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I am scared to use my seat(8 posts)

I am scared to use my seatafrican
Oct 16, 2003 8:41 AM
I have this new selle aspide seat for my fondriest that I am scared to even put on the bike, the seat is the most awesome looking seat I have seen, have a look.....
I've got one I'm scared to use, too ...Humma Hah
Oct 16, 2003 8:54 AM
... a nice seat, picked up at a flea market, but it has an embroidered Schwinn Quality logo on it, and I'm afraid to put it on for any purpose but pure show. I'm sure it is rare.
where did you ever get that seat?maurizio
Oct 16, 2003 9:05 AM
Is Fondriest in bed with Sella Italia making these seats?
I wouldn't mind a Fizik like that for my Fondriest P4.
where did you ever get that seat?african
Oct 16, 2003 9:24 AM
where else but e bay. They make 2 of them, one is the monumental,
this one is the sat fly. Hence the fighter jets, they both were
made for the actual bikes. Check the italian web site for
Fondriest and look at sat finish.

There was one monumental seat on e bay a few weeks ago,
$100 winning bid, I think I got lucky with $65.
Keep looking at e bay, it is the only place I have seen them,
other than at interbike photos and those are on the bike.
I can't even find these seats on the manufactures web site.

See the pic from last years interbike, the front bike is the
monumental and the back one is the fly, with the monumental seat.
The seat I have is the fly.

I tell you fondriest is the bike to have!
is it just me......rufus
Oct 16, 2003 9:51 AM
or do those welds look like they belong on a huffy? looks like someone smeared toothpaste along the joint.
is it just me......BigFatSal
Oct 16, 2003 10:03 AM
Ya know, some people can complain about anything....

Okay, well actually that was the first thing I noticed too - not sure if it's the way the light is hitting the bike, or if it's got something to do with the paint, or if those welds are really as unattractive as they appear.. And being a former welder, I love seeing good welds on a bike but there's something not quite right about this. Hmmm.....
Protect it with duct tape -nmfiltersweep
Oct 16, 2003 9:59 AM
my but or the seat.. nmafrican
Oct 16, 2003 10:09 AM