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How can I identify the model of a Brooks Cambium saddle?

Old 02-13-24, 04:47 PM
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How can I identify the model of a Brooks Cambium saddle?

This Brooks Cambium saddle was donated to our charity. I need some help identifying the model. It looks like a good match for a C15 online. We will sell it and want to be very clear as to the model.

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it says right on it that it is a C17 final answer......specifically a C17 special......
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Duh. Thanks. That’s my laugh of the day, My eyeglasses are out for new lenses and I didn’t see the C17 either in the pics or in real life. I never thought to scrutinize the rivets closer. Hope all the readers enjoyed this one.
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Back again.. Brooks site doesn’t show a cut out for a Special. Does “carved” mean cut out?
Is this an old model with the steel frame and logo plate? All new ones show black rivets and a different “rear view”
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Originally Posted by rcommbikes
Back again.. Brooks site doesn’t show a cut out for a Special. Does “carved” mean cut out?
Is this an old model with the steel frame and logo plate? All new ones show black rivets and a different “rear view”
C17- standard size and all weather top.
C17s- same saddle but 2cm shorter nose(sometimes called a women's model, but it's just a saddle).
C17 Special- a throwback to the old C17 with a cotton top.



Based on the carve, cotton top, and silver rails- I'm guessing it's an older original version.
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For good or ill, this supports what the so-called "progressives" say .....You are not supposed to force your categories on the saddle, let it self-identify and accept what it tells you.

(Seriously, six posts before someone made the obvious joke? Is this no longer BF?)
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Originally Posted by Maelochs
(Seriously, six posts before someone made the obvious joke? Is this no longer BF?)
I only tell jokes that are actually funny.

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Originally Posted by mstateglfr
I only tell jokes that are actually funny.
"Freedom!!!!!"

(Not worth it to look up the gif ... imagine Mel Gibson getting his guts ripped out, if you like.)
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