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    Good DH/FR saddle?!

    Hi, I am looking for a new saddle for my DH/FR bike, scott Gambler FR 20.
    The one that it comes with is hurting my a** :P..
    its mostly for riding the longer runs, for the exercise and when we just ride around town, but after a good day of riding teh rear tend to get quite sore, so was wondering if any1 has any good input as to any good saddles?

    I have currently looked a bit at http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/M...x?ModelID=1934
    or http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/M...?ModelID=18185
    any1 whos has any comments on those?

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    Only your butt can tell you what saddle will or won't work for you. Either stand up more or get some padded riding shorts if you don't have a set already. It's kind of tough to recommend a different saddle because everybody seems to like something different.
    Bike good, work bad.

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    the Deity FR saddle is pretty nice.. it's not very "racey", but it's fairly skinny and nicely padded for some extended seating.

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    I have recently been spending some time on the Chromag saddles - been very impressed.

    http://www.chromagbikes.com/saddles.html

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    The WTB Power V is the most comfortable saddles I've ever sat on. But it weight twice as much as the lighest WTB XC saddle, and it's HUGE.
    Meh.

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    I'm sold on WTB after trying both a Laser V and Speed V. both mine are low end models so around 400g - twice the weight of most like Prettym said. I did try a Devo as well - go for that if you don't like padding cos it's got none!

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    +1 for WTB saddles. now there Tires are a different story.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ducktape
    I'm sold on WTB after trying both a Laser V and Speed V. !

    plus 1....more laser
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    Man I am all about the sofa seat...go AZONIC....

    if that doesn't work, then get a banana seat, back support does help

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    i like the feel of some of the selle italia ones that have some padding. Not overly huge but also a little more pad than a xc-ish seat. the new deity one looks pretty trick too.
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    Sorry...but why is the bear grabbing his crotch?



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    +1 wtb. i ride a pure V Ti on my bottle rocket. light, just the right amount of padding, and it comes in white. After all isn't that the most important thing?
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    +1 wtb

    I wish I had one, and I will get one for my next bike

    soft, comfortable, and good looking all at the same time

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    I really like both my Charge saddles. I have the Charge Stool and the Spoon(ti rails) both in brown.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prettym1k3
    The WTB Power V is the most comfortable saddles I've ever sat on. But it weight twice as much as the lighest WTB XC saddle, and it's HUGE.
    +1

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    ok thx for the replies, I think im gonna try out the WTB power V, its not too pricy either so if its not me, its not the end of the world .

    thx for the help =)

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    My vote goes to WTB silverado pro saddle. Quite cheap, looks solid and comfy

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    +1 for WTB. I have a Speed V, Laser V (replaced the Speed V on my XC bike), and a Devo (FR bike). All are pretty comfortable, my personal favorite of the 3 is the Devo.

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    WTB saddles are too wide for me. I use a THE mountain cross because it is narrow, well-padded, and cheap ($40)

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    Used to be a big fan of WTB's, then l tried a Azonic Dunce. For me, it's a Lazy Boy.
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