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    Evoke Saddles

    I actually really like the feel of the Evoke 1.5 Saddle that came with my bike. I do not have a lot of experience with different saddles, but it felt light years ahead of the Evoke 1.0 Saddle in terms of comfort. My saddle got tore up after a couple of tumbles, and I'm looking to upgrade. Anybody else try either the Evoke R or Evoke RL Saddles?
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    I also happen to really like the Evoke 2 and 3 that came on my Farley, Fuel and Remedy.

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    I changed to one of the new Bontrager Montrose (it has a cut out) and am super happy. Well worth a look.
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    The Trek Evoke 1/2/3/RL/RXL saddles all have undergone extensive research, development and rigorous testing, rivaling Selle Italia and F:izik. Using 3D Pressure Mapping - Trek finally solved the riddle of improving bloodflow and un-impeding nerve function, in our nether regions.......a lot of $$$$$ went into design of the Evoke!


    Although purely subjective....the Evoke simply works.
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    I realized I actually have the Evoke 2 Saddle on my bike. Thanks for the responses, I'll definately check out the Evoke 3 (I'm assuming it's the RL). It's hard to beat Bontragers return policy.
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    I just ordered an Evoke RL, I'm curious how much of a difference I'll notice coming from the Evoke 2 that came stock on the bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheDwayyo View Post
    I just ordered an Evoke RL, I'm curious how much of a difference I'll notice coming from the Evoke 2 that came stock on the bike.
    Same exact fit and function....just 65g lighter.
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    evoke rl here. very happy with it.

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    ^^^ Agree. After years (decades?) of laughing painfully every time I tried a Bonty saddle, the new ones are actually great.
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    admittedly i do prefer the wtb rocket v but when you work for a trek dealer how can you pass up on those deals?

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    Loved my old Evoke2. Now have an Evoke 3 Ti on my hard tail. Great saddle.

    Didn't care for the Evoke RLX Carbon as much, but it was 138 mm width, vs 148mm.
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    Bontrager is making some seriously good stuff, period.

    The saddle on my Madone is the Paradigm RL, I like it too, a lot!

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    Bontrager had to seriously up their saddle game.....Specialized, Selle Italia, WTB and F:izik was gobbling up their market share, big-time. For the longest time, Bontrager saddles were the FIRST things upgraded, when buying a Trek or Gary Fissure bike.

    Now, they are back true-to-form!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zachariah View Post
    Same exact fit and function....just 65g lighter.
    Oh well. The price was right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zachariah View Post
    Bontrager had to seriously up their saddle game.....Specialized, Selle Italia, WTB and F:izik was gobbling up their market share, big-time. For the longest time, Bontrager saddles were the FIRST things upgraded, when buying a Trek or Gary Fissure bike.

    Now, they are back true-to-form!
    agreed, i have about every component they make on my bike and have been very impressed. just wish they made a g4 style tire in a trail version though. their clothing is pretty nice too.

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    My evoke 1 saddle broke completely,twisted from the back...after a horrifying crash.
    Managed to fix it though.have to say the railings are darn toughh to get them into shape once it has bent.

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    Hate the Evoke 2 saddle. Its literally a pain in my ass. WTB rocket v gives me hours of pain free riding so I'll just stick with it.

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    I'm a clyde, and the Evoke 2 saddle is like riding a Cadillac. I'll have to ask for a RL Evoke Saddle for Father's Day!
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