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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2011 12:00 am 
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I'm looking for a comfortable white saddle that isn't made from a single wafer of carbon and also doesn't look like a sofa on steroids.

I was interested in the Bontrager Evoke 2 in the following ST thread, but haven't had a reply yet.

http://www.singletrackworld.com/forum/t ... -grips-etc


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2011 12:10 am 
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There's a scott white saddle for £15 somewhere back a page or two :D


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2011 12:12 am 
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Yes I saw that, many thanks.

I'm being a bit picky and didn't want a cross breed of bicycle manufacturers on the bike (which is a Trek). :oops:


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2011 2:24 am 
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just took the plunge on a white charge spoon at £20 plus post, and it's well worth it.
Apparently influenced / a copy? of the Selle Flite.
Looks good and quite light, although stated 258g and weighed in at 290...
I wouldn't have minded but my " old git" Flite Alpes was 210g that I replaced it with!


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2011 8:44 am 
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I like the look of the Charge saddles, but a tailor once described me as having an 'ample seat' and I suffer on small saddles on rides longer than an hour. Having never sat on one, is there more padding than a Flite? In the 90's I had a couple of Flite's, but found them bloody uncomfortable with their lack of padding.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2011 10:32 am 
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I've not ridden it yet :lol:
certain got more meat on the bone than my Alpes one yes.

I'm more concerned with how long it's going to stay white against the Kula's beaming paintwork! 8)


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Charge are pretty wide (157mm iirc, so similar to Spesh's widest BG offering) and I find them too soft. Sounds like one might be worth a try :)

Taken me over a year to find one I can get on with - recommend either buying cheap & scruffy to try out or mint that you can sell on - Charge have a good following so at worst you shouldn't lose much money! 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2011 4:38 pm 
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got this very good condition selle xo saddle?

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 25, 2011 7:16 pm 
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OK, now you're most likely thinking that I'm being super picky (and I am), but is the rear plastic protection strip grey?

How much are you looking for too?


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 25, 2011 8:08 pm 
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Yeah silver/grey and £18 posted my good man.


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