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Old 11-24-16, 09:28 AM
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"Custom" Anti-Theft saddle

maybe old news, but a bit interesting. Easier than taking entire saddle/post with you.
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Old 11-24-16, 09:42 AM
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Selle Royale also owns several other brands.
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I'd worry that the plastic lock mechanism would develop a bit of play over time.
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Old 11-24-16, 10:52 AM
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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
Selle Royale also owns several other brands.
Indeed. I'm wondering actually if the Brooks Cambiums (made in Italy) are actually made at the Fizik or Selle Royal facilities.
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Possible since They own Fizik too ..
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Originally Posted by jon c. View Post
I'd worry that the plastic lock mechanism would develop a bit of play over time.
+1

We'll probably be adding this to the list of things to check when dealing with mysterious creaks and clicks.
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Old 11-24-16, 11:26 AM
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Originally Posted by FBinNY View Post
We'll probably be adding this to the list of things to check when dealing with mysterious creaks and clicks.
After I waded through the first ultra-hipstery minute of that video, all I could think was, "Man, that's gonna start making noise almost immediately."

But then again, the market is obviously the urban commuter crowd, so the appeal is definitely outside my wheelhouse. I rode by a lady on an old step-through frame bike, whose drivetrain was making so much noise I could hear it from 200 feet away.
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Might be kinda uncomfortable riding if you forget the top.
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Old 11-24-16, 12:48 PM
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Do you put a different top on if you ride in khaki trousers?
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Apparently it's meant for young butts.
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Old 11-24-16, 07:57 PM
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You mean you can just flip a switch on the bottom and steal the saddle top?
I believe a thief could easily ride away without the saddle top on, then just replace with a previously stolen saddle top.

I don't understand....
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Old 11-24-16, 08:35 PM
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I don't understand....
Neither do I.

Thief will just steal the seatpost, remove the base and throw it in the garbage and the owner is left with the top half of a saddle.

Seems more like a gimmick or fashion statement in search of a problem to solve.


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Old 11-25-16, 01:33 PM
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Where are the springs..?
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Um, no. The hipsterish intro was the first indication the product probably isn't right for me -- "Davide is an artist" (yep, that's David with an 'e'). Ugh.

Squeaking rattle gadget in less than a month is my guess. But of course, YMMV!


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