Classic looks. 90 - $624.99 $ 624 . Loops for traditional English-style touring bag. Can potentially wear out via stretching (seems unlikely within a reasonable time period). Your bike falling over in the garage or driveway isn't going to phase it at all. Brooks B17 Standard Saddle. plus €20.45 for delivery to United States of America. All in all very happy with the saddle, was quite comfortable right out of the box. Still needs some care, but is a great way to start a saddle. As others have stated, the Brooks line is pricey and, though I didn't have any problems, the seat rails are a little shorter than some. And yes, anyone who has done Ride the Rockies, I'm Shark Boy! I have a 17 purchased in 1980 for my touring bike that still works perfectly. High-quality leather and decorative steel rivets top off the classic design. Winning bid: US $90.00 [ 23 bids] Shipping: Calculate Varies based on location ... BROOKS B17 Standard Imperial Trekking and Touring Bicycle Saddle, Honey. Brooks offers B17 in various versions such as … ;-). These saddles break into your rear, not the other way around like other saddles. Like all of our leather saddles, each beautiful B17 Special emerges by hand from our Smethwick, England factory where it has been carefully finished with hand-hammered copper rivets to add life to the saddle by protecting the durable vegetable tanned leather. Brooks B17 Standard Classic Vintage Leather Bicycle Saddle Black Rails. Brooks B-17 is all I ride on any of my bikes. Also, many others have said they had to put the nose slightly up on theB17 but for me, I set the nose and rear of the saddle level and it's perfect. The B17 is our flagship model, ideal for long distance sports touring, trekking and atb use. Incredible. Picture Information. 100 miles is about the break in period for me. Free shipping for many products! Smear a thin coat of Proofhide on the UNDERSIDE of the saddle, and put it in the oven for about 20 minutes. Opens image gallery. Bisher bin ich immer Gelsattel gefahren. For €200 minimum purchase value without return. The price is kind of exploitative and and still not cheap even when you get it on sale like I did. well looked after and treated with oil as needed. Details about Brooks B17 Standard Black Leather Saddle See original listing. I suspect they are all good. Very durable. Free shipping. Yes, they take care and maintenance. My bike came with a setback seatpost so the rail length that others have had some problems with wasn't an issue for me. You are about to buy the standard model. Like a fine wine – but unlike an early episode of Top Gear (Dave, weekday mornings, for the homeworkers and self-isolators out there) – the Brooks B17 Classic saddle improves with age. I can't say enough about the comfort of this saddle and will definitely be putting a Brooks of some type on my other two bikes when their saddles need replaced. Description . The Brooks B17 saddle was originally launched sometime in the mid 1890s – it’s not been possible to establish the exact year. sign up. On the market for over 100 years, being featured in as early as the 1898 catalogue, the Standard models feature black steel rails and a selection of colourful uppers. Got my Brooks B17 Standard saddle quickly. It has been on the market for over 100 years, being featured in as early as the 1898 catalogue. It can't be slid back too far in the seatpost so you may want to use one with a little offset. Add to cart. Do not mess with the nose tensioning bolt: there is a reason the bolt is 3.5 cm so as to discourage the uninitiated. Code : 24622. I bought this saddle (actually a B17 Titanium) to go on my touring bike with the sole purpose of long miles. Besides, I could lose some weight on the engine before I worry about weight of the saddle. Super Sattel zu bestem Preis. It has been over 110 years now since it came on the market - the B17 Standard saddle belongs to the classics from Brooks. Switched from Terry Fly after a century where I chafed badly. Handmade in England from 100% vegetable tanned leather that will mould and shape individually to each rider. Brooks B17 Standard Saddle Black. If you are one of those spandex guys you probably want a lighter saddle. £97.99. Comfortable out of the box. Very well. My first ride was 4 miles of pure comfort, and each subsequent one has gotten longer and are equally comfortable. Dieser englische Ledersessel ist einfach eine Wohltat und ich fahre ihn auf all meinen Rädern. Read the Strengths for a cool break in tip, but there's only one word that works here. This saddle is designed for longer, fast-paced tours. 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