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    Senior Member gowfermike's Avatar
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    Best Saddle for Little Bro

    My little 248 pound brother is having problems starting a thread but has obtained a classic Trek 530 and would like to get some ideas on the best saddle. My thanks to all.

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    Out fishing with Annie on his lap, a cigar in one hand and a ginger ale in the other, watching the sunset. Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Well, best I can say is to first, get the sit bones measured. Having the right width saddle is critical. Too narrow hurts and so does too wide. If there's a Specialized dealer around, they have a tool called the Ass-O-Meter (Not kidding on the name). It's essentially a slow recovery memory foam pad that holds the indentations of the sit bones long enough to measure them. After that, look at Brooks. Wallingford Bikes has a deal with a 6 months, no questions asked return policy on Brooks.
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