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