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USD$600+ and Up for a Bike Seat

Old 09-21-21, 03:54 PM
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USD$600+ and Up for a Bike Seat

I thought when i bought my $450.00 SMP Seats a few years ago that was insane and now I see seats selling for as much as USD$800.00 Has to be "JUST BECAUSE" I want it as not sure what a 600-800 dollar seat provides..
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Are you talking about the custom printed saddles? Come on - show us a (sideways ) pic with 17 of 'em, still in the box.
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Old 09-21-21, 04:27 PM
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In blue...

https://www.racycles.com/equipment/c...on-saddle-5050
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My friend the PorscheMogul has some of those $450 Specialized saddles and says they are quite comfy.
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My friend the PorscheMogul has some of those $450 Specialized saddles and says they are quite comfy.
Id really like to try one of those. Not sure I could pull the trigger.
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I’d really like to try one of those. Not sure I could pull the trigger.
Oh, snap.

Admittedly, he had it slammed too far forward. But still .....





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If you're gonna spend that kind of money at least call it a "saddle".
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Thank you for letting us know you want an incredibly expensive saddle just because.
It has been noted.
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By the way, welcome back. I hope this means you recovered from that horrific Raccoon Crash.
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By the way, welcome back. I hope this means you recovered from that horrific Raccoon Crash.

Thanks and yes its been just over a year since it happened and all good here. The only thing that lingered on for awhile was the vertigo and it also finally all went away about 6 months or so... Its also now 7 years since my nasty crash on a set of RR Tracks that I escaped without surgery or hip replacement.. Were good and just hold my breath every time I head out daily on my plastic beater...
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
Thank you for letting us know you want an incredibly expensive saddle just because.
It has been noted.

well you are very welcome..
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Originally Posted by GlennR View Post
If you're gonna spend that kind of money at least call it a "saddle".

I will correct that just for you..!
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I'm gonna go squat on the PinarelloMogul user name and wait to sell to the highest bidder.





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I'm gonna go squat on the PinarelloMogul user name and wait to sell to the highest bidder.

Probably already scooped up by sellers on Alibaba
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are these expensive bike seats actually comfy?
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are these expensive bike seats actually comfy?

There is no cushion at all and quite rigid but dont really notice it to much in my small 25-40 miles a day..
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Are you talking about the custom printed saddles? Come on - show us a (sideways ) pic with 17 of 'em, still in the box.

I saw your comment & I chuckled, this guy loves to flex all his stuff on The Rolex Forum.
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Originally Posted by mwatt65 View Post
I saw your comment & I chuckled, this guy loves to flex all his stuff on The Rolex Forum.

GIANT..? ok sure and I bet sporting a stainless flipper @ MSRP too..?



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My SMP Stratos saddles cost about $250 each. That’s the most I've ever paid, but they're the most comfortable I've ever owned.
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You're right all steel Rolex's at MSRP. By the way I upgraded to Giant Revolt Pro 1 I hope that passes the flex test.. I only got into cycling last year, so give me a chance to catch up.
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GIANT..? ok sure and I bet sporting a stainless flipper @ MSRP too..?



My amazing timepiece is lightweight compared to that boat anchor.


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Just like with bicycles, plastic > steel.
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
My amazing timepiece is lightweight compared to that boat anchor.


Likely keeps better time.
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No question a digital quartz keeps better time than an analog watch. The atomic clock ones go one better on time keeping and are hard to beat outside of an atomic clock itself.
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