I have tested this saddle for over 10,000 Km now and this is what I have to say! C $82.60 + shipping . Key Specs. AU $211.99. All of the B17 models feature bag loops to permit the use of a traditional English-style With copper rails, mid-sized copper rivets and a chamfered edge on the skirt, this saddle is stylin'. Loops for traditional English-style touring bag. 540 grams (weights may vary due to leather thickness). I've never had any discomfort breaking them in, but wouldn't recommend a hundred mile ride until you've got a few miles on them. Item location: San Francisco, California, United States . If you’ve always wanted a leather saddle but aren’t sure if they are right for you, give his series a read. All-leather . If it hurts to ride it, get another model. It had made a brief appearance in the 1910 catalogue but it does not appear to become established in the range before the 1920s. It is directly descending from the B66 Champion, first featured in the 1927 catalogue. BROOKS B17 S Standard HONEY. Brooks B17 Champion Special Men’s Saddle…Comfort or Calluses? The keystone of the Brooks saddle line with a few extra features. Brand: Brooks; Model: Special Bicycle Saddle B17, Type: Saddle, Material: Leather, Frame: Steel; Length: 280mm; Width: 170mm, Colour: green, honey, black, Weight: 540 grams. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Right, let’s not beat about the bush here; these are expensive saddles. I used a standard Brompton saddle for about 6 months (the original foam saddle on pre 2009 models, not the new saddle with the hand grip on the nose). This is a classic piece of cycling gear and is Brooks best selling model. I have a Brooks B17 Champion Special on my Brompton and a titanium Swift on my road bike. Black, Honey, or Brown cover. The B17 series is the most popular Brooks model. First introduced in 1898, the B17 has been in production for over 100 years. The Special has copper rails, mid-sized copper rivets and a chamfered edge on the skirt. Brooks . 5 out of 5 stars (1) 1 product ratings - Saddle b17 Special Brown SE62M BROOKS City Universal. See similar items. Brooks B17 Standard Leather Saddle - Black. AU $79.77 postage. Ideal for long-distance cycle touring and trekking, and ATB use; also makes a great commuter saddle. Flyer . Titanium. Please click on image above to get a large image with views from both sides of the saddle LS11A BROOKS CHAMPION FLYER SPRUNG SