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Seat Swap(18 posts)

Seat SwapLone Gunman
Mar 14, 2002 5:03 PM
Since we have so many posters on this board searching for info on the right seat, what if we (posters) had a seat swap with the individuals negotiating their own terms of the deal. It is just a thought and no I am not volunteering to be the clearing house for deals. I for one have a 1 season old Terry Fly that I won't be using and am looking to swap it for a San Marco Regal (rivets, smooth leather) or a Brooks Pro of similar vintage. Just thinking we could all use to trade out a few seats for something more usable. Sort of just like I did here, got a Terry Fly looking for a Regal or Pro.
your idea has its merits....Spirito di Finocchio
Mar 14, 2002 6:21 PM
but im not sure if it will take off. i hope for you it does

but if not try google groups and post a want to trade listing.... you might have more success there and if not its a good a place as any to sell what you have but add something obvious to your email adress and point it out in the body of the ad for others to remove otherwise you will be a victim of spam emails.

sdeals has the best prices i have seen for the regal and also a few of the brooks saddles. it might be wise to buy a few tires or such things to make it worthwhile shipping wise.

i thought the classifieds here had a wanted section but i cant find it.

but then again maybe there is someone out there looking for a terry and has a regal or brooks they dont want anymore.
Good idea,Crankist
Mar 14, 2002 6:45 PM
My like-new San Marco Era to trade for S.I. Flite or Flight gel.
I've got a yellow oneAhimsa
Mar 14, 2002 8:06 PM
Gel w/ Ti rails.


heck yesCrankist
Mar 14, 2002 8:07 PM
Gimme specs on the Era.Ahimsa
Mar 14, 2002 8:12 PM
It's not the postal version is it? I assume it's black, Ti and no rips or anything? The Flite is in perfect condition for a ridden saddle.

Tell me, why are you not into the Era?

I don't hate or care for Flites either way, but the yellow is the problem. Came on a bike with a WAY yellow scheme. I've since toned down the look of the steed and am left with the saddle. I'd run it on my messenger since pretty means sh!t there, but I run cheapos on that and just can't justify ruining such a saddle.

smooshed my ass...Crankist
Mar 15, 2002 6:24 AM
...just too firm. Yes black, came right off the Zurich right after I got it. No tears, just like new.
Rails? - dunno.
Maybe an identifier like SEAT SWAP OPP(nm)Lone Gunman
Mar 14, 2002 7:02 PM
My idea also stems from the fact that I ...Lone Gunman
Mar 14, 2002 7:07 PM
do not want to sink more money into a seat when I have one to trade and the other guy benefits. Also completely unfamiliar with goggle and ebay auctions, just does not interest me that much, so I have never shopped the auctions at all.
I'll do a Max flite trans am for a prolink gel...g-money
Mar 14, 2002 7:27 PM
Max flight is black... Black prolink would be nice but not nec. Scratsching on the rails form installation.
re: Seat Swapblondepower
Mar 14, 2002 8:15 PM
I bought the Selle SLR and that damn thing hurts my a$$. I need to find an alternative.
re: Seat SwapLeak
Mar 14, 2002 10:21 PM
I have a 2001 Bontrager RaceLite Gel, black with silver embroidery and Ti rails. Would like to swap for a blue Flite Ti Gel or could sell it directly.


re: Seat Swapjakerider
Mar 15, 2002 5:34 AM
O yes, now were talking! I have a max flite TA. I am willing to swap. You know, all of this talk about
saddles and I have never seen any comments on the new, $180 fizik aliante. The aliante has
a carbon shell and carbon rail. $180 for qa saddle! YOWZA
swap for UK postersboneman
Mar 15, 2002 7:27 AM
I have a mint, less than 50 miles, black ProLink TransAm which I'll swap for a Flite TransAm.
re: Seat Swapmizzou
Mar 15, 2002 7:56 AM
I've got a mint Fizik Pave (steel rail) that I would like to trade for a Avocet 02 of similiar condition. Thanks.
got a orginal Terry Liberator I'd part withColnagoFE
Mar 15, 2002 8:46 AM
It's nearly new...just doesn't agree with my butt--preferably in exchange for a standard Selle Italia Flite or equivalent in decent shape.
I love the idea. Stem swap too.Alex-in-Evanston
Mar 15, 2002 9:07 AM
I've got a Speicalized body geometry to get rid of (who doesn't?), an SI flite, and a WTB laser V.

Stems to dump - 100cm Mutant (black), 3TT quill piste 100cm.

Brooks Team Pro..DINOSAUR
Mar 16, 2002 8:59 PM
Used off and on for about two seasons, broken in and well cared for. Will swap for an all black San Marcos Era. the Brooks couldn't dial in with the geometry of my Klein. I have a Postal Team Era, but would prefer a black one. I still have the orignal box the Brooks came in....