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Originally Posted by awgrbr View Post
1. Will it fit on my standard old road seatpost? (like, totally right?)
2. Will it be really really uncomfortable? (cmon, BMX dudes don't sit on their seats)
3. Does a BMX seat have really different look/proportion that will be patently absurd on a road frame?
4. Other suggestions for saddles? (if you post a link to the fizik hotness, I will explode with desire (again), collect myself (again), and come to the conclusion (again) that it makes no sense to put that on my cheap ass commuter bike.)
5. Why do BMXerz call em "seats" while road dudez call em "saddles?"
6. Why do I kinda want pegs? (you know, for taking chicks home from bars...)

BFSSFG fashionistas I await your judgment.
1) Probably not. If it fits it will be a VERY tight fit. The rails on road bike saddles are 7mm thick. The rails on BMX seats are 9mm thick. When I used to ride BMX, I'd run BMX seats on ultra light road seatposts (Thomson) and it was a B*tch to squeeze the rails into the clamp.

2) Probably.

3) That's up to you.

4) The saddle is the #1 upgrade for new bike owners at bike shops, so every bike shop has a box of stock saddles (road and MTB) that customers had replaced. You can get them for like $10.

5) ?
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