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Ultimate weight weenie saddle

Old 06-14-06, 02:44 AM
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Ultimate weight weenie saddle

Not sure how comfy this would be but it looks cool.

http://www.tiogausa.com/internationa...es-spyder.html
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Did someone say Weight Weenie?

My old SLR TI weighs less (135g). That one is 140g.

As far as those funky webbed designs go. The jury is still out on not just there design, but the fact that they have a tendency to chew up shorts in a short period of time. At least, that is what I have read in alot of reviews.

A flexible shelled sadlle can easily be made as a one peice design, and provide the comfort needed, along with minimum weight. Like those super light carbon saddles for example. Some weigh as little as 90g or so. I really think these web saddles are a passing fad once people see how they are more problematic than useful.
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Maybe dekalbSTEEL will come in and comment. He has one on his CAAD7.
http://img392.imageshack.us/my.php?i...pim10074he.jpg

from this thread: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...ht=caad7+build
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yeah, i was thinking the same thing concerning their wear and tear on shorts. probably no more then a saddle with excessive embroidary though. with so many holes in the shell, your butt would definitely fill in the gaps, so to speak. still looks cool though.

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I can see the guy who wears shorts with minimal padding, ending up with a nice spider pattern on his bum.
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Ultimate Weight Weenie saddle = Selle Italia C64



Lightest one I know of @ 76g (or 82g depending on who you beleive). Could be something even lighter out there...
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Claimed weight 49 grams
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Originally Posted by WheresWaldo
Claimed weight 49 grams
If true...DAMN, that's light!!!
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43 grams:



http://www.m2racer.com/products.php?...9a1f538ed17f13
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Originally Posted by (Y(L|S+
If true...DAMN, that's light!!!
(Y(L|S+ If you need to find actual weights of many bicycle components you will love this site:
Weight Weenies
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Originally Posted by WheresWaldo
(Y(L|S+ If you need to find actual weights of many bicycle components you will love this site:
Weight Weenies
Ha-ha...

Thanks for the link Waldo. That site is kewl... and maybe when I actually become a WW, then I can put it to good use .
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Ultimate weight weenies don't need a saddle. Pucker up buttercup.
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i'd be afraid to break wind on some of those superlight carbon saddles.
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4.5 grams
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4.5 grams
So you're saying I could make a fortune with this ream sitting next to me??

...sweet....
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Originally Posted by Psimet2001
So you're saying I could make a fortune with this ream sitting next to me??

...sweet....
Yes sir ree... Less a very small % to me of course.... Let get in to biz
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LOL! That paper seat is AWESOME!
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Its not ultra light but I like this saddle.

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