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    Specialized Toupe weight issues?

    Is there any weight restictions for this saddle since it has Ti rails?
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    Never used one but do have 2 Terry Fly saddles with ti rails. I'm anywhere from 220- 245 lbs. Put 13,0000 miles on one of them with no problems. I was worried about the ti after many of the horror stories I've heard, but no problems.

    My wife rides a lady's Specialized Dolce with cro-mo rails. She weighs much less than I but still an Athena. Her crom-mo rails broke under her weight. I was shocked but Specialized did replace it no Q's asked. I was really surpised that it broke though!

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    I have the Alias which has hollow titanium rails and I have had no issues. I am down to 286 as of this morning.

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    I have a toupe.

    From what I hear the frame of the toupe will give way before the rails.

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    I've had one since last year - about 700 miles on it thus far.

    My weight has held steady between 173 and 180 pounds - I've read some
    people who were in excess of 200 pounds had issues but your mileage may
    vary.

    Check the reviews over at roadbikereview on this saddle too.

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    I have one with about 2000 miles on it. Weight stays between 260-275 and have had no issues with it.

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    Over the last year I went from 220 to 180 and rode 13k miles on my touple, plus alot of trainer miles.
    Currently logging 900 miles per month. =0
    Quote Originally Posted by I-Like-To-Bike View Post
    In some scenarios women might enjoy a few extra inches.

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