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    Comfy Saddle Passion!!!

    All i know is I usually change out my stock saddle for something soft! 3 to 4 hours on the trail and i like to be comfortable . I'm sure i'm not the only one lol
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    My Tioga saddle is the most comfy saddle I have used. It's the first saddle that I have used where I don't have to wiggle my butt around to find a comfy spot.

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    I know that soft saddles don't work for me. I just sink into them and get really bad chafing from all the contact area between me and the seat.

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    Well not beach cruiser soft lol! Actually been eye balling Brooks saddle...lot of great reviews
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    Huge fan of the Specialized Romin ti saddle. Super comfy and very lightweight.
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    Just switched from a 10 year old Titec Ithys Gove and Easton EC70 carbon post over to a Fizik Gobi and Fizik Cyrano carbon post. New technology and new hype, but they feel almost identical. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

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    I just got the WTB Pure V Comp and it is awesome!!!

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    I second the WTB Pure V Comp...Nice saddle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bryan1113 View Post
    Well not beach cruiser soft lol! Actually been eye balling Brooks saddle...lot of great reviews
    Carefulll with brooks saddle.
    They are good saddles but if you are the kind of riderr that is movng around a lot on its saddle, the brooks will nt wrk for you....brooks only have one comfy position.
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    ^^^^ thanks for the input! Been riding Cloud 9 right now and it works and was only 40 bucks. i will check out a few others and go with it happy trails
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bryan1113 View Post
    All i know is I usually change out my stock saddle for something soft! 3 to 4 hours on the trail and i like to be comfortable . I'm sure i'm not the only one lol
    I'm right there with you. I hate the Fizik that came with my Rocky Mountain. I always go back to the WTB Rocket V. It fits my arse well and so Charmin soft. Aaaahhhhh!

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    i will check out a few others and go with it

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    Chromag Lynx DT, I have this saddle on my all-mtn and dh bikes, I have no complaints
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    use a 143 specialized toupe on my road bike which keeps me going with no problems. I put it on my mountain bike for a bit but it wasn't quite cutting it for me. the bontrager evolve that came on my mtb was causing all sorts of numbness.

    picked up the ism adamo peak, and it's fantastic. other than a little pressure i feel on the back of my upper thighs, it's the most comfy saddle i've used. i don't feel any seated pressure anywhere but my sit bones.

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    i'll third the WTB pure V. I don't know what it is about it, in your hands, it looks and feels like every other saddle i've tried. 4 hours in, though, it's...well, i don't know. i never made it 4 hours in on any other seat.
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    Two saddles I love, Wtb pure V, and Brooks B17. I can ride either one for hours, the Brooks is even comfortable in jeans. One caution on Brooks saddles though, no two are exactly alike. I have two B17s, both are very comfortable, but feel very different.

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    I'm also a happy WTB owner. I've used the rocket v and silverado with good results. 12 hour races on the WTB and no pain or discomfort.
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    You'll get a lot of different answers and opinions, all will be valid as everyone's saddle needs are pretty specific, however...

    I absolutely love the WTB Rocket V. I've tried a lot of saddles, and these things are like sitting on an easy chair. Like Rod, I've done some endurance stuff and saddle discomfort was the least of my issues.

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    Lets see. Just in the last year I have done WTB Silverado, WTB Rocket V, Selle Italia SMP, SDG Falcon, and now the Fizik Tundra 2. The SDG fit me the best I think, and I used it the longest. Sticking with the Fizik for as long as I can though, for the insane weight and cool looks.

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    One more nod for the WTB Pure V. I've tried a bunch of saddles and even quite a few WTB saddles, but I like the Pure V the best. I have Pure V saddles on all my bikes.

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    some questions about the tioga - is that the spyder D or the

    Quote Originally Posted by Mountain Cycle Shawn View Post
    My Tioga saddle is the most comfy saddle I have used. It's the first saddle that I have used where I don't have to wiggle my butt around to find a comfy spot.
    the TT version? I have never seen one of these saddles in real life but have been interested for the past six months or so. Are you a lighter or heavier rider? I go around 225 nowadays and about 235 geared up so I have concerns about durability. Do you sit and spin in one position or do you move around a lot while riding? The saddle looks like it would be perfect for adverse weather like rain and muddy conditions. Almost like the Honda Element of saddles. Just would like any more info that you can share. I would just purchase one and try it but Jenson and Pricepoint do not sell them and some of the other places do not have as good of a return policy. Thanks!!

