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Old 03-27-08, 12:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Fueled by Boh View Post
I find my brooks saddle comfortable enough in terms of comfort on the 'sit bone' area, but I'm having trouble getting the saddle pitch right.
I either find myself pointing the nose of the saddle up, to put my sit bones where they're supposed to be, and ending up with the saddle nose too high -- or tilting the saddle nose down a bit, only to end up sliding onto the nose. both of these outcomes are supposed to have rather disagreeable long term effects. any tips?
You pretty much have to tilt it with nose a bit higher than tail to stay seated in rear, otherwise, as you have discovered, you'll keep sliding forward. That's a common experience of brooks users. Even after break-in you'll still slide forward if saddle mounted in neutral/horizontal position.
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