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Brooks B17 Special Saddle

£93.99 £11.00 discount
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  • Trustpilot review 9.3 out of 40.725 reviews

Specifications

Brand Brooks
ColourBrown
Type of saddleTrekking
Seat category Wide >145 mm
CutoutNo
Cover materialLeather
Rail materialSteel
Saddle shape Round
ModelSpecial Series
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Description

The B17 is Brook's flagship, perfect for long-distance tour rides, trekking, and mountain biking. This classic saddle has been on the market for over a hundred years. This 'Special' edition features a copper plated steel saddle rails and rivets.

Special: handmade by craftsmen.

A long long time ago Brooks saddles were produced with small rivets. Pro cyclists would let their saddle get a large copper rivet finish to increase its lifespan. This is because the larger rivets have a better pressure distribution towards the leather. This "upgrade" was used by Brooks years ago. A poorly placed hammer hit can cause irreparable damage to the leather. This makes it of great importance that the Brooks saddles are produced with the utmost care. Each rivet on each Special model is carefully hammered by craftsmen.


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Colour Brown Brown / Yellow / Grey / Black Brown / Yellow / Grey / Black Blue / Brown / Green / Red / Black
Type of saddle Trekking Trekking / City Race / Trekking Trekking
Seat category Wide >145 mm Wide >145 mm Wide >145 mm Wide >145 mm
Cutout No No Yes / No No
Cover material Leather Leather Leatherette Leather
Rail material Steel Steel Steel Steel
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Reviews

10 / 10

Jake, 22 May 2016

A great quality saddle that was comfortable from the off.

I haven't managed to do many miles on my Brooks saddle yet, but it is already comfier than the cheap one it replaced. The leather quality is excellent, and I am looking forward to thousands of comfortable miles in the future. One piece of advice is that the saddle is sensitive to set-up, so spend some time getting it at the right tilt and position...it will be worth it.

Pros

  • Great quality
  • An investment for comfortable miles

10 / 10

Richard, 14 December 2015

Excellent bit of kit.

Comfortable from the start and getting better.

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Looks so good

Cons

  • heavy for a lightweight bike

8 / 10

Ton, 12 June 2018

een fijn zadel

Pros

  • Geen transperatie
  • Het gaat naar je bips vormen
  • Het zit gewoon fijn
  • goedekwaliteit

Cons

  • De klinknagels gaan na enkele jaren los zitten maa

All specifications

ColourBrown
Type of saddleTrekking
Seat category Wide >145 mm
CutoutNo
Cover materialLeather
Rail materialSteel
Saddle shape Round
ModelSpecial Series
Saddle Rail Diameter7 x 7 mm

Additional information

• Length: 275 mm
• Width: 175mm
• Height: 65 mm
• Weight: 540g