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Old 01-31-11, 10:48 AM
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+1 on B&L. I used to ride a Brooks too, but I figured it couldn't hurt to at least try these new seats fresh out of the Ergonomics revolution. After trying 6 different Specialized saddles and in varying widths, I finally found one that is the apple of my @$$'s eye.
I felt a little like I was exploiting B&L's generous saddle exchange program, and the different managers usually smirked when they saw "that saddle exchanging dude" coming back for a fresh one, but they never gave me any guff and I was careful to return the saddles with no marks at all on the rails, and re-zip-tied to their packaging.

Take your time and don't rush. I found some that were great, and I was tempted to simply stick with them; but why settle for a saddle that merely feels great if you can try out one that's even better?
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