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The birth of a brooks saddle

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The birth of a brooks saddle

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Old 02-26-10, 04:36 PM
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The birth of a brooks saddle

Wired magazine has a photo tour of the brooks saddle factory:

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/...-factory/all/1

I guess it costs so much because of the amount of handwork involved.
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That's pretty cool!
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Are they talking about spectators feeding the cyclists? You know, like don't feed the bears?
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It's always amazing to see how this go together.
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