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    Anyone using a Tioga Spyder saddle?

    Your thoughts and observations on comfort and reliability? The Tioga web site says you should replace them every year. Are they really that flimsy/ fragile?

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    From what i've heard they can break pretty easy. I like the look of them though, and tried one once and it seemed pretty comfortable. If you are a fairly lightweight rider i'm sure you'd have no problems. Quite keen on saddles now without padding after stripping my WTB, much easier to slide back/forth on the seat when it gets wet/muddy.

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    I only know one person who had used the saddle, but he had no problems with durability. Found it pretty comfortable too. 140-145gr is a bit heavy though, maybe if they did a version with ti rails... :-).

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    The rails are a Ti/Vanadium alloy. I have been using one for about 3 months now. I like it. I have not yet broken it. I'm 210 lbs with gear. Its comfortable enough for me. I'm willing to sacrifice a bit of comfort though for the weight savings. Its just as comfortable as my old Flite Ti.

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    im currently on my second one. as you can see in the pic the first time i had it mounted it was too far back and i ended up bending a rail (it was definately my fault for mounting outside of the recommended area) in an event Tioga sent me a fresh one and their CS was commercially acceptable.
    i like mine alot. @ 144g its pretty light, its looks very sharp and i find it to be quite comfortable compared to SLRs, older flights, and the WTB shadow-V (all great saddles btw) with gear im about 170lb and i can ride this saddle for hours w/o any comfort problems.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jersey
    im currently on my second one. as you can see in the pic the first time i had it mounted it was too far back and i ended up bending a rail (it was definately my fault for mounting outside of the recommended area) in an event Tioga sent me a fresh one and their CS was commercially acceptable.
    i like mine alot. @ 144g its pretty light, its looks very sharp and i find it to be quite comfortable compared to SLRs, older flights, and the WTB shadow-V (all great saddles btw) with gear im about 170lb and i can ride this saddle for hours w/o any comfort problems.
    How did you get a hold of Tioga? I couldn't find any contact info on their site.
    Mine broke at the "web" after about three months. I weigh 135lbs.
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    call after 1pm eastern time @ 888 GO-TIOGA
    just ask for Tioga when you call cuz theyre part of a parent company that answers the phone by the name of "import sports USA" or something like...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jersey
    call after 1pm eastern time @ 888 GO-TIOGA
    just ask for Tioga when you call cuz theyre part of a parent company that answers the phone by the name of "import sports USA" or something like...
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    Thanks for the feedback.

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