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Old 02-09-10, 07:08 PM   #1
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Fyxation leather button saddles now available

They just sent me an email about their new saddles. Here's the scoop:

Leather Button Saddles
- Classic styling with real leather cover
- Black, White or Brown Leather
- Chromoly Chrome plated seat rails with graduated marks for easy adjustment
- Padded with Ergo Cutout

More details can be found on their website.

Don't call me a spammer, just passing along an item of interest.
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Old 02-09-10, 07:56 PM   #2
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rebranded okami?
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If I buy one off of your recomendation and bend a rail while installing it, I'm gonna come to you for a return.
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looks like a summt branded regal knockoff i saw at a shop. it's a plastic shell with a small cutout in the plastic that's covered with padding and leather. i thought the leather was synthetic though.
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Whats up with the pricing, in a few seconds I was able to find the genuine, non-cheesy, and widely tested version for around the same price. Plus without the funky, corny decal. The titanium rail version of the regal is a bit more pricey, but honestly, what fixed gear rider is that concerned between the difference between chro-mo and reinforced steel rails?

Just sayin...
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Do not want. Brooks for life!
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Whats up with the pricing, in a few seconds I was able to find the genuine, non-cheesy, and widely tested version for around the same price. Plus without the funky, corny decal. The titanium rail version of the regal is a bit more pricey, but honestly, what fixed gear rider is that concerned between the difference between chro-mo and reinforced steel rails?

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+1, just buy a Regal.
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If I buy one off of your recomendation and bend a rail while installing it, I'm gonna come to you for a return.
I'm only posting their release, not a recommendation. But you'd have to get in line behind the guy that stripped his hub.
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I've got a Brooks, thanks.
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that's a really ugly brown leather.
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Whats up with the pricing, in a few seconds I was able to find the genuine, non-cheesy, and widely tested version for around the same price. Plus without the funky, corny decal. The titanium rail version of the regal is a bit more pricey, but honestly, what fixed gear rider is that concerned between the difference between chro-mo and reinforced steel rails?

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How come only the titanium regal has the smooth black leather? The cheaper one has that hideous "textured" leather. I'm in the market for a saddle, and while I think I'm likely just going to hold out for a Brooks, I'd be interested if they made the steel railed version with the nice cover.
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Whats up with the pricing, in a few seconds I was able to find the genuine, non-cheesy, and widely tested version for around the same price. Plus without the funky, corny decal. The titanium rail version of the regal is a bit more pricey, but honestly, what fixed gear rider is that concerned between the difference between chro-mo and reinforced steel rails?

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Shipping is $23, since Total Cycling is in the UK. I nearly bought a Brooks from them, until I realized the total cost would be more than elsewhere.
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Shipping is $23, since Total Cycling is in the UK. I nearly bought a Brooks from them, until I realized the total cost would be more than elsewhere.
Another 10 sec search and I found this: http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=S0068
Sure this version comes with some weird texture leather, but its $69 including shipping. And the leather on this regal looks like far better quality than that on the fxy saddles. How does fyxation expect a cheap, cheesy-looking knockoff to compete with the real italian deal for basically the same price? Same with their tires, I mean they do look sweet and otherwise Id buy them, but at $50 I would definitely be looking at some similarish looking and probably better quality randos for much cheaper.
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This! >>>>> http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...7&category=149 CF rules!
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that is the single coolest saddle i've ever seen.

if i had 900 dollars i'd get that saddle and a set of cane creek carbon wheels. to go on a kilo tt of course.
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Is it me or does the nose look sort of thick? Honestly I'd just go with an Okami for cheaper, or sack up and buy the real thing. I do like their tires though...
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Thanks for posting this Brian and for the kind words guys. The saddle is not a re-branded Okami. It was made to our specs. Plus its a leather saddle not synthetic. Let me know if you need any more info.

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Yes, scrod...a bit thick...
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I wish their whitewall tires weren't $50 a pop...they look great...
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