Koobi PRS Saddles

4.73/5 (26 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: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.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Paul S

    Date Reviewed: June 12, 2013

    Strengths:    Elastomer shock absorbers work a treat and DON'T pop out. LEATHER cover NOT plastic. Comfortable and durable.

    Weaknesses:    The leather cover can stain.

    Bottom Line:   
    Saw it reviewed on here and thought I'd give it a try. I've had my PRS for over a year now and it's performed faultlessly. The cover is leather, not plastic (as a previous uninformed reviewer said), and the elastomer shock absorbers don't pop out unless you install them incorrectly.

    I would rate this saddle a little higher in the comfort stakes than the fizik Arione it replaced, and the Selle saddle before that. It allows me to slide onto it without catching on the nik's material.

    Overall - a great saddle that I will be keeping a looooong time.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Robert H a Recreational Rider

    Date Reviewed: December 23, 2011

    Strengths:    A quality product & great customer service

    Bottom Line:   
    I originally heard about Koobi saddles at MTBR.com . I tried the AU Enduro 8 years ago & what a relief : Comfort , durablilty,good looks,bust most of al comfort on long rides . Then purchased the PRS Alpha . It has exceded my expectations

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    Price Paid:    $195.00

    Purchased At:   Koobi.com

    Similar Products Used:   Au Enduro

    Bike Setup:   Bianchi road bike

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by JohnReviewer a Recreational Rider

    Date Reviewed: July 15, 2011

    Strengths:    Comfortable
    Not hard to adjust to.
    Can comfortable sit in different positions for different terrain and climbing.

    Weaknesses:    Cost. I spent $150 for a 2nd.

    Bottom Line:   
    After beginning another season with pain in the behind, I decided to try a Koobi saddle, especially because I am building up to a century this year. The saddle is very comfortable, and even when it hurts (which is rare) it hurt only on the sides of your backside, and does not affect you off the bike. A great improvement over all the other saddles I have tried, which are many. I am about to bite the bullet to put another one of these on another bike.

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    Favorite Ride:   Local roads

    Price Paid:    $150.00

    Purchased At:   Koobi.com

    Similar Products Used:   Terry Fly
    Brooks B17
    Serfas RX Performance
    Felt saddle

    Bike Setup:   Felt Z70 standard

    Overall Rating:3
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by mike a Recreational Rider

    Date Reviewed: June 12, 2011

    Strengths:    Good comfortable long distance saddle.

    Weaknesses:    Poor design of the whole Elastomer locating system...the junky grey plastic covers along with cheap carbon screws...rust easily don't seem to fit with this quality saddle.
    They must think we don't ride in the rain?
    At over two hundred dollars it needs better quality hardware.
    I contacted the manufacturer about the plastic covers breaking and the rusty screws...they didn't appear to be that anxious to help.Kinda blamed me.

    Bottom Line:   
    I ride about 5,00km/year
    Had the Koobi PRS Alpha for two years..it works pretty good and is comfortable for me.However it is not as well made as some others....The junky grey plastic covers that have to be pried off to access the screws for changing the Elastomers..break at the slightest contact...the screw are really Cheap Carbon Allen Heads which rust up immediately...The Elastomers do not seat properly and can pop out unless glued in. really like the saddle to ride with...but feel for this price that stainless screws are in order ...and that a redesign on the grey covers is long overdue.

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    Favorite Ride:   mountains

    Price Paid:    $210.00

    Purchased At:   Koobi

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