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Old 04-06-09, 02:01 PM
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Which Brooks for a Trek Navigator?

My wife recently decided to go with a Brooks for her Navigator. (Here's a link to the bike.)

This is for light touring and neighborhood rides. Something with springs would be best, perhaps a flyer or a B67. Any ladies here try a spring Brooks? What did you think of it?

Martha's a bit on the heavy side, so a slightly wider saddle might be in order, but not necessarily. Thanks!
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This is the saddle I'd recommend based on what you've written. It's a B67 and can be had at any fine shop. I like this one:
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I have exactly that B67 honey, it looks great on my modern MTB (an original contrast) and it is the most comfortable saddle I've ever ridden. It changed my concept of cycling.
So I must recommend that too.
(I think there should be also a lady version of B67)
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I think the B67 has a shorter nose, which would make it most suitable for a lady. It certainly is shorter when compared to width, but you may want to double check.
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Originally Posted by subverita
I think the B67 has a shorter nose, which would make it most suitable for a lady. It certainly is shorter when compared to width, but you may want to double check.
The B-67-S (the ladies' version) is wider and a bit shorter than the normal B-67.

I'm tempted to pick up a recular B67 for my cruiser, but that's my neighborhood pootling bike. I don't really spend enough time on that bike to jsutify the expense, and it'd take me a year to just break it in.
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If anyone's interested, my honey B67 is on the touring...for trade list.
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