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    BTW, I would be putting this saddle on a 907 fat bike so I am curious about the comfort of the saddle over rocks, roots, log overs and other general xc riding conditions. Thanks again

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    I like the Pure V, but it's just wide enough that getting behind it is a little difficult for me. Currently trying the Volt, and it has almost the same comfort but is a lot easier to move around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Team Honeybadger View Post
    the TT version? I have never seen one of these saddles in real life but have been interested for the past six months or so. Are you a lighter or heavier rider? I go around 225 nowadays and about 235 geared up so I have concerns about durability. Do you sit and spin in one position or do you move around a lot while riding? The saddle looks like it would be perfect for adverse weather like rain and muddy conditions. Almost like the Honda Element of saddles. Just would like any more info that you can share. I would just purchase one and try it but Jenson and Pricepoint do not sell them and some of the other places do not have as good of a return policy. Thanks!!
    Well, I'm painfully Mr. Average. I think that's why it works so good for me. I'm about 170 ready to ride with a Camelback full of water, a tube and only a few tools. I ride both ways. I sit and spin and sometimes I move around a lot. I try to use my legs in different ways to use different muscles. Your weight my be pushing this saddle a little bit. I purchased mine from Ebay. I paid like $45 for it, which is a pretty good price. I'm not sure which model it is.


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    I don't know if I mentioned this before. But, one time I forgot to put my padded shorts on under my baggies. And, I didn't even realize it till I got home and took my shorts off.

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    There seems to be some of us who don't find padded shorts necessary.
    For me, a contributing factor may be that I ride a rigid singlespeed, so I spend more time out of the saddle.

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    Don't know about comfy but it was a saddle. Saw this on a real old Red Cross bike chained up downtown on display in front of some restaurant.





    So it seems to me to be, this thing that I think I see.

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    +1 on the WTB Volt. The Pure V has been my favorite for years on the MTB and the Specialized Romin on the road bike. The Volt provides a bit more freedom to move around on the saddle and get behind it than the Pure V, but still disappears when riding it. I know a saddle is good for me if I never even think about it while on the bike. Also, the Kevlar corners on WTB saddles hold up nicely in crashes.

    Quote Originally Posted by alphajaguars View Post
    I like the Pure V, but it's just wide enough that getting behind it is a little difficult for me. Currently trying the Volt, and it has almost the same comfort but is a lot easier to move around.

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    Comfy Saddle Passion!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by dramaticrunner View Post

    picked up the ism adamo peak, and it's fantastic. other than a little pressure i feel on the back of my upper thighs, it's the most comfy saddle i've used. i don't feel any seated pressure anywhere but my sit bones.
    Is this one of the split tip Adamo triathlon saddles? I saw one this week on a roadie before a 300km road race; dude says Adamo is awesome. Can you add some details on your saddle, maybe a pic? How's it working on your trail bike? I ride a lot but my bum's a little sore after 300km and would consider something different....

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    I have a different saddle on every bike. Common denominators are that they all have thin padding, a flat profile, and are relatively narrow.
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    My father-in-law bought me a brooks b17 for Father's Day. He told me he was sending me a gift, that he knew it was something different than I'm used to, but just give it a try.
    I admit I was skeptical, but honestly was pretty comfy on my first 8 mile single track ride with it. Seemed like things stayed a little cooler and dryer too? I'm leaving it on there. I got a 25g tin of proofide with it, I used about one of those grams on the under side, so my impression is a little can will last longer than you can keep it - it does have tallow in it which will eventually go sour

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    I'm a huge fan of SMP saddle, I use them on my rigid mtb and on the road bike...
    not super softy but with a pattern design to fit right "down there"

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    Every one of my bikes sports a Selle An-Atomica saddle.
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    Charge Spoon. I had WTB saddles for years, and they were OK. Once I got the Charge, never looked back...dumped all my WTBs. My brother always puts Specialized Body Geo saddles on his bikes. Some of my friends swear by Chromags. End of the day, you gotta try a few out and see what works for ya.

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    Quote Originally Posted by down2ride View Post
    I just got the WTB Pure V Comp and it is awesome!!!
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    I second the WTB Pure V Comp...Nice saddle.
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    I've been running SDG Bek Airs forever but was looking for something more comfortable, I tried a few saddles, from SDG, Selle, Fizik and finally settle with. Bontrager Evoke RL which is so comfortable.

    I think it's important to measure your sit bones when selecting a saddle, I went with the mid size Evoke.

    I'm currently also running a Trek Stache 8 demo bike which came with a lower end Evoke and it's probably a little bit more comfortable than mine as it has slightly more padding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 8valvegrowl View Post
    Charge Spoon. I had WTB saddles for years, and they were OK. Once I got the Charge, never looked back...dumped all my WTBs. My brother always puts Specialized Body Geo saddles on his bikes. Some of my friends swear by Chromags. End of the day, you gotta try a few out and see what works for ya.
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