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    noseless saddle?

    anyone here ride noseless saddles?

    i'm interested in them. pros? cons?



    http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...rt+Saddle.aspx

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    It's pretty heavy, looks like a toilet seat, and it seems like the design limits the fore-aft positioning. Also, I think I would miss having the saddle tip to help maneuver the bike.

    Then again, if you're having numbing issues and the standard saddle cut-out designs, and leveling of the saddle, do not help, this might be a good option.

    I say buy it and report back.

    Ant

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    Quote Originally Posted by freezen1979
    anyone here ride noseless saddles?

    i'm interested in them. pros? cons?



    http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...rt+Saddle.aspx
    Seriously, I would give up bike riding before I'd suffer the indignity of rolling up to the trail head with a toilet seat mounted on my bike.......... seriously.
    "Do not touch the trim"

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    I would think you'd get laughed at anywhere you'll ride with that thing...
    "Early bird gets the worm", but the second mouse gets the cheese...

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    I've never seen anyone use one on a trailbike, or any bike for that manner. I don't think you would get the same kind of control out of it, saddles are for alot more than just sitting on. You use it to brace your legs against in certain situations and move fore and aft to adjust center of gravity when climbing technical stuff. A noseless saddle is taking alot of that control away.

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    if numbness is the issue, check out the koobi saddles

    but as clutchman said....saddles are for more than just sitting on, without a nose on there you'll lose a lot of handling abilities particularily downhill.
    what would rainbow unicorn do?

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    I like my Terry fly saddle and I have specialized mtb anatomical saddle that works well too.

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    try it and see how you like it.
    Nothing like bugs in my teeth

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    Pro's : Doubles as a toilet seat
    Con's : Doesn't come with a paper dispenser.

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    Seems like something that would be well suited to a cruiser or comfort bike or similar but definately not a mountain bike or road bike. The nose of the saddle is a critical element to its control. You need it to shift weight forward and bracing the bike with your legs among others things.

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    I'd be afraid to get my junk caught in it, then rip it off when I stood up to sprint.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carbon Ken
    Pro's : Doubles as a toilet seat
    Con's : Doesn't come with a paper dispenser.
    HAHAHA that is so great

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