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    Bomb proof free ride saddle?

    I am a clydesdale looking for a bombproof freeride seat. I had a WTB Power V DH seat for 4 months. Very comfortable but it broke. In the market for anything similar but more sturdy. Any suggestions? Im looking at Azonic or THE saddles.

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    Azonic Loveseat

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    Quote Originally Posted by NoTransitory
    Everyone knows that the Free:k is a piece of crap

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    Quote Originally Posted by tacubaya
    Everyone knows that the Free:k is a piece of crap
    I cant confirm that, but I can cofirm it is the ugliest misshapen POS I have ever seen try to pass itself off as a seat.

    Horrid!

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    i weigh 235 and rock a 20 dollar velo seat that is totally bombproof. it has been bent every which way and it can be bent back.

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    The Freek doesn't stay clean. And it's not very comfortable. It has that one soft spot, but it's still not like a traditional saddle.

    Go with an SDG I-beam set up. No rails to bend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tacubaya
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    2ed that but use the clydesdale forum for their thoughts and experiences
    the trick is ENJOYING YOUR LIFE EACH DAY, don't waste them away wishing for better days

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    Quote Originally Posted by XSL_WiLL
    The Freek doesn't stay clean. And it's not very comfortable. It has that one soft spot, but it's still not like a traditional saddle.

    Go with an SDG I-beam set up. No rails to bend.
    talk about uncomfortable, SDG i-beam has no flex because of the i-beam setup under the seat, like riding a wooden seat....


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    I thought the SDG was alright. It is VERY stiff at first, but has a little give later on. But it doesn't flex in the middle like a traditional saddle, it's around the edges.

    I just like selection, so I've got a Thomson post and whatever saddle I want.

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    I wouldn't go with the I beam. I have heard horror stories from people about 180 lbs or so that have snapped the seat off mid run, and... well. had to ride with a jagged piece of metal / plastic threatening their butt.

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    Go with the Block 8 Sofa King saddle!
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    Quote Originally Posted by tacubaya
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    doubt it, even those bend

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    "Heard." Great. Perpetuating rumors.

    And for what it's worth, traditional rails and seatposts can snap as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NoTransitory

    yeah i have one, and it's not bombproof at all (plastic piece underneath the seat is loose cause the 2 screws popped out after i had to dump the bike, and the grippy stuff covering the seat rails is already starting to crack off).. looks cool tho..
    "The future belongs to those that believe in the beauty of their dreams."

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    I used to use an azonic hotseat. Older models were crap, but I have had good luck with 04 and newer. I also use the power v and it has been good, so far. I'm a little lighter though,(200lbs.)plus gear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Khemical
    doubt it, even those bend
    true...and I even broke one but they are pretty solid
    the trick is ENJOYING YOUR LIFE EACH DAY, don't waste them away wishing for better days

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    Quote Originally Posted by chooofoojoo
    I wouldn't go with the I beam. I have heard horror stories from people about 180 lbs or so that have snapped the seat off mid run, and... well. had to ride with a jagged piece of metal / plastic threatening their butt.
    that was the old compound!!! I broke one off on the first ride doing light xc with a 6inch travel bike.

    Now I rock the new ones on my chase and my big bike, and they see a lot with no problems

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    I love my Macneil combo, 100 times better than the Ibeam

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    SDG I-SKY (non- i beam) I am a fat dude and it works well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tacubaya
    Azonic Loveseat

    I managed to rip the leather half off on the first ride, not bombproff. Its damn light for its size though.Riding a wtb now.

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