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Old 04-15-09, 03:54 PM   #1
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Best place to buy Brooks saddle in the U.S.A.

Yesterday was my birthday, and even though I don't need a saddle, I believe I deserve one. I want to give the leather saddle cult a chance. The entire concept of "breaking in" isn't appealing to me, but I still haven't heard someone complaining about their Brooks after getting used to it.

I am not sure if I want the Swift or the B-17 (to be butched into a more XXI century looks), but in one way or another, I do need a good source for them.

Anyone can point me into the right direction?

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Yesterday was my birthday, and even though I don't need a saddle, I believe I deserve one. I want to give the leather saddle cult a chance. The entire concept of "breaking in" isn't appealing to me, but I still haven't heard someone complaining about their Brooks after getting used to it.

I am not sure if I want the Swift or the B-17 (to be butched into a more XXI century looks), but in one way or another, I do need a good source for them.

Anyone can point me into the right direction?

Thank you in advance.
My recommendation would be Wallingford Cycles ie; Wallbike.

They have decent prices and a money back guarantee.

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+1 on Wallbike. The prices are a little higher than other places but they have a great return policy and offer excellent customer service. I'll pay extra for those any day of the week.
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Yea Wallbike for Brooks.
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Kelly's Bar. It's on South Washington Square in Lansing, Michigan. That's where I got my Brooks Professional, and I couldn't be happier.
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Nashbar has a B-17 on sale, with a + 20% off coupon, thru Friday.

Hard to beat their guarantee.

p.s. I got one from them for $50 last summer.
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Nashbar has a B-17 on sale, with a + 20% off coupon, thru Friday.

Hard to beat their guarantee.

p.s. I got one from them for $50 last summer.
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Thank you for all the feedback. Now the real question:

Dark Brown or Green!?
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What color bike?
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(and a Brompton S-type Raw Lacquer)
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Thank you for all the feedback. Now the real question:

Dark Brown or Green!?
Dunno...I usually buy the Honey I do have a couple of Black and one Brown...

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Don't use your credit card to buy from them without reading this first. Identity Theft and Nasbar?
Just use one of those virtual, one-time-use cards that most cards allow you to generate now. Even if stolen, not a big deal.
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Besides the suggestions listed already, I'll say, "Anywhere." My reasoning is that they sell quickly on Craigslist (or here on BF) if you decide you don't like it -- and you might not even sell it for a loss.
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Best place to by Brooks saddle in the U.S.A.

Well, why not buy one online such as amazon, overstock, buy.com.
And maybe try this site, sometimes it has deals.

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GREEN! I love my green saddle and the color is amazing. Honey is great too. I just ordered a Team Pro

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My recommendation would be Wallingford Cycles ie; Wallbike.

They have decent prices and a money back guarantee.
The last one that I bought was from Wallbike. For me the key was product selection because they stock all the models. I wanted to buy a Team Pro S for my wife. Can't find those just anywhere.
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