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    Saddle selection: Track vs Road

    It took me two years and at least a dozen models to find the perfect saddle for my ride bike. I was having trouble with the usual suspects, saddle sores and numbness, but found the solution in the Specialized Romin. I'm just getting into track racing and am wondering if I should use the same saddle, or go with something else considering the different bike fit, positioning and length of ride time. Any suggestions?

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    I would think that if the Specialized Romin is working for you on your road bike it work equally well on a track bike. I run the same saddle on my track & road bike and my butt is happy.

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    I use a Specialized Toupe on my road and track bikes. You will spend more time riding on the "rivet" (nose) on the track bike than your road bike.

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    There is no difference. If anything, you will have less saddle issues in general as most races only last between 5-15 minutes or so.

    Stick with what you know works...until you start using aerobars in time trials. Then you have to start all over again

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    I use the same saddles on my road and track bikes as well: fizik ariones.

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