We like Brooks Proofide best. And unlike most saddles out there, Brooks leather saddles are semi-easily repaired, and many repairs we can do in house. The B17 is Brook's flagship model, ideal for long distance sportive touring, trekking and atb use. I bought this saddle in the honey color and right out of the box it was noticeably comfortable and I haven't had any problems with it. With many of us here riding them and the plethora of positive reviews this saddle gets we do not hesitate to recommend it. Your question might be answered by sellers, manufacturers, or customers who bought this product. Champion, B-17, Finesse, B66, B67 and Flyer. Brooks Saddles Women's Imperial B17 S Standard Bike Saddle with Hole and Laces, Antique Brown. Condition is "Used". If your saddle and bars are set up right, Nitto Super Flare Heat Treated Dirt Drops. Brooks Saddles B17 Standard S is our flagship model, ideal for long distance sports touring, trekking and atb use. Brooks saddles don’t like the rain, but the solution is simple. Well my B17 came today I looked at it,Hummmmmm. But after buying it from my local bike store and riding on it for about an hour for several days I found the saddle chafed on the most sensitive part of the female genitalia (and every woman knows how much THAT hurts!) Brooks' flagship model, the B17 Special has offered sublime support and unrivaled comfort for more than a century. “The reality is, the saddle is the part of the bike with which we share our most intimate contact, and it’s worth getting right. On a road bike your body is angled forward enough that as much as 40% of your weight can be on the front of the bike at any time, so the soft tissue of your pubic area will be compressed. Angled riding position. It has been on the market for over 100 years, being featured in as early as the 1898 catalogue. The Standard models feature black steel rails and the honey leather seat features tubular steel rivets. The B17 is Brooks flagship model, ideal for long distance sports touring, trekking and mtb use. $121.17. No stretch at all or adjustment to stretch out whatsoever. Please try again. And the Brooks B17 was one o them. I read every possible review on this saddle. Brooks B17 Standard Saddles user reviews : 4.5 out of 5 - 20 reviews. Brooks saddles were invented before synthetic fabrics and huge thick chamois pads. Condition is "Used". In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. The B17 is designed for long-distance bicycle touring.  A bicycle brings you closer to experiences, they enrich a locality, they are spiritual partners on your journey through life. Analog Cycles builds enlightened bikes for life’s peregrinations. Thanks to its flexible, hammock-like performance that moves with every pedal stroke, the B17 Short is a supremely … Reviewed in the United States on April 22, 2011. Great saddles - been ridden Brooks since 1975 (both "S" models and regular). Not quite enough to even break it in yet. I hopped on for a quick cruise around the block and was amazed at the comfort. Move up to the £110 B17 Special and the B17 … WAY TO HARD! Weanas Bike Handlebar Tape PU Leather Road Bicycle Handlebar Grip Wraps Bar Tapes with Bar End Plugs - 2PCS Per Set, Planet Bike Seat Leash Bicycle Security Cable (2.5mm x 24-Inches), Velo Orange Grand Cru Long Setback Seatpost MKII: 30.2mm Setback, 27.2mm, 300mm, Silver, Kulannder Waterproof Bike Saddle Cover in Black, Bicycle Seat Rain Cover with Elastic, 3Packs Bike Seat Cover. 62. They are an excellent choice for touring, century rides, ultra-marathon rides and other demanding types of cycling. 2. Just wear lightweight hiking shorts, or jeans with some stretch or that are baggy enough not to need stretch. Uggggggg. You don’t need to wear cycling shorts with a Brooks. Brooks B17 Standard Steel Saddle I have always heard these saddles were the most comfortable so I took the risk and IT WAS THE GREATEST CHOICE OF MY LIFE! 00 $120.00 $120.00. I'm sure with time it'll better mold to my body but the first ride felt comfy. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The first centruy is a little uncomfortable and then your will have 1,000’s of great miles. 17cm wide where you sit. Needless to say, they have a pretty good idea of what they’re doing. 3 users rated this 4 out of 5 stars 3. 679/2016 (GDPR). Free shipping. Not so a Brooks. I knocked on it, Errrrrrrrrrrr, then I sat on it. Price: US $248.34. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Reviewed in the United States on January 20, 2014.  DO NOT BE FOOLED by most saddles that say they are 17cm wide. We only stock the standard length, not the S model, which has a shorter nose. Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails - This is the Brooks saddle if you ask most people which to buy. Tiny bit of rash on top and side from having to flip my bike to fix a crank issue. THE CLASSIC BROOKS B-17 BIKE SADDLE- IT HAS NO EQUALS! Finally I gave in and asked my husband for one for Christmas. I scoured cycling forums and blog posts. 1 users rated this 3 out of 5 stars 1. FUFEN Vintage Bicycle Seat, Classic Brown Bicycle Seat, Thick Cowhide Material, Electroplated Spring Design, Strong Rivets, Suitable for Outdoor Riding and Long-Distance Riding on Retro Bicycles. The Brooks England Standard B17 saddle has received myriads of positive reviews, all credits to its classic, comfy and durable design. Being Brooks' flagship model for over 100 years, the B17 has been the go-to leather saddle for long distance touring, trekking, and all-terrain use. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. 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