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Old 05-22-18, 08:14 AM
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Any idea what brand or kind of saddle this is?





It is on my 1991 Trek 1200. It sits pretty decent. There also some letters on the back that the camera canít pic up that I think say Gel. The saddle sits pretty firm, but isnít really uncomfortable.



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Probably Vetta Gel. A pretty decent but common saddle. I don't think that by that point Trek was all Bontrager everything. Yours looks in bad shape if the cover has come unglued.
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Probably Vetta Gel. A pretty decent but common saddle. I don't think that by that point Trek was all Bontrager everything. Yours looks in bad shape if the cover has come unglued.
Awesome thank you. I am planning on replacing it, but I couldnít tell if there was more letters or not that had rubbed off where the Vetta part was.
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You can find pretty good / cheap saddles in the same style as it's a popular item to swap out. Saddles are one of the most customized pieces on a bike because it's really hard to ride an uncomfortable bike.
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Originally Posted by rocks in head View Post
Probably Vetta Gel. A pretty decent but common saddle. I don't think that by that point Trek was all Bontrager everything. Yours looks in bad shape if the cover has come unglued.
Yeah, Trek didn't buy Bontrager until 1995.

That cover could be re-glued on, but unless you really love the saddle, don't bother. Gel saddles tend to either get rock-hard or fall apart after several years.
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