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Old 03-07-23, 07:29 PM
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Cloud 9 bike seats?

I figured I'm in this group (age wise) someone will steer me in the right direction?

I love the Cloud 9 bike seats, I found a Cruiser saddle that I can go for 3 hrs no problems.
I ride a hybrid in an upright position. What other Cloud 9 models would you recommend?
I'm about 5' 8" around 185 lbs.

Some say the older cloud 9's are better than the newer ones?

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Old 03-07-23, 08:16 PM
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For reference, here is the Cloud 9 Cruiser Select saddle (OP may not have link posting privileges).

I'm not an advocate of upright cycling, but for those who are, I would recommend a saddle from one of the mainstream saddle manufacturers, like Selle Italia.

Here's the Selle Italia version of a comfort saddle:

Ride, Rest, Repeat

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Here's what I like, complete with photos:
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Thanks, I'll check it out.
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I am in the camp that believes a comfortable saddle needs to start with sit bone width - whether one sits mostly upright or rides in a more aero position. When one gets that determined then the amount of padding, shape for thighs to avoid chafing when pedaling, cutouts/split rail and other factors may confuse the saddle decision.

using the info from Specialized to determine their best saddle for my bottom, based on sit bone width = indicated their narrowest. I did not buy, but that model did come closest in design appearance to my most preferred saddles.
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