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Old 11-07-22, 09:56 PM
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Show Me Your Saddle

When I look at pics on the forum, particularly ride photos from C&V gatherings, I'm rather overloaded with the sheer variety of saddles. Some are period correct, some are the newest, latest, and greatest. There is something for everybody, well, one hopes so!

I myself have both alt:



und neu:



What might be supportin' your behind?

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Old 11-07-22, 10:16 PM
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Old 11-07-22, 10:24 PM
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I'm a San Marco guy - one Regale and one Rolls. I do have a Cambium on my commute bike that is tough as nails.


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Here is my favorite saddle (seat). Sorry for the crappy pic, but it is what I had laying around. Infinity seat, most comfy thing ever!
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Terry Falcon Y meets Velo Pronto SL-Z3. I like to keep the weight down on my long-distance, vintage bikes.
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Old 11-08-22, 06:12 AM
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Is this one an Isca?
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Old 11-08-22, 06:41 AM
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All my saddles are from the same gene pool.

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Selle Italia Sprint suede with added Cyclo bag loops.
Original to the bike, so 1981 ish: https://velobase.com/ViewComponent.a...cae22&Enum=106
Surprisingly comfortable, but showing its age.



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Old 11-08-22, 07:14 AM
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Nothing but Flites on the fleet

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Early Selle Royal CX, well broken-in and very comfortable. Caveat - this design needs to be very finely adjusted and can be very uncomfortable otherwise. Prior to dialing in, this would have been a candidate for use during the Spanish Inquisition.

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Well loved Ideale 90

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B17 Narrow



Brooks Professional. Has about 20 years and over 25,000 miles on it. The frame has been replaced.




My go to mountain bike saddle. Oddly most of them are the red with titanium rails.



Brooks B17 Special with titanium rails



Brooks B17 Alpe d'Huez



A Serfas Moots saddle. It is on a Moots.

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Ideale #87 on the Stella that was given to me


Brooks B17, Brooks Pro , and Cinelli #3


Medici branded Concour
All well used and loved . I would say that most of my bikes are Brooks Pro and Team Pro . I have two of the Cinelli #3 saddles and those are probably my favorite for long rides . The Concour is very comfy but I have only had it for a little while so we'll see!
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In no particular order: Persons No. 77 Deluxe, Lepper Tourer, Sella Italia Epoca, Gyes TI-17a, Selle Anatomica NSX



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I always think that my Selle Supercorsa is a great asset for my Centurion Ironman .
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Bought at the co-op because it was odd. Suede Selle Royal Futura. Yet to be put on a bike.

Sorry for the crappy pic…
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While I ride Brooks on almost all my bikes and probably have around 3 dozen of them, here are a couple of outliers, Seamless and Unicanitor.




And an Ideale flat rail.

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Is this one an Isca?
3ttt - probably a Type A:



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I like the classic leather saddles. They generally work well for me and I like how they look. I prefer them with a little beausage. My latest acquisition is this Idéale 90:


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I like Selle Flites on relatively newer bikes that I put the most miles on. Generally like San Marco Supercorsas on vintage bikes, but will also often find a saddle that matches chronologically and aesthetically. I like, for example, the way the Super Turbo's world stripes pick up on on the bands and transfers on many bikes, Colnagos included (Turbos are super heavy too though!). And Assos saddles because they're cool and I have Swiss heritage!

Just fixing up a bike that came with an Avocet Racing III. It's pretty comfortable and surprisingly light. Does anyone ride one of these?
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Rola 34 by iabisdb, on Flickr

Frejus 56 by iabisdb, on Flickr

Frejus Saddle 03 by iabisdb, on Flickr

Frejus023 by iabisdb, on Flickr

Frejus 36 by iabisdb, on Flickr



Scambio 105 by iabisdb, on Flickr

Milano Saddle 3 by iabisdb, on Flickr

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A Brooks sprung saddle that's been revived thanks to saddle soap and plenty of Proofide.
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