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    Brooks on a hybrid

    Anybody got a Brooks saddle on their Hybrid?

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    Well, heck yes! I started with the standard Brooks B17 and then put an Imperial on it and moved the B17 to the MTB. When I got the Crux a month or so ago, I moved the Imperial to it and the B17 back to the Mendota. I love them. Much better than the stock seats, but I haven't tried any other aftermarket seats to compare them to.
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    B17 here on my Trek 7.5.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Piratebike View Post
    Anybody got a Brooks saddle on their Hybrid?
    Yes, on my Rocky Mountain and wouldn't leave home without it.

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    B17 on my Motobecane Cafe Century. Love both

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    Not mine, but phx1973 posted this in the Commuter Bicycle Pics thread (can't get a link to the exact post):

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    Quote Originally Posted by Piratebike View Post
    Anybody got a Brooks saddle on their Hybrid?



    Like the AmEX card given a choice I wouldn't ride any bike without one!
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    6983103635_4ae56fcd5d_b.jpgB 15 on my Cannondale Quick 4

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    Also on my FG hybrid

    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    Brooks must be very comfortable (due to reviews and not my own experience) but to me they don't look very appealing. They kind of look like saddles from the old day. Just my opinion.

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    Brook.jpgBrooks B67 on a Specialized Crossroads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChowChow View Post
    They kind of look like saddles from the old day. Just my opinion.
    That's because they are. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    B17 on my Trek Multitrack 790.

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    B67 on Dr. Fine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChowChow View Post
    Brooks must be very comfortable (due to reviews and not my own experience) but to me they don't look very appealing. They kind of look like saddles from the old day. Just my opinion.
    Brooks is comfortable, but so are a lot of other seats. I think the best thing about a Brooks is the comfort and durability. Buy one seat and it should last you a lifetime. Had a lot of other seats wear out that were comfortable, but not durable. Like the classic leather look, its cool.

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    Yes I agree that comfort and durability is a plus. I just don't like the way it look (just a personal preference). Maybe on a comfort bike it may look sweet, but on a hybrid or road bike I don't know. Just a personal preference I guess.

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    I put the Brooks B68 on a Trek Navigator. It's designed for a more upright seating position and is very comfortable.


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    Just to keep this going a little longer, my new 7.4 FX with a B17 Standard...


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    I have a Brooks B17 on my Cannondale Quick 4.
    I couldn't imagine riding on any other saddle.

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    B17 on my 750, occasionally think of swapping for a flyer.

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    I love the way they look, but find them very painful to ride on. Even tried one of the expensive ones that had the pre-broken-in leather and springs. Took it for a 5 mile test ride and could barely walk afterward.
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