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white saddleswooden legs
Jan 9, 2004 1:51 AM
does anyone know an online dealer that sells a respectable white saddle? i'm looking for a selle aspide / slr / flite type saddle, but the catch is - no leather. if anyone has a used white saddle they'd be willing to part with i'd be interested too, leather or not. thanks!
re: white saddlesdivve
Jan 9, 2004 2:53 AM

For $292 + shipping the Fi'zi:k Aliante carbon rail with white microtex is awaiting you:)
re: white saddlestmguy
Jan 9, 2004 9:08 AM
Nashbar has the flite on sale in the latest catalog.
re: white saddleswooden legs
Jan 9, 2004 3:29 PM
yeah, the flite's leather, and i think 200+ for a saddle is a little out of my price range ha ha. maybe if i still had a job, and was delierious from fatigue all the time...
non leather?CritLover
Jan 9, 2004 9:49 PM
What other materials beside carbon fiber, and the occasional mesh-type material are saddles made of? I'm completely clueless.

Also, I'm going to take off my white Specialized Comp saddle in the next two weeks (it's on their website). It's your if you want it, but it's leather, and it's been used for almost a year. You can email me if interested-
non leather?xxl
Jan 10, 2004 3:29 AM
Actually, plenty of saddles, even good ones, are made with synthetic leathers stretched over a plastic base. And within the "synthetic" domain, you have "bonded" leathers (which use fused bits of real animal hide), as well as "true" synthetics, such as vinyl.
non leatherwooden legs
Jan 10, 2004 12:27 PM
aspide for one uses a man made compound as the covering of the saddle, it's pretty close to indestinguishable from real leather in feel, they say it's a poly micro fiber mesh of some sort that wears better and stands up to the elements longer. technical aspects aside, i'm a vegan and won't buy products made out of animal hides, but very occasionally buy used leather items that otherwise wouldn't be used or would be discarded.