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    Cardiff Cambria?

    I've been looking around for a new leather saddle, and the Cardiff Cambria caught my eye. Just wondering if anyone has ridden one, or any Cardiff, and what their thoughts are.

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    I bought the VO-8 from Velo Orange. I believe that and Cardiff come from the same Taiwan leather saddle maker. The pricing is competitive with Brooks.

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    There is a cardiff at the lbs i tried it. Its fine but the price. ouch.


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    i read that vo and cardiff are both made by a furniture company called Gyes whose owner is an enthusiast. these two models particularly caught my eye the other day:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Gyes-Leather-Bik...item563ee57931

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Gyes-Leather-Bik...item3360c3b52f
    smooth and fast?

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    I had a Gyes saddle for a short while. It literally made me feel like my penis was turning inside out. I hated it.
    Last edited by Scrodzilla; 11-19-10 at 07:55 PM.

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    so i guess that's a Gno
    smooth and fast?

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    it may vary person to person, but for the price, i'd be safe with the known and proven b17 for not much more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by James1:17 View Post
    i read that vo and cardiff are both made by a furniture company called Gyes whose owner is an enthusiast. these two models particularly caught my eye the other day:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Gyes-Leather-Bik...item563ee57931

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Gyes-Leather-Bik...item3360c3b52f
    I had a model very similar to the one in the first link for awhile, it was pretty comfortable but the leather started stretch away from the rivets after about 6 months of riding, I may have been pushing its weight limits a bit at around 190 pounds though.

    That said, I think the saddle in the second link is dead sexy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by James1:17 View Post
    i read that vo and cardiff are both made by a furniture company called Gyes whose owner is an enthusiast. these two models particularly caught my eye the other day:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Gyes-Leather-Bik...item563ee57931

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Gyes-Leather-Bik...item3360c3b52f
    I might try it. Just because I think it's sexy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by xkillemallx16 View Post
    it may vary person to person, but for the price, i'd be safe with the known and proven b17 for not much more.
    i agree with you. the only reason i would buy that blonde Gyes is because i don't think i could ever bring myself to pay full retail for a Swallow...and i don't wanna butcher a 17 either
    smooth and fast?

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    I have a new Cardiff Cornwall that I haven't put on a bike, yet.

    It looks well made and compares favorably to the Brooks B-17 for half the money.

    I guess I need to ride it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Cox View Post
    I have a new Cardiff Cornwall that I haven't put on a bike, yet.

    It looks well made and compares favorably to the Brooks B-17 for half the money.

    I guess I need to ride it.
    inside out wang or you didn't ride it.
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    smooth and fast?

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    inside out wang or you didn't ride it.
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