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Old 05-07-20, 06:47 PM
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All about the chrome, rails, clamp and post, B-17.


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Old 05-07-20, 06:50 PM
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One fave steed

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Old 05-07-20, 07:10 PM
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B17 Narrow rail

How about a B17 Narrow Rail. They only made it for about 3 years from 1959 to 1961. Campagnolo made a special seat-post just for this (type of ) saddle (that I do not own). It sits on my 1971 Carlton Professional. When you look carefully on the top of the saddle, you can actually see where it says Campagnolo. Sorry, i can't read it in any picture so there is no use trying to send that to you.
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Old 05-07-20, 07:12 PM
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Old 05-07-20, 07:30 PM
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I'm going to have to go with Steve Brooks on Ponder, 1949 Kentucky Derby winner.

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Old 05-08-20, 09:14 AM
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My 1983 Super Course

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Old 05-08-20, 11:08 AM
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Old 05-28-20, 12:43 PM
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1974 Mirella with my favorite saddle.
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Old 05-28-20, 02:00 PM
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I’ve got B17 variants (or the French equivalent - Ideale 92 Diagonale) on all my bikes. Here’s my favorite:

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Old 05-28-20, 02:29 PM
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Heres a Honey Brown B17 on my 1992 Cannondale T1000


how about a Pro that is on my 1974 Paramount
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Old 05-28-20, 03:44 PM
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A B17 on my ‘83 Trek 620:

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Old 05-28-20, 04:04 PM
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B17 with titanium rails on my Roy Thame:


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NOS smooth top Brooks B5N...


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Old 05-28-20, 04:18 PM
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B17 Special on my Superior.

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Old 05-28-20, 05:44 PM
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Brooks Competition:

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Old 05-28-20, 05:58 PM
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B66.....'70 Raleigh Sports
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Old 05-28-20, 06:02 PM
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Not exactly vintage (2007 model), but rocks the Brooks nicely.
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Old 05-28-20, 06:39 PM
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New Swallow on Mike Appel

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Old 05-28-20, 08:09 PM
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My very well worn-in (not by me) 1991 Brooks Professional. Pre Softened! Luckily whoever had this before me had common sit bones spacing.




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Old 05-29-20, 12:19 PM
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I love my Brooks. I want to say it only took about 50 miles or so, before it felt broken in. It fits my bones right. Its extremely comfortable. And I think it looks beautiful.

B.17 Champion Standard





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Old 05-29-20, 01:04 PM
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here you go swift on 85 team miyata

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