Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Pacific Northwest
Bikes: A green one, "Ragleigh," or something.
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Originally Posted by JohnDThompson
I suspect this might be so. I used a plastic Arius saddle on a bike for a while, no problems, but after a sub-zero winter ride found this:
Hahahahahahaha. That looks exactly like a an olde Grand Prix saddle I bought on eBay, only I put about 150 more holes in mine, using my benchtop drill press. It's my first experiment in drillium, and it's still
harder than a brand new Unicanitor. My next step is to get a larger drill bit in the chuck and make those holes bigger. I'm saving it for the drop bar conversion I'm building on the $100 clunker contest thread.
Big thanks to Noglider for starting this thread, I've had that waffle saddle on my eBay watch list for about 6 months, but something has stopped me from pulling the trigger. I've almost bought that thing at least a half a dozen times.
● 1971 Grandis SL ● 1972 Lambert Grand Prix frankenbike ● 1972 Raleigh Super Course fixie ● 1972 Peugeot UE-18 Mixte ● 1980 Apollo "Legnano" ● 1982 Bianchi Limited ● 1984 Nishiki Landau ● 1984 Peugeot Vagabond ● 1985 Trek 600 ● 1985 Shogun Prairie Breaker ● 1986 Univega Nuovo Sport ● 1986 Merckx Super Corsa ● 1987 Schwinn Tempo ● 1990 Cannondale ST600 ● 1993 Raleigh Technium ● 1996 Kona Lava Dome ● And a Bike to Be Named Later ●