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    Best seat for under $25?

    Hi, I just recently purchased a Giant Cadex CFM-2 from a friend....used, but in great condition. However, it needs a new seat, the one he had on it is as hard as a rock. I'm on a budget and looking for a decent all-purpose seat for hopefully under $30, any suggestions? Has to have decent cushioning, as i am a heavy rider (220 lbs.) Hence, the purchase of the bike

    Thanks!

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    you can find a pretty good saddle online at any number of shops for around 20$.Jenson is very good also Pricepoint,Nashbar,Performance or just google bike parts for many more-you could also ask your local bike shop about used ,they end up with saddles returned with very few miles on them. If you do'nt feel weird about used saddles-just keep your nose off it till you get 100 miles or so on it(it will smell like you by then-I hear)

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    +1 on wtb. I've had good luck with a couple models of theirs.
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    I like WTB saddles. Here's an Ebay vendor selling a WTB Pure V for $17.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/WTB-Pure-V-Sport...3%3A1|294%3A50
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    That wouldn't be a certain ebay vendor, would it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dminor View Post
    That wouldn't be a certain ebay vendor, would it?
    I wish! Did you see the volume this guy has? No, my stuff, if I happen to have any is no more than 5 or 10 items at a time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by santiago View Post
    I wish! Did you see the volume this guy has? No, my stuff, if I happen to have any is no more than 5 or 10 items at a time.
    I found an old Bontrager FS2000 (I think) one time at an LBS for $10.00. It was in the discount parts bin. It also turned out to be one of the most comfortable saddles for mtb'ing I have ever sat on
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