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What is your bike saddle of choice?

Old 12-15-14, 05:57 PM
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What is your bike saddle of choice?

And how long have you been riding it?
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Old 12-15-14, 06:03 PM
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Prologo Kappa Dea for a looooooong time, and now a Prologo ZeroII. both of them women's model. They look identical to the men's models and the extra centimeter of width makes all the difference in the world. I bought two of this last one just in case they ever discontinue it.
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Old 12-15-14, 06:05 PM
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Brooks Professional for me. I have six of them now. This one dates back to 1967 and still gets most of my saddle time:

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Originally Posted by BillClinton View Post
And how long have you been riding it?
Brooks B17

I have them on all my bicycles.

I've been riding Brooks B17s for the past decade. No desire to go back to another saddle.
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Brooks B17
Ass hatchets.
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Bontrager Paradigm RL..... 2 years and 5000 miles.
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Old 12-15-14, 06:28 PM
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great idea for a thread
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great idea for a thread
You were expecting anything less?
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Prologo stock saddle that came with my caad10 - 7,000 miles
romin evo - 200 miles
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Prologo Scratch Pro Plus Tirox 134mm, 1900 mi.
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romin evo expert 155. i freaking love this saddle.

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I have 29,000 miles on Terry Flys with ti rails. A coupe of 130 mile rides. A bunch of centuries.

The seats I loved for many years until I aged and changed were the standard Selle Italias of the '70s and early '80s. Went Specialized and could ride again. I still ride them on all my rain and winter bikes since they are plastic covered and immune to rain. But then I discovered the Flys. The old Selle Italia, modified to reflect middle age male realities. Same quality, same sweet ride as the ergal railed high end seat, only now ti instead of aluminum.

I am indebted to Georgina Terry for making this man's life better.

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I got a cheap carbon saddle on eBay earlier this year (some version of this) for ****s and giggles. Believe it or not, it's pretty comfortable and it hasn't exploded on me yet.
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Thanks for contributing so much. What did you expect from the title when you clicked on it ya dummy.
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Selle Italia Trimatic and San Marco Rolls, many years...
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I was a Selle Italia Flite guy for years. I had the Flite TT version on my race bike and wore the leather off it. I had a tough time finding a replacement and finally settled on the Specialized Romin Evo Pro. Really happy with it.
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Performance Forte Classics on all my bikes for 7 years. Very durable, fit me perfectly, $40. What's not to like? Essentially an upgrade to the Terry Fly after I wore out two of those. Stoker rides a Specialized Oura Expert. Comfy enough on our double this year.
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Selle Italia Turbo and San Marcos Rolls; many years and many miles.
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Selle Italia Turbo, been sitting on them since the early 90's.
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Selle Italia Flite (the original).
I have them on two out of four bikes.
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Fizik Kurve Snake or currently Arione R1.
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Specialized Toupe-4 years old. Strava shows 37K miles on it. It's showing its age and starting to flex in the rails a bit. I don't see how there could possibly be a better saddle for me and I'm afraid to change it out but I know I better pretty soon.
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Ideale Model 80. Easier to break in and has more give than the Ideale 90 and Brooks Professionals. I've moved mine across 3 different bikes over 35 years. Whichever is my most ridden bike gets this saddle. Right now, it adorns my Tommasini Super Prestige. The best $12 (1979 dollars) I ever spent in cycling.

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Specialized Romin Evo 155mm

Kinda interested in trying a toupe
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