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Old 05-07-13, 03:22 PM   #1
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investment paid off today

couple of years ago I was going through a bargin bin at a bike shop.Picked up a saddle looked well made thought it was worth the 10 dollar asking price.Today after moving it from a shelf in the garage to another in the basement I installed it on the old schwinn.I looked it over and it is a Specialzed BG saddle.Took it for a ride today 1 1/2 hours and it felt good.
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Old 05-07-13, 04:12 PM   #2
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I got an E3 saddle the same way years ago. Lightweight and with Ti rails, at $15 or so, it was worth a try.

Verdict: Hard, but once you get used to it, comfortable. Now sold as a Kontact saddle for $120.
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Old 05-07-13, 04:16 PM   #3
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My spouse tried a BG saddle on the back of our tandem and she was not impressed/happy.
She is currently riding an old Bianchi/Avocet racing saddle, made in Italy.
Different butts like different saddles?!
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Um, yeah.

My long-time riding buddy swears by Selle Italia, has a Flite Ti on his old Epic...been using them as long as I've known him. I sat on his ONCE, and even tried one EXACTLY like it for a day. It was like sitting on a pine cone. MAIN REASON: sit bone width.

I ride a Selle SMP Trk, 165mm width V. 130mm for SI. Plus, I like the full-length cut-out.
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Each butt is different.
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