Koobi PRS Saddles

4.63/5 (30 Reviews)
MSRP : $150.00

Product Description

Our ultimate saddle features breakthrough "tunable suspension." Below the sleek leather and firm padding is our state of the art "tunable suspension." This simple to tune, light weight suspension uses proven elastomer spring technology, allowing the rider to tune the suspension to his or her own personal ride preference.
  • Ti rails
  • 298 grams
  • Width = 146mm
  • Women's specific model available

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    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Rob a Recreational Rider

    Date Reviewed: December 10, 2014

    Strengths:    Comfort, durability

    Weaknesses:    none

    Bottom Line:   
    7 Years ago I purchased a Koobi PRS and have ridden thousands of miles. Recently I was involved in a minor car accident with the bike getting smacked to the ground. The seat took the brunt of the hit, bending the rail. Koobi had a replacement rail for $29.95 total and I was able to install it myself. What a value. Should get a few more years out if this trusty steed.

    Overall Rating:1
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by P Friedrich a Road Racer

    Date Reviewed: August 18, 2014

    Strengths:    Very comfortable

    Weaknesses:    Rails break after a few years of use

    Bottom Line:   
    I have been a loyal Koobi customer for some years now, but sadly will have to find another saddle vendor. I have 3 of these saddles purchased over the last 7 years on my 3 road bikes. I had a left rail failure 2 years ago on my #1 bike. Then 3 weeks ago, I had another rail failure, this time on the right side on my #2 bike. Luckily both times were close to home. I have NEVER had a saddle break in any manner prior to using the Koobis. In fact, I have never heard this ever happening in the circle I ride with.

    So, there appears to be a high probability of a long term fatigue failure issue which is/has not addressed by the Koobi folks, nor were they receptive of these facts when I called them.

    Find another saddle if you want to rest easy, knowing you and your bike won't be crippled in the middle of a major effort or neighborhood ride.

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    Favorite Ride:   all of them

    Price Paid:    $150.00

    Purchased At:   Koobi

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    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by g-dawg

    Date Reviewed: July 12, 2014

    Strengths:    Firm padding, leather cover,comfy

    Weaknesses:    costly

    Bottom Line:   
    This review is for the koobi xenon. I got this saddle on a special deal, or I wouldn't have paid for it. It takes a little time to break in, but once the break in period is over this thing is amazing. Over the past several weeks I totally forget about my saddle. I ride up to 100 miles per ride, with no discomfort in my butt! Customer service has also been 1st class.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Dale B

    Date Reviewed: June 17, 2014

    Strengths:    Comfortable, tunable saddle. As an older rider I have found most modern bike saddles pretty hard on my skinny backside. The "15%" softer option for this saddle, along with the absorbers has been a good value for me, and increased my comfort and ability to handle longer rides.

    Weaknesses:    Had a problem with getting it to quiet down at first. Koobi gave me some suggestions and extended the return window. It worked and I have had no problems for several hundred miles now.

    Bottom Line:   
    Excellent option for riders having problems with excessively hard bike saddles, or those who ride on rough roads.

    Overall Rating:2
    Value Rating:2
    Submitted by Ed Rosa

    Date Reviewed: February 24, 2014

    Strengths:    Real leather and good looking.

    Weaknesses:    Not as comfortable as expected. Actually kind of hard.

    Bottom Line:   
    First, received saddle in a ziplock bag inside another USPS envelope! Company claims they were trying to save me $5 on shipping and handling. Like I care when buying a $200 saddle. No instructions on how to replace or adjust the rubber cushions. Had to get those emailed separately. Still not sure if the saddle feels hard because instructions are not clear to me as to how to adjust saddle. Overall, I don't recommend spending $200 for this saddle.

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