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Re: [ST] Anyone doubt their Sargent Seat purchase?
- Subject: Re: [ST] Anyone doubt their Sargent Seat purchase?
- From: John Ulizzi <jaulizzi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2006 07:03:08 -0700 (PDT)
Saddles are funny things, and everyone's OEM saddle is
different, if you get my drift...IMHO, the Sprint has
the best stock saddle of any bike i have ever owned,
but it still isnt good enough, and nothing seems to
best it. I have tried the Triumph Gel, the Corbin, and
the Sargent, and havent liked any of them. I really
thought the Sargent was gonna be the answer. The only
one I didnt buy, I swapped Sprints with a friend for
one segment of a day ride, and couldnt wait to get
mine back...I have or have had Corbins on all my other
bikes, but everything you hear about their customer
service is true, especially of late.
Wish I could be mopre helpful...you might try some of
the custom things that Sargent can do on an individual
--- Todd J <me_shucker@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I picked up a Sargent seat off of Triumphrat not
> long ago and have put less than 200 mi on it. Mostly
> commuting and some local riding. The seat looks
> brand new, there are no surface marks on it at all
> and the only signs of wear are where the front frame
> tab inserts into the seat. It looks and fits great
> on the bike.
> But, I am finding that it puts me much more forward
> and higher on the bike (or further back into the
> seat "bump"). I feel disconnected from the bike and
> find myself distracted by it. I feel more like I am
> sitting "on" the bike as opposed to "in" the bike.
> My lower back is actually more sore with the Sargent
> after a 25mi commute as compared to the stocker.
> Tell me this will break in and I will love it or
> that I should ebay it.
> Just as a point of referrence, I have had
> aftermarket seats before, just not on the ST. I
> liked the aftermarket seats much better than the
> stockers on other bikes.
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