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Old 06-09-06, 11:47 AM
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If you were given Saddle choice

Ok, if you are allowed to own a WTB Laser V or Rocket V Team/Race (not SLT), which one will you choose?
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Old 06-09-06, 11:50 AM
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The post, those seats are REALLY uncomfy.
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erm I dunno, cause ive read MTBR posts about it and I cant decide which one is better, lolx, I wonder why you said its uncomfy XD comparing with how many people from MTBR posted that its a very comfortable saddle
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I like the Rocket V because it's narrower. I have one on my Coiler and I like it. But I don't think I would like it if it was on a hardtail (too much padding). My wife's Dawg has a Laser V and I don't find it as comfortable.
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Yeah, you need a third choice
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Saddles are a totally personal choice. The rule of thumb [or rule of bum, in this case] is: skinny ass, skinny seat; wide ass, wide seat.
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Originally Posted by Curt Kurt
Yeah, you need a third choice
Agreed. I like the Serfas Deep Grooves personally.
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neither. I just stopped using WTB seats. any of them. too frickin wide in the thigh area when compared to others. that means more power on climbs and better thigh grip on long, steep downhills with the skinnier seat since my thighs are so large. I was riding almost bowlegged with the newer type WTBs
Im using a E3 to see how well it holds up before plunking down the big $ for the seat it mimicks. Fizik
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Originally Posted by wheelhot
Ok, if you are allowed to own a WTB Laser V or Rocket V Team/Race (not SLT), which one will you choose?
I'd pick the Rocket V Team. I've been riding a Rocket V ProGel for a couple years and love it. In fact I just replaced it with a Rocket V SLT which I like even better. The ProGel will be going on my single speed build.
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I use a Speed V on my commuter. Its ok, nothing to write home about though.

My specialized BG is much nicer.
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The Rocket V is my favorite saddle ever.
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Hmm, I wonder why Rocket V is like the most popular WTB Saddle, its lowest end model is heavier then Laser V base model, is Laser V base model more expensive then Rocket V saddle which has the same weight?
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