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Old 09-24-2013, 07:24 AM   #31351
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Century/Touring saddle for a skinny-boned guy

Got any saddle recommendations for a skinny-assed guy who wants to put ~2 hours in the saddle on a ride?

Light would be nice, but not the be-all-end-all goal.

FWIW, I'm not into retro things that "just need a little maintenance."
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Old 09-24-2013, 07:35 AM   #31352
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Got any saddle recommendations for a skinny-assed guy who wants to put ~2 hours in the saddle on a ride?

Light would be nice, but not the be-all-end-all goal.

FWIW, I'm not into retro things that "just need a little maintenance."
My vote goes to the Adamo Road saddle. I've tried nearly everything else, but this is the only one I can ride for several hours. It doesn't work for everyone though, so see if you can test one out before you buy. The only criticism I have of it is that it's not a lightweight saddle, but in my experience, lightweight seems to equate with uncomfortable.
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Old 09-24-2013, 07:38 AM   #31353
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Got any saddle recommendations for a skinny-assed guy who wants to put ~2 hours in the saddle on a ride?

Light would be nice, but not the be-all-end-all goal.

FWIW, I'm not into retro things that "just need a little maintenance."
My next saddle will most likely be the Brooks Cambium for endurance rides.
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Old 09-24-2013, 07:53 AM   #31354
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Got any saddle recommendations for a skinny-assed guy who wants to put ~2 hours in the saddle on a ride?

Light would be nice, but not the be-all-end-all goal.

FWIW, I'm not into retro things that "just need a little maintenance."
No matter what anyone recommends, you just gotta' go try some stuff. I know, it sucks. But, that's what it takes.
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Old 09-24-2013, 07:57 AM   #31355
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No matter what anyone recommends, you just gotta' go try some stuff. I know, it sucks. But, that's what it takes.
I see you know where I'm coming from. Time to go to the lbs. I am curoius about the adamo.
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Old 09-24-2013, 09:53 AM   #31356
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My next saddle will most likely be the Brooks Cambium for endurance rides.

That is a really interesting saddle, man. I might look into one myself.
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Old 09-24-2013, 10:05 AM   #31357
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Old 09-24-2013, 10:06 AM   #31358
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That is a really interesting saddle, man. I might look into one myself.
Next time you're in Blighty, maybe you can do a group buy.
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Old 09-24-2013, 01:08 PM   #31359
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"Mt" Dora is in FL.
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Old 09-24-2013, 01:19 PM   #31360
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These look faster: 37.3 MPH over 2.4 miles.


Check out the guys in this thread. A couple of new human powered world records. 83 mph and Graeme Obree at 51 mph for the prone world record. Now those are some fast bikes

http://www.bentrideronline.com/messa...d.php?t=100979
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Old 09-24-2013, 01:34 PM   #31361
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"Mt" Dora is in FL.
20 minutes drive from me.
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Old 09-24-2013, 01:42 PM   #31362
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Old 09-24-2013, 01:53 PM   #31363
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Got any saddle recommendations for a skinny-assed guy who wants to put ~2 hours in the saddle on a ride?

Light would be nice, but not the be-all-end-all goal.

FWIW, I'm not into retro things that "just need a little maintenance."
My advice would be to avoid getting one with too much padding. IMHO Brooks are ideal, but they violate your "needs maintenance" goal, though they don't need much maintenance.
That Cambium looks nice, but is probably pretty pricey.

Or, you could go for a Real Man saddle; http://sheldonbrown.com/real-man.html
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Old 09-24-2013, 02:58 PM   #31364
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My next saddle will most likely be the Brooks Cambium for endurance rides.
Nice looking saddle.The only thing I don't like with Brooks Saddles, the rails are too short. They put me in a power position,but it feels too far foward.A set back seatpin is needed. That saddle looks cool and compfy.
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Old 09-24-2013, 05:33 PM   #31365
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Charges filed in last Saturday's crash;
http://www.seacoastonline.com/articl...NEWS-130929879
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