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Specialized sit bone measuring tool

Old 11-02-06, 04:36 PM
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Specialized sit bone measuring tool

Anyone have a picture of what this looks like? I always hear people saying specialized has a tool that measures your sitbones and tells you what width saddle to get. Does this measurement work for all saddles or just specialized saddles?

i did a google search and couldnt find anything.
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Old 11-02-06, 04:42 PM
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At my LBS, it's on the bench near the shoes. When you're sitting, trying on shoes, it has a little spot on the end of the bench...assuming it's a Specialized bench.

Mine was black, about 16"x8" with some black memory foam on it that shows your ass print.
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I used one last month at an LBS. It looks like a large dog bone shaped piece of foam. You sit so your butt puts indents in the foam, but be sure that when you get up you mark the indents with your fingers. The foam didnt hold the print for more than a split second.
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Old 11-02-06, 04:52 PM
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^^^Jeeze
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isn't this a G-rated forum?
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i worked at a shop where we had one. it doesn't really work the way you would want it to. the foam goes back to it's original form before you can see what size saddle would be best for a customer.
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Old 11-02-06, 07:52 PM
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We used one when we carried specialized saddles, we still have it and but really not a lot of other saddles come in diff. sizes...
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Originally Posted by bdcheung
isn't this a G-rated forum?
Meh...Sharp knees. I'd still hit it.
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Meh...Sharp knees. I'd still hit it.
Hello, fellow Farker.
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i swear you cant go anywear with running into someone from either fark or 4chan

on a side note, i saw that in my lbs and i had no clue what it was at first, thanks for clearing that up
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Originally Posted by munkyv22
Hello, fellow Farker.
I've been known to get my Fark on...but I'm am just about 1 degree to the Right of the Extreme Left that seems to inhabit that place. I can't take it near election time. GWB Lied!!Lol! gets so damn old.
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Originally Posted by c0urt
on a side note, i saw that in my lbs and i had no clue what it was at first, thanks for clearing that up
I found (to the manager's chagrin) that if you lie face-down on it, it serves a much more noble purpose.
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Originally Posted by Mo'Phat
I've been known to get my Fark on...but I'm am just about 1 degree to the Right of the Extreme Left that seems to inhabit that place. I can't take it near election time. GWB Lied!!Lol! gets so damn old.
b..b..but Clinton!
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Originally Posted by Mo'Phat
I found (to the manager's chagrin) that if you lie face-down on it, it serves a much more noble purpose.
You put your face in the butt meter???
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Put your hips into it, ROJA.
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Originally Posted by shakeNbake
b..b..but Clinton!
The last few days, it's been nonstop, "But, John Kerry meant to say 'us'...You get US stuck in Iraq! Why can you red-staters understand that?!! You believe anything Rush tells you, you filthy animals."
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