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Brooks seat rails(4 posts)

Brooks seat railsLittle giant
Oct 23, 2001 7:21 AM
Recently purchased a Brooks saddle but cannot get the setback I need as with the previous Prolink saddle. Is there a solution to this situation....if so can you let me know.
re: Brooks seat railsscottfree
Oct 23, 2001 7:30 AM
No solution with the saddle itself. You might have to change posts, get a bit more setback that way.
Brooks seat railsharper
Oct 23, 2001 7:52 AM
No solution really. The rails are the only drawback I can see to a Brooks. It is tough sometimes to get your setback and tilt set up. Case in point, I had to get the 12 degree clamp from Thomson in order to get the nose down level. The normal clamp would not even get it close.
re: Brooks seat railsDINOSAUR
Oct 23, 2001 8:53 AM
I had the same exact problem with a Brooks saddle. Loved it as much as I did, I could not get my knop dialed in because of the position of the rails. I opted for another saddle. You might consider a set back seat post as already mentioned. The Brooks are retro saddles made when bikes had relaxed st angles, more in line with touring bikes. I could not get it to dial in with the geometry of my Klein. I hope it works for you.
Dino