anyone out there have my problem? i believe the standard sitbone wingspan is 3 inches and i measured mine at 5.. on a standard brooks B-17 my sit bones are over the rivits which is not a place of comfort.
ive never been able to find a saddle that works for me and now i know why. im not a heavy person at all but im very tall so i guess my frame is wide. i went ahead and ordered the brooks B-68 because its 210mm wide in the sit zone which would put my 5 inch spread in the right place,, supposably... ill be using this saddle on my touring bike which is setup with the bars roughly an inch above the seat so my posture will be mildly upright when im on the tops and stretched out when on the hoods or drops. heres my fear... because of my wideness, i will most likely break the saddle in on the outside area and create a huge "ridge of pain" down the center. in the forward position this will probably give me the numbness. im going to be spending months at a time in this saddle and i have aspirations to some day propigate my seed. i think you get where im going with this. anyway. i was considering modifying it with the contraversial selle anatomica cutout... ive seen it done to the b-17 but never the b-68.
i dont know.. basically what i really want is to hear from other people who have my problem and what kind of solutions they have come up with.. is there a better saddle out there for my "situation"?
thanks in advance.