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Saddle For Sister-In-Law

Old 03-16-14, 07:07 AM
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Saddle For Sister-In-Law

My sister-in-law has a 20 year old Raleigh hybrid. She's got one of those cushioned saddles with springs but it's developed a rip and needs replacing. She doesn't do any sustained riding and only rides a few times a year. Her riding consists of riding with her young kids around the block or riding in a paved campground path. I'd be shocked if she was on the bike more than 20 minutes at a time.

Any suggestions?
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I think that saddles are so personal you pretty much have to pick out your own.

In my time I've sold hundreds of "Cloud Nine" saddles from J&B. They are big, wide, cushy and not too expensive. I'd never pick one for myself but lots of folks who ride like your sister-in-law seem to like them. You need to position a Cloud Nine to give more knee bend at the bottom of the pedal stroke.
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Take-offs at the LBS,,, came off new bikes that the buyer wanted something else ,
so they're actually new.

but cheaper than if sold separately ..
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