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  • Premier Icon steveoath
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    General goto on here is the Charge Spoon. (Or variants from the same factory i.e. Gusset R Series, madison flux).

    seavers
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    Recently went Charge Spoon…cheapo Wiggle deal. Really rate it.

    Premier Icon ratherbeintobago
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    Spoon can be had for £20ish and is reasonably comfortable.

    Problem is that saddles are a bit personal choice, and what works for me might not for you. I’d like to have a go on an Ergon saddle when my current perch wears out, though.

    scunny
    Member

    Just picked up myself a new hardtail, now I’ve always ran Fizik Gobi’s before but i’m looking to replace the current standard saddle and i’m willing to look elsewhere.

    Is there anything else I should be looking for?

    I use a WTB Silverado, I really like it, very comfortable.

    SDG Bel air is comfiest for me and usually what I always get. I did have a go on a mates bike with a charge spoon on it over the weekend and it felt ok actually, my bel air is scuffed through on one corner and needs replacing and the spoon is a lot cheaper.

    Premier Icon madhouse
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    Fellow Gobi fan here, in the spirit of ‘if it ain’t broke’ I’d get another one and stop worrying about what to swap it for.

    zelak999
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    Didn’t get on with the Gobi even after 6 months.
    Replaced it with a WTB Volt that suits my butt really well.

    Went from the gobi xm, to a wtb devo. It was ok, nothing brilliant. After a year I went back to the gobi, it felt like sitting back in a favourite armchair, everything seemed to fit perfectly. Won’t be changing anytime soon.

    jonk
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    Best saddles i’ve used are Prologo Nago, Charge spoon and SDG bel-air. Tried loads of others and these have been the best for me.

    mrblobby
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    Mess with saddles at your peril! Worth popping down the LBS to see if they have some test saddles you could try. For what it’s worth, mines a Gobi.

    tang
    Member

    i like spoons, but for the last couple of years both bikes have got spesh phenom experts. Correct width for me(sat on a BG arse o meter) and brilliant for miles/long days.

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