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    One used to able to get white men's saddles but now they seem to be almost non existent. A few years back that's all you would see the pros use.

    What changed?

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    They get dirty?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmach View Post
    They get dirty?
    Exactly! I can't figure out who would want a white saddle or white handlebar tape unless you enjoy constant cleaning.
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    Are you talking about a white saddle for men, or a saddle for white men?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lombard View Post
    Exactly! I can't figure out who would want a white saddle or white handlebar tape unless you enjoy constant cleaning.
    have both.

    keeping them clean is not an issue.
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    Quote Originally Posted by amicus View Post
    One used to able to get white men's saddles but now they seem to be almost non existent. A few years back that's all you would see the pros use.

    What changed?
    I couldn't find any either...

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    Quote Originally Posted by No Time Toulouse View Post
    Are you talking about a white saddle for men, or a saddle for white men?
    I laughed out loud when I read the OP, too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Opus51569 View Post
    I laughed out loud when I read the OP, too.
    Really and how would you interpret part of my OP which states "A few years back that's all you would see the pros use."

    But if that rattles your cage, so be it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amicus View Post
    But if that rattles your cage, so be it.
    No, what "rattled his cage" was that you said, "One used to able to get white men's saddles"


    Which can be read as Are you talking about a white saddle for men, or a saddle for white men?


    And yea.... that was FUNNY.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tlg View Post
    No, what "rattled his cage" was that you said, "One used to able to get white men's saddles"


    Which can be read as Are you talking about a white saddle for men, or a saddle for white men?


    And yea.... that was FUNNY.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tlg View Post
    No, what "rattled his cage" was that you said, "One used to able to get white men's saddles"


    Which can be read as Are you talking about a white saddle for men, or a saddle for white men?


    And yea.... that was FUNNY.
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    Been using White Fizik and White Concor Light saddles for years - never a problem.

    In the last year, something changed. Concor's are sale. I did find some Fabrick saddles in black and white that work - but they don't look as good as all white.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steelbikerider View Post
    Been using White Fizik and White Concor Light saddles for years - never a problem.

    In the last year, something changed. Concor's are sale. I did find some Fabrick saddles in black and white that work - but they don't look as good as all white.
    Thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by amicus View Post
    One used to able to get white men's saddles but now they seem to be almost non existent. A few years back that's all you would see the pros use.

    What changed?
    It's called fashion, Amicus. Look it up.



    Styes changed. We're into black, matte and on the other spectrum sharp colors that pop.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lombard View Post
    Exactly! I can't figure out who would want a white saddle or white handlebar tape unless you enjoy constant cleaning.
    I have Fizik white tape and saddles on 4 bikes. My challenge to others with dirty tape is what are you doing that your hands are so dirty? I wear gloves, but they are white and they are not dirty either.

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