Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Okanagan Valley, BC CANADA
Bikes: Trek 7300FX, Lemond Sarthe
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I use the Brooks Team Pro on my Lemond and have put in thousands of comfortable km on it. The team pro needed about 1500 km to break in.
I use a Brooks B-17 on my hybrid (which I use for touring) where it's greater width is more comfortable in the more up-right riding position of the hybrid.
I found the B-17 very uncomfortable on my Lemond, it was too wide and chafed the inside of my thighs. The Team pro was ok to ride on when I started breaking it in on the hybrid, but the B-17 is definitely more comfortable on that bike.
So, I think the comfort of the saddle depends on your riding position: narrow saddle is best for a aero, prone position; wider saddle is better for upright positions.