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Old 05-20-08, 07:52 AM   #1
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This saddle has got to hurt!

Saw this one on Craigslist. http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/bik/687757683.html

OUch.
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Old 05-20-08, 08:32 AM   #2
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Brings back fond memories of Sheldon's REAL MAN SADDLES:

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/real-man.html
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Old 05-20-08, 09:14 AM   #3
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Saw this one on Craigslist. http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/bik/687757683.html

OUch.
Maybe that's why it only has one mile on it
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Old 05-20-08, 12:47 PM   #4
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It doesn't look comfy, but if I had a choice between it and one of those super thin carbon fiber road saddles, I'd take the rattan one.
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Old 05-20-08, 01:26 PM   #5
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It doesn't look comfy, but if I had a choice between it and one of those super thin carbon fiber road saddles, I'd take the rattan one.
I'm sure the ratan saddle would leave an interesting pattern on the bottom
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Brings back fond memories of Sheldon's REAL MAN SADDLES:

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/real-man.html
Or Merry Saddle's REAL WOMAN saddles, merrysaddles.com/

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