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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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    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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    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.

    -G

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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.

    Thanks guys!

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