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Brooks
B17 Standard with Black Rails

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Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails

This is the Brooks saddle if you ask most people which to buy. With many of us here riding them and the plethora of positive reviews this saddle gets we do not hesitate to recommend it.  The B17 usually gets a "The most comfortable saddle I have ever ridden." review and we agree.  They get better over time as they break in and form to your sit bones, but surprisingly are great right out of the box.

In general they are most used by people doing long rides / touring, but we have read many an account on MTBR.com of people using the saddle for Mountain Biking.

With the amount of people saying, "I have felt no numbness from this saddle" we are glad to sell it and have it be one of our best sellers!

Brooks B-17 Standard Saddles have black painted rails with machine installed tubular rivets.
  • The "Standard" Brooks saddle
  • Leather
  • Standard clamp rails
Weights in at 525g
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Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails

asked by: A Visitor
Does it come with the spanner wrench for tightening to saddle?
answered by: mlewis
Yup, sure does!
asked by: A Visitor
What if I get it and don't like it. Can it be returned?
answered by: canteau
You have 30 days to return any item in new unused condition. For full details please see our shipping policy page.
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Do you ship to canada?
answered by: awilson
Yes, we love our neighbors to the north!
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Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails

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Firm (13)
Shape (9)
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Commuting (13)
Road Cycling (11)
Mountain Biking (7)
Anything (6)
Touring (6)
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By all means this seat is in no way, shape, or form "soft," but the shape of the seat is great and it has been nothing but comfortable for me from day one. It looks great too!

Summed up: Get it! You won't be disappointed...it looks great and feels great too!

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

Likes: Shape, Comfortable

Works For: Road Cycling, Commuting

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Review of the Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails:
It took about a week for it to break in, but now it is as comfortable as anything else I've ridden on.

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

Likes: Shape, Comfortable, Firm

Works For: Road Cycling, Commuting

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Review of the Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails:
I have this seat mounted on my Rawland Drakkar, do-it-all bike. I've ridden this setup as a road bike, cx bike, dirt road bomber, and off-road trail bike. This seat takes it all with style and comfort. The break-in period goes faster than you'd expect.

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

Likes: Comfortable, Firm

Works For: Commuting, Road Cycling, Anything, Mountain Biking

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Review of the Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails:
I bought the apple green and it looks awesome! I can't wait to watch it darken with age.

Summed up: Buy a Brooks, never buy another saddle.

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

Likes: Comfortable, Shape, Firm

Works For: Road Cycling, Commuting, Mountain Biking

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After doing a lot of 'research' I took the dive with the antique brown. It took some adjustments before it felt 'right' but now I can't praise this saddle enough! It is the most comfortable thing, so slick and frictionless! After a few hundred miles it's obvious that this saddle is def worth the money. I now am thinking about getting the Imperial (with the cutout). Thanks Treefort!

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

Likes: Firm, Comfortable

Works For: Commuting

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Great product. This is my 2nd Brooks saddle. This one is taking a little longer to break in and I am getting used to it. I am using it with a suspension seat post and works out great. awesome ride and comfort all the way.

Down side is that that break in period for this saddle seems to be longer than my brooks flyer saddle for some reason. Also as with all Brooks saddle its not water proof.

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

Likes: Comfortable, Firm, Shape

Dislikes: Weight

Works For: Commuting, Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Anything, Touring

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This seat was comfortable from the first. After only a hundred miles, I doubt it is really "broken in", so I'm looking forward to even greater comfort in the future. I don't like a soft saddle. Sinking into the padding causes discomfort that begins after I dismount. I normally ride a more narrow, board-hard saddle. The B17 gives me more support and more comfort. It's a win-win for me.

This saddle is on my commuter. I plan to go to a B17 narrow for my racing bike as soon as finances permit. I think the narrower profile will allow for easier maneuvering during hard riding, but as I said above, I prefer a narrower saddle (at least until I rode the Brooks).

Summed up: Unbeatable saddle. Good looks, comfort, and iron reliability. What's not to love?

