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Brooks B17..updated my steel bike..

Old 11-23-14, 12:10 AM
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Brooks B17..updated my steel bike..

Hello folks! haven't posted here a while but glad to say I updated my gravel/everyday bike with a Brooks b17 saddle!!and I love it!!can't wait to go the distance on her..here she is..











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Old 11-23-14, 12:37 AM
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It looks great!
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Old 11-23-14, 07:27 AM
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Haha! Calling a B17 an update is hysterical! The irony!

I hope it works well for you!
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That is one of my favorite colors in the Brooks range. In 500 miles she will be sweet, don't forget the stretch waterproof cover for the nasty days.
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Old 11-23-14, 07:41 AM
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Awesome!. I just recently bought a Selle Anatomica and I'm trying that out. I do plan on buying a Brooks swift next for my other road bike. The Selle saddle was obviously cheaper so I figured try that first to see if I liked the way it fit.
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Old 11-23-14, 08:20 AM
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Awesome!. I just recently bought a Selle Anatomica and I'm trying that out. I do plan on buying a Brooks swift next for my other road bike. The Selle saddle was obviously cheaper so I figured try that first to see if I liked the way it fit.
+1

I just purchased a brand new Selle NSX and Gilles Berthoud Soulor, along with a used Terry TI to try out and compare those three very narrow saddles as the B17 is just too wide for me.

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Old 11-23-14, 08:33 AM
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Love that color!
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Love that color!
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mine was perfect right out of the box
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Congrats! I am one of those people that can't ride a Brooks I guess. I tried one for a couple of months and it felt like a torture chamber for my rear every time I got on my bike
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I bought a Royal Blue B-17 standard, and its fits my tokus pretty well.
I proofided the bajeepers out of the bottom, and did the top twice.
Two rides and the color is starting to show nicely (it came out of the box very dark)
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compare to what I have before its a big upgrade...but again you probably have one of those really expensive carbon saddle, so good for you..
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Haha! Calling a B17 an update is hysterical! The irony!

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Originally Posted by vikz View Post
compare to what I have before its a big upgrade...but again you probably have one of those really expensive carbon saddle, so good for you..
An upgrade? Sure. But an update? Hahaha! That thing debuted in the 19th century, for chrissakes!
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Rode for just 20 miles in the rain it felt good..
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Nice choice enjoy. Nice bike as well.
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Huh! I just noticed the Cygolite mounted on the handlebars. Mine is an 850 and really illuminates the street at night.
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Thanks , funny thing is the saddle cost more than the bike when I bought it with all original parts, it only cost me $100 the saddle was $129 LOL..
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yap I love this light i think mine is only 600 though..
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Huh! I just noticed the Cygolite mounted on the handlebars. Mine is an 850 and really illuminates the street at night.
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Old 11-24-14, 07:39 AM
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Welcome to the Brooks Brotherhood!
If your saddle got wet do not ride it until dry, you will stretch the leather.
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Looks really nice.
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