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    looking for comfy saddle

    hello
    well im looking something more comfy than i have atm which is http://drakescycles.co.uk/smsimg/66/...6630002-66.jpg its literally pain in the ass even after short distance

    i have found 2 saddles so far which i like at least the visuals
    im counting for your comments if they are comfortable or not

    FIZIK NISENE TWIN TECH

    http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/I...inal/12129.jpg

    Specialized Rival 130mm

    http://twomark.pl/media/produkt/5499.jpg

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    You've really got to test them. No one here can tell you if a saddle will fit you right. Your best bet is to find a bike shop with a saddle test program.

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    The best I have found aside from a well broken in Brooks saddle is the Specialized Toupe. I have the carbon railed on my mountain bike and the Ti railed one on my road bike. I use the 155mm one but they go more narrow also. The do not have much padding but they flex like the Brooks. I find no matter how much padding a seat has after a little bit you are just riding on the hard stuff under it anyway.

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    wtb rocket v

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    Wtb pure v

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    Wtf pure huh
    I hate 650b because it's not as fun as 26 inch wheels and because it doesn't have the rollover ability of 29 inch wheels.

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    Specialized Henge. End of story.

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    Go to a specialized concept store. They will size your sit bones and recommend either the 130, 143, or 155mm saddles. They should let you demo some saddles if they are serious about selling a saddle...
    Stop reading my signature. Go ride.

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    Henge for me too.

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    First you need to get your butt measured. Technically the distance between your seating bones.

    You can buy the most expensive saddle in the world, but if it is too large/small for your bones, you are screwed.

    My local Specialized shop has a Body Geometry specialist who did the measurement, and I bought Phenom saddle in my size (155).

    Riding was never as comfortable as it was from that moment on.

    Remember: it is the proper size FIRST, shape second.
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    Selle Italia C2 Gel Flow, real leather, gel, comfy, 265g heavy.

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    Henge for me too.....
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    this is like asking if a particular shoe will be comfortable for someone with the added issue of not knowing their shoe size.

    go find a good shop and test some saddles. you cannot buy a saddle online until you've been measured, at a minimum. Even then, saddle shape will dictate the level of comfort after fit has been established. It is cheaper to buy the right saddle one time than buying multiple saddles for a good deal that end up not fitting well.

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    WTB Pure V
    WTB Race V
    WTB......you get the point

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    My $.02-after 13 saddles, including some of the aforementioned fitted Specialized and various WTBs and Selle Italias, I settled on a Terry Firefly. They may not make them anymore (?), but you could probably pick one up used. Just enough squish and width without being soft, and the stiching keeps it from being slippery.

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    I've never really had a comfortable saddle until I got Fizik Nisene. I am so much happier after getting it. I recommend it.
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    Henge expert.
    Not too soft, not too firm, nice, long perineal relief without the crotch bath you get from a full cutout, and titanium rails to soak up hits.

    I've got a cheap WTB Laser V Pro (literally used once) and a lightly used Spec Format if anyone's interested.

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    I like the WTB Rocket V, but have a Specialized Henge which is good too. Get a good pair of shorts.

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    The discontinued SDG Bel Air ST (but it's an iBeam saddle).

    Look around, there are still some out there...just may not be your preferred color...on sale/clearance. The saddle is pretty friggin' big and flat. I run it on my DH bike, but have been swapping it around to my other bikes because it's so comfy!
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    Coming from a WTB Pure V, I'm now running a WTB Deva SLT, a great upgrade, a little firmer, but a much better fit.

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    I run a WTB Speed V on the Ironhorse...
    And a Bell Dart on the Santa Cruz...

    I really prefer the shape of the Bell but both are comfy for me!
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    I have a Selle SLR Gel Flow with chamois i love the seat! without it not so fun but i never ride without them.. they have been selling the SL model on Chainlove.com for pretty damn cheap! i am not a fan of the WTB seats.. just didn't fit me well i like to be able to move all over the seat the WTB seemed to keep me in one spot.


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