Strengths: Felt slippery and hard the first 20 miles. Then hard for the next 30, or so. After about 50 miles everything is pure happiness! I started noticing shock absorption superior to all others I have tried. It just works with the rider's movements and shape. Leather is thick, if it gets scratched, it looks like a little dye would fix it. Some saddles get scratched, and they look terrible.
Weaknesses: I'll have to be careful in wet weather. Wish it was lighter.
I could have saved hundreds by trying Brooks first.
Hello all. I'm thinking about trying a Brooks saddle. The tops of my bars are currently 3" below the saddle, but I'll probably be adding a stem with a little more rise (maybe 12*-15*)and perhaps some of those FSA compact drop bars with shorter reach and drop. That aside, my sit bones are 80mm apart. ... Read More »