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    The Spongy Wonder bicycle seat

    If you have used the Spongy wonder seat please tell us about it.


    http://www.spongywonder.com/

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    I bet they make you sign a legal release upon purchase.

    Looks like it might be a tad painfull if you mis align.

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    Originally posted by Greg
    I bet they make you sign a legal release upon purchase.

    Looks like it might be a tad painfull if you mis align.
    Ouch - the exposed saddle rails do look like they could hurt a man's ... err ... ahhh ....... pride.


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    Sing soprano instantly with the Auto-Castrator! Looks like it was designed by Spanish Inquisitors. Very nice!
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    Looks like the kind of seat you might use if you ride on airless tires.
    when walking, just walk. when sitting, just sit. when riding, just ride. above all, don't wobble.

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    What an awful looking saddle. Looks like you trade numb plums for bedsores on the butt. Are they serious about this product?
    If your bollocks ain't sore, yer ain't on yer boike!

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    Nothing new with this one. It is a rip-off of the "Comfort Seat" of the 1970's. I used one for about 18 months. It was a novelty. I suppose it would be welcomed by someone with a bad prostrate. Otherwise, it was just kinda nostalgic.
    Last edited by mike; 09-04-02 at 10:36 AM.
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    What about those that have big bums? I guess that might help, if they could get a larger version. (Hee-hee)

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    I seen a guy on a ride last weekend with a seat like that. Wasn't that seat but it was the basic design. He said that it took a couple of weeks to get used to it but now he wouldn't trade it for anything. He said that at first u feel like u'r falling forward on it till u get used to it. He did 110 miles that day.
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    Originally posted by mike
    Nothing new with this one. It is a rip-off of the "Comfort Seat" of the 1970's.
    They go back farther than that. I have seen a picture of something very like it in an ad from the 1890s. There IS nothing new under the sun.

    Originally posted by heybulldog
    He said that at first u feel like u'r falling forward on it till u get used to it.
    To which I can only say, "No, thanks." Anything that forces my weight onto my hands will never find a place on my bike.
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    If you would like a little more padding in that design theres the old standard http://www.heartlandamerica.com/cgi-...2&hiword=3522+

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    Yes, Hillyman, that is the '70's Comfort Seat exactly. It looks like they chinced the mounting hardware, but the seat pads are EXACT. They must have used old stock for the retro-build.
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    I thought it was called the "Easy Seat" in the 1970s. This is what happens when a noncyclist trys to design bicycle components. I'll keep my 30-year-old, 45K-mile Brooks Pro, thank you.
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    Originally posted by John E
    This is what happens when a noncyclist trys to design bicycle components.
    How cheap are these seats? Looks like you might be able to adapt them to be used as armpads for aero bars. |8^)

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    I would rather cycle with numb nuts and a sore arse, before I ever go near that saddle!!!

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    I would rather cycle with numb nuts and a sore arse, before I ever go near that saddle!!!
    C'mon guys. Admit it. We all want one of these saddles. It's just that we're going through a phase of denial. It's good to open up, let our true feelings come out.

    Slowly, but inexorably, I find myself drawn to one.
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    Bokkie, there is a saying from your part of the woods that goes something like this....dankie, maar nee dankie!!!

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    Bokkie, there is a saying from your part of the woods that goes something like this....dankie, maar nee dankie!!!
    See what I mean, denial.

    You will be assimilated. Resistance is futile.
    If your bollocks ain't sore, yer ain't on yer boike!

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    NO, NEVEEERRRRRR!!!!! The force is strong within me!!!

    I'll rather sit on this

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    If your bollocks ain't sore, yer ain't on yer boike!

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    Originally posted by poululla

    I'll rather sit on this
    Surely that's for those cold winter days?!

    Ellie

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    Personally I'd rather have Sheldon Brown's
    REAL MENS SADDLE
    as seen below.

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    Originally posted by John E
    I thought it was called the "Easy Seat" in the 1970s. This is what happens when a noncyclist trys to design bicycle components. I'll keep my 30-year-old, 45K-mile Brooks Pro, thank you.
    THAT'S IT, JOHN, You are correct! It was the 'EASY SEAT', not the 'Comfort Seat'. I goofed the name.

    Good memory, John.

    By the way, I will sell mine with the box for $35.00. It is in great shape.
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    This one here will sting a little.....a beehive on a bike, ouch!


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    Hey Bokkie, take a look at this baby!!!

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