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Old 02-03-16, 07:16 PM
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Originally Posted by MZilliox View Post
Part of the reason is the Singer effect, which is then multiplied by the Weigle effect. Since these Wonderful constructeurs featured the Ideale saddle on their bikes, they have set the bar for the French style Randonneur bike. It is all the fashion to feature an Ideale saddle on your rando bike as well. the modern option is of course Gilles Berthoud. You don't lose too many cool points with a Berthoud.
No cool points lost with a Berthoud, but my rear votes no.

I have the old Ideale 90 on my Bilenky and it feels great.

In addition, I'm keeping my new Ideale 90 for my super secret project bike.

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