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

Likes: Shape, Comfortable, Firm

Works For: Road Cycling, Commuting, Mountain Biking

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Review of the Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails:
I rode through two Unicanitors before I softened to a Concor, and and finally a Terry TFI. Even though it's three times the weight of the others, I'm not going to list the weight of this saddle as a dislike. I was instantly impressed with the comfort. The saddle broke in well, and I'm even more impressed with the comfort. Now that I've changed my bars, and I'm sitting up higher, the standard shape is perfect. Mine's blue - it looks good.

Summed up: Comfort and class

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

Likes: Comfortable, Shape

Works For: Commuting, Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Touring

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Review of the Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails:
I love Brooks saddles. I bought this blue B17 to replace a Brooks sprung saddle, which I moved back on the mountain bike I originally had it on. The saddle is epic in any color, but the electric blue is particularly awesome.

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

Likes: Comfortable, Firm, Shape

Works For: Commuting, Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Anything, Touring

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Review of the Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails:
Great saddle at a great price. I've heard that Brooks saddle take some time to break in, and that seems to be the case. But it still seems to be comfortable enough for me and the look of it on my retro '78 Trek mountain bike is killer.

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

Likes: Comfortable, Firm

Works For: Commuting

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Review of the Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails:
Like everyone has said, it is firm but still pretty comfortable from day one. Can't wait for it to break in.
One tip is to make sure you point the nose of the saddle up enough. You would probably notice if you hadn't but it will keep you from sliding too far forward into an uncomfortable position.

Summed up: Classic, Tried and True

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

Likes: Comfortable, Firm, Shape

Works For: Commuting, Road Cycling, Touring

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Review of the Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails:
Man, I never would have believed a leather saddle would be more comfortable than a padded one. But I bought a B17 to replace my old Specialized and was amazed at the difference. My old saddle would start causing me discomfort after about 40 miles. With the Brooks I just keep on pedaling. Excellent product that lives up to the manufacturer's claims. I would encourage any long-distance tourers to give it a try.

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

Likes: Comfortable, Firm, Shape

Works For: Touring

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Review of the Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails:
I've been riding a B17 for 8 years essentially every day on my commuter. Literally thousands of miles. I originally got it and broke it in training for my first TOSRV ride. It was great for those back to back 100 mile days and has stayed great.

I've changed bikes several times, but kept the seat.

Recently I started to wonder if the seat was really that comfortable, so I took a ride on a friend's bike with a plastic/foam seat. All I'm gonna say is I'll never ride a plastic seat again.

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

Likes: Comfortable

Works For: Commuting, Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Anything, Touring

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Review of the Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails:
This is a great saddle once you break it in. You should buy a rain cover and the saddle proof with it though. It will help break in your saddle and keep it going for years to come.

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

Likes: Firm

Works For: Anything

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Review of the Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails:
I have ridden on a Brooks saddle since the early 70's and when I got this new-to-me bike I wanted another and have not been disapointed. I like the honey color, it goes well with my purple bike (lsu FAN). I am thinking of sendin my 40 year old in for re-leathering,its getting a little long.

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

Likes: Comfortable, Firm

Works For: Road Cycling

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Review of the Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails:
I'll never be happy on a saddle that isn't a Brooks, case closed.

Summed up: This saddle is simply the best ever.

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

Likes: Comfortable

Works For: Anything

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Review of the Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails:
I had heard that the Brooks saddles took a little time to break in, but I immediately appreciated the difference a Brooks saddle makes: so amazingly comfortable! I've had it only a few weeks and already I don't think I could ride anything else. It sounds ridiculous, but I'm going to need one for all of my bikes. The price at Tree Fort was incredible.

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

Likes: Comfortable, Firm

Works For: Commuting

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Review of the Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails:
This is a beautiful and classic bike seat. I strongly recommend this item.

Yes, I would recomend this to a friend.

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specs for the

Brooks B17 Standard with Black Rails

Gender:  
Male
Cover Material:  
Leather
Rail Material:  
Chromoly
Rail Style:  
Standard Rails
Saddle Cut Out:  
No
 

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