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Old 11-23-08, 06:50 PM
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Allay Saddles?

Hey y'all,

I'm looking at getting a new saddle. One of the options I'm considering is one of the Topeak Allay saddles. Anybody have any experience or opinions on these?

http://www.allaysaddles.com/

Thanks!
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Old 12-08-08, 11:08 AM
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Looks a bit awkward; but interesting - am also shopping for another saddle. Will follow closely what reactions come in. Up till now tried and an Sq lab saddle which caused lower back pain and a specialized BG avatar which caused numbness and pain... Saw that Allay saddles can be pumped up!
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Old 12-08-08, 11:12 AM
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I used one for awhile. It was very comfortable. Mine started to squeak after a week or so, so I returned it. I think it's worth trying if you buy it somewhere where you can return it.
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Old 12-09-08, 11:17 AM
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Just came in to test; a terry CTR carbon including cut out - will try and report.
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Terry saddle is very comfy; it seems to "give" a bit making the ride less harsh on cobbles. Still not completely happy; as after a 2 hour ride, I feel a little bit unpleasant in the left nut... - Maybe an anatomy matter... still think about going to the shop again. (....sheeez)
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Old 12-16-08, 06:53 PM
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Well thanks for the replies. A friend told me that I probably need a wider saddle. I'm tempted to try the Profile Design TT saddle. Thanks again guys and gals!
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Just received another saddle the Velo Pronto z1 - cheap and ... really nice!
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