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Update of my Specialized Romin Evo Expert Saddle (36 mile ride)

Old 03-11-13, 12:49 PM
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Update of my Specialized Romin Evo Expert Saddle (36 mile ride)

I did a ride yesterday (B) (2800 Foot Climb)
Total 36 miles

Here is the info, Saddle has completely removed numbness
Its a fairly hard seat (which I like) and yes I am alittle sore in the inner thigh area in the rear of my hammies but I believe this is more of a winter time thing. I have only been able to ride short distances threw winter and a stationary bike so I will keep riding and report back in a month.

Comfort was great and it soaked up bumps very well (TI RAIL)
IMO anyone looking for a seat that will help with numbness should look into the ROMIN EVO EXPERT

I am very happy with the purchase
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Old 03-11-13, 12:52 PM
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I've been on a Toupe for 4 years now and never looked back. I tried out the Romin for a little while but couldn't get used to the way the back curves up. I just preferred something flatter. Still a great saddle though, no doubt.
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Old 03-11-13, 01:22 PM
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I also have a romin evo and with all due respect - no one saddle is right for everybody. I tried a Toupe for about 10 miles and hated it immediatley and yet here you have Tober right up there ^ who has a strong preference.

Try a bunch, that's what I say.
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I have an older Alias that I LOVE. The stock saddle on my Sirrus (now sold) was real nice and comfy as well. I seem to do well with 143-155 Specialized FLAT saddles.
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I agree, just giving some info..
My stock seat was kinda similar to the romin in design but I think the padding was cheap (OVAL R300) and wore out and once that happened numbness in the junk....I really like the romin evo expert 146ish ( for me)

I did legs the day before (squatted, hammies, extens and calfs) so my soreness couldve be delayed from lifting? I will get out wed for a ride and report back....I can tell u guys I wont be doing legs 24hrs before a B ride again
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Similar experience with the Romin pro -- amazing, for me. The key was the channel going all the way to the nose.

BTW, keep your receipt. Apparently they have a habit of failing after a while -- a crack can develop in the casing. Specialized is good about replacing them, so no biggie.
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