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What's up with the new Saddleco Flow saddle?(2 posts)

What's up with the new Saddleco Flow saddle?Pjkad
May 21, 2003 7:37 AM
Availability keeps getting delayed...now until 7/15 on Performance site. Is this product for real or can't it be manufactured in quantities?...I was interested in trying it.
i'm interested too but am starting to think it's vaporwarewolfereeno
May 28, 2003 10:06 AM
I've got one of those Aeron chairs that it's patterned after and it's worth every penny. Mainly due to the air circulation - it gets really hot in my apartment.

Anyway, my suspicion is that taking that Aeron mesh material and making it into a saddle is harder than it looks. The chair has a lot more area to spread your weight around. Imagine how tight the fabric would have to be to support your body weight with so little surface area. I could imagine another potential problem being surface roughness. At it's worst it could be like sitting on a cheese grater! Lastly maybe they're delaying it due to quality or durability issues.

But I hope they get it right. Could be the saddle of my dreams.