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  1. #1
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    Dec 2008

    Saddle selection

    What is a Specialized Saddle is not working for my lady? She has wide sit bones (~150mm).

    When she rolls forward towards the drops there is a lot of irritation.
    Does anyone experience this? Anyone have a better saddle pick?


  2. #2
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    Have her tilt the saddle down a smidge. Mine is tilted down ~5 degrees.

  3. #3
    Vintage bike and rider
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    Feb 2005
    Quote Originally Posted by il sogno View Post
    Have her tilt the saddle down a smidge. Mine is tilted down ~5 degrees.
    I would suggest move the saddle forward. When she tilts forward I think she is rolling forward off of the platforms built in for her sitbones.

    Or, she is sliding forward - for this move it forward and raise the nose a little bit.

    Problem with tilting the saddle forward is that she might slide forward due to gravity, off of the sitbone platforms.

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