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Where can you get a saddle like this?

Old 02-23-17, 07:15 PM
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Where can you get a saddle like this?

Saw a video with this bike in it today. The saddle says 'components' on it but I can't find it on the web. I like the way it slopes upward in the rear. Anyone know where I can get a saddle like that?

http://s1316.photobucket.com/user/sir_madam85/media/Bike_zps26bb9419.jpg.html

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Old 02-23-17, 07:20 PM
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To help you out.

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Old 02-23-17, 08:26 PM
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It's probably a Velo saddle... They make OEM saddles for a huge percentage of the market.

That style is sometimes referred to as a "whale-tail".
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Old 02-23-17, 11:34 PM
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its a Carrera brand saddle. Comes stock on the bike.

Google it and maybe you'll find some Ads for used/take off ones. That bike is a couple years old.
They make other saddles just like that though...Like Velo for example.

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Old 02-24-17, 12:05 AM
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The saddle in the picture looks angled down. I hope that the OP is not searching for this just based on looks.
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Old 02-24-17, 07:42 AM
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I believe Performance bike has a Forte saddle or two with a profile like that
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Old 02-24-17, 10:07 AM
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The OEM saddle on my Bianchi San Mateo was made by Velo and had a similar shape to that one. Not identical, but pretty darn close. As mentioned above, Velo saddles are often sold atop new bikes and since lots of people who buy bikes are specific about their saddles, a number of those saddles get removed and sold as "take offs". Should be pretty easy to find something similar on eBay. Velo sells saddles under their own name, too.

Fizik recently changed the shape of their Aliante models, but they still curve upward a bit at the rear. The current Aliante Gamma retains the older shape with the split tail.

The Charge Spoon and Fabric Scoop Radius are two other saddles that have a similar curve to their profile.
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Old 02-24-17, 10:18 AM
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the Velo Company is one of those who supply the OEM factories,
putting the bike brand on the many thousands they ship to the company.
So the Velo company, made the Carrera , logo, branded , saddle not the other way around as 4th post thinks..

Fizik and Brooks are now divisions of the Italian Selle Royale company,
consolidation is the name of the game in the business sector.


Yea 'Take off' are stock saddles , people want a different saddle, when they buy a bike,
so shops have those saddles selling for less.




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Old 02-24-17, 10:32 AM
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Originally Posted by TenSpeedV2 View Post
I hope that the OP is not searching for this just based on looks.
Why? Fit doesn't matter.

But seriously... I find it entertaining how different all of our tastes are. There are things I don't care for, like sloping top tubes on road bikes. But it's no big deal. I just not my preference. But that saddle pushes me beyond "Don't care for" territory and sends me directly to nauseaville. The kicked up rear mated to a drooping nose is beyond ugly to me. It's so bad it's almost offensive.
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