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    Saddle for my Downtube Nova

    After a seven mile haul on my new Downtube Nova my saddle I think needs replacing.

    I had some minor surgery on my lower back and pressure to the area has in the past caused a reoccurrence of my condition.

    I have read in some past threads that gel is not good because of how weight is handled, but it's more so about suspension? Opinions?

    Will I have a problem getting ANY saddle on a foldable?

    I also don't want a leather saddle!

    So if anyone could throw me some models I could research into, that would be swell!

    Thanks

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    Only after we get a review of the new NOVA!
    Bikes; dual drive Mezzo X2 bullbar previously owned brompton with mods. Also 3 birdies + downtube FS

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    Any saddle will fit your Nova. I strongly recommend the Specialized line called "Body Geometry"

    http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bc/...uipSaddlesRoad

    Or any Selle de Itália.

    http://www.selleitalia.com/

    Make sure the saddle meets your riding style and ischial tuberosity width.

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    Senior Member bhkyte's Avatar
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    I think you can also get a crane Creek trudbuster suspension seatpost which get good reviews in the downtube diametre.
    Bikes; dual drive Mezzo X2 bullbar previously owned brompton with mods. Also 3 birdies + downtube FS

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    Terry makes some nice men saddles. http://www.terrybicycles.com/saddles...cromoly-saddle
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    Sportourer have some nice models.

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    Cloud 9 gel seat w/ rubber "springs"

    i have heard might help if u adjust angle up.. front up one notch.. someone suggested that trick once..
    I LIKE my Cloud 9 gel seat w/ rubber "springs" ("tricolor") .. kinda wide, definitely comfy. a little wide b/wn the legs, but ok i think. i like the rubber springs. $20, plus 5 shipping on amazon. good luck! f

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