me, too...me, too.
I'm an Arione guy, myself. My butt likes the "flex wings."
And really, about Brooks, I don't hate them but I do think they're overrated, sort of like the current batch of Martin guitars. And their fans are insufferable. I gave up on my Pro for a Unicanitor in 1976.
I looked in the case at the Brooks saddles the other day. Those things at $500! What the-
The more you ride your bike, the less your ass will hurt.
Someone wrote that they found a DF seat that they could ride a whole hour without pain and numbness----------impressive!!!! I ride my bent for hours on end with no pain or numbness at all.
Soneone else said he could invent a recumbent seat that would cause pain. Isnt that kind of silly. One of the main reasons that bent riders like their bents is the seats are comfortable.
Yen, I think Oilman meant it costs $500 in the whole trial and error process, not the price of the saddle you finally settle on.
The ones in the case behind lock and key did. I didn't notice the others.
You might want to try one of the allay saddles. See http://www.allaysaddles.com/?lkz=en They are modestly priced and work well for me anyway. Just another alternative that I think is worth trying if you haven't found anything you really like.
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