Old 06-06-11, 09:30 AM
KonAaron Snake 
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Originally Posted by rhm View Post
Do you have any idea why the Regal is hurting you? My experience suggests there are two issues: padding cuts off circulation, while plastic and foam inhibits the movement of moisture. So the ideal saddle has no padding and no vapor barrier. That's why leather is good. I wonder if you can have someone dye a leather saddle white....
I'm not sure...it feels like strain...as though it's pressing too hard into me. I know I don't get that with a Brooks B-17 or a broken in Pro. The Regal is fine for one long ride a week...or several shorter ones...but I'm putting in over 100 a week right now, most of it on the Marnati, and the repeated riding is hurting and catching up to me.

Roger - they did make a White Brooks Pro, but good luck finding one. They made 250 and they were around $300 as I recall. I had the chance to buy one and didn't last year.
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