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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 07-17-09, 01:36 PM   #1
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Is using a MTC/XC saddle on a road bike a no-no?

I'd post this in the Road Bike section, but think I'd get blown up. Someone has offered me an SDG Bel-Air RL ffor next to nothing, and I am wondering if I can use this on a straight road bike. Good idea, or no?
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Old 07-17-09, 02:23 PM   #2
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Worth a try. Worst case, it'll be uncomfortable. Best case, it'll be fine.

Next to nothing sounds like a good price to experiment at.
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Old 07-17-09, 02:25 PM   #3
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It's a long story why, but I'm using a ridiculously light road saddle on my mountain bike. I can't imagine that going the other way would be a big deal. lol The saddle will either fit your butt or it won't.
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Old 07-17-09, 02:42 PM   #4
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A few years ago Price Point had the Bel Air for $5 apiece. I've run on on my Pinarello and Mongoose ever since. I wish I would've bought four instead of only two.
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Right on, thanks all. I'll give it a try, and see what happens and let you all know what I think.
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