Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Jul 2010

    Wide MTB saddles

    I'm 6'6", 230 pounds with an athletic build. I ride a 155mm Specialized Toupe Gel on my CAAD9 and Terry liberator gels on my Rockhopper and XO. I recently picked up a Hifi, and need a saddle. I want a wide saddle, around 155 like my other saddles. I also prefer a center cutout. I may just buy a Specialized saddle, but want to see if there are any cheaper options in a similar width to my 155. I love the Terry's, but I want something a little firmer and lighter on this bike. Any recommendations? For reference, I've demo'd just about all of WTB's saddles, and they don't seem to be quite wide enough, and I want something with less foam and more support.

  2. #2
    mtbr member
    Reputation: borbntm's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    I am 6'2" and 225 lbs. I have found my favorite saddle: WTB Devo, nose slightly lower than level. It's on all four of my bikes, including my road bike. Good for up to 100 miles a ride so far.

  3. #3
    Old Punk
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Specialized has sit bone measureing and can give you a width measurement to look for. Saved me lots of $ vs buying whatever and hoping that it works.
    '09 Specialized Rockhopper expert 29
    Born 26" trials
    '07 Specialized Allez

  4. #4
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    I've been measured. That's why I ride the 155. I can get by with probably a 148 or 152, but anything smaller doesn't hit my sit bones. I'm simply wondering if there are wide seat options for a more aggressive saddle other than specialized.

Similar Threads

  1. Handlebar Width! 660mm/26 inches! How wide is too wide?
    By TritonBill in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 56
    Last Post: 12-13-2015, 01:33 PM
  2. Saddles... Adamo saddles specifically
    By frank daleview in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-06-2011, 06:34 AM
  3. Saddles that are 140-145 wide?
    By Raybum in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 06-05-2011, 12:55 PM
  4. 150+mm wide saddles
    By murtaghstyle in forum Clydesdales/Tall Riders
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 02-23-2010, 07:35 AM
  5. Saddles, saddles, what saddle??
    By evo5 in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 01-12-2005, 11:07 AM

Members who have read this thread: 1

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts



VISIT US AT and the ConsumerReview Network are business units of Invenda Corporation

(C) Copyright 1996-2018. All Rights Reserved.