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Brooks B17 Standard Black Steel Saddle
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- HANDMADE IN ENGLAND- Manufactured using 100 year old traditional techniques and the finest vegetable tanned leather.
- FLAGSHIP MODEL-The B17 has been on the market for over 100 years, featured in the Brooks catalog as early as 1898.
- THE ORIGINAL LEATHER SADDLE - Often imitated, never duplicated, this simple yet elegant design is the original leather saddle. Don’t be fooled by immatations, this is the saddle you've been looking for.
- LIFETIME COMFORT - The B17 shapes to your body over time, like a fine wine - this saddle gets better with age.
- BUY WITH CONFIDENCE - Brooks backs up the B17 with a 10 year manufacturers warranty
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Classic. Lifetime Comfort, Shapes to Your Body, Cool in Hot
The Classic range includes many of our best selling models for the modern cyclist, since all saddles have single rails and are thus compatible with micro-adjust seat posts. The B17 is the most popular saddle in the Brooks Classic range. It is certainly the oldest Brooks model and longest living saddle in cycling history. This icon has been sold as far back as 1896 and for over a century never went out of production. Many of these models are available also in the Aged and Imperial lines.
Brooks England B-17 Standard
Made In England
The B17 is Brooks England's Flagship model, ideal for long distance sports touring, trekking and mtb use. It has been on the market for over 100 years, being featured in as early as the 1898 Brooks England's Catalog . The model is available for gents and ladies: the B17 (gents) and B17 S (ladies). The Standard models feature black steel rails, the B17 Special features copper plated steel metalwork, and the B17 Titanium. Both the B17 Special and the Titanium also feature hand hammered copper rivets.
Quality Craftsmanship since 1866
Over almost a century and a half, Brooks England has grown from a small workshop to a byword in quality craftsmanship. Back in 1865, John Boultbee Brooks left his hometown of Hinckley in Leicestershire with just £20 in his pocket.
He headed for Birmingham, where in 1866 he established a business in horse harnesses and general leather goods in Great Charles Street under the name JB Brooks & Co. In 1878, the unfortunate death of Mr Brooks’ horse led to a stroke of inspiration. Unable to afford another horse, he borrowed a bicycle in order to commute to work. He found the seat so uncomfortable that he vowed to do something about it.
On 28 October 1882, Mr Brooks filed his first saddle patent. Waddling cyclists everywhere rejoiced and the new product was a roaring success.
|Color||Apple Green/Black Steel|
|Department||ADULTS, UNISEX-ADULT, MENS|
|Item Dimensions||4 x 9 x 14 inches|
|Shipping Weight||2.1 pounds|
|Sport Type||Outdoor Lifestyle|
The flagship bike seat that Brooks England has been producing for more than 100 years. The durable, vegetable-tanned leather will break in beautifully over the saddle's lifetime, making it pleasing to the eyes and the seat. Steel rails and metal hardware.
Color: Apple Green/Black Steel
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I'm paranoid about it getting stolen because I live in Brooklyn. But I bought a Master cable gunlock and locked it to the bike. It's perfect, the lock is super light weight, I barely notice.