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I just ordered a Selle Anatomica Titanico saddle

Old 04-18-06, 07:08 PM
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I just ordered a Selle Anatomica Titanico saddle

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saddles have been causing me much grief this spring. I decided to bite the bullet
and get a Titanico saddle. If you haven't seen their video, the saddle moves with you. It also has the longest cutout you will likely ever see.

It ain't cheap. If I am very lucky it will come in time for Saturday's ride. For $15 shipping, you'd think they could FedEx it.
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got it, I have ridden on it several times now. I have yet to do a long ride, just commuting and rides under a couple hours. The weather here has been miserable.

However, I have tried a zillion saddles, but never anything quite like this. It is longer than a B17, which is good. I love Brooks saddles, but they are a bit small.
It sags like an old horse. I found that disconcerting at first. But the simple truth is it's comfy.

I have been using a Brooks Flyer, and getting used to life without springs is a pain. But the Titanico is much better than average at shock absorbtion, even better than a B17; which is saying something.

The top of their line uses a treated leather called Second Skin. It needs nothing, and putting anything on it voids the warranty. Because of the way the saddle is made; that is the way to go. It looks like you could bottom out with regular leather. I also think their 'Clydesdale' option is the way to go for most guys. They say 200 or over, but I would guess 175 or more would benefit. All that is... is a another patch of leather under the saddle to keep it from stretching
too much.

This is just a preliminary report, once the weather clears up and I feel like cranking out 40 or 50 miles I can give you a better idea of what it is like. But at
the moment, I am very pleased. You pedal as if you were riding a race saddle, it gets out of your way. But you get support as if your were sitting in a small hammock.

This type of saddle deserves a review from someone more experienced, but until
something better comes along I can tell you I like mine.
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Interesting video

https://www.selleanatomica.com/Setteb...D%20081304.wmv

Looks like a good design at least as far as the video can show. I too would like to hear from some high mileage riders that use this saddle.
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Just met Tom today at North American Handmade Bicycle Show and sat on one of his Selle An-Atomica saddles. Instantly impressed. Buying one. Yes, it's that kind of first impression.

Anyone want my B17 for a good price? It's got about 700 miles on it.

UPDATE: Installed the B-17 on my Surly Long Haul Trucker and finally broke it in. FINALLY.
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sorry about the necromancy but my buddy sold me on this after telling me to ride his bike around the block a few times (his bike is a 60cm+ I normally ride a 57cm) with no adjustments and the saddle was comfy

he suggested I punch lace and tie the skirt to make it a little more rigid as he had done since the skirt tends to flip out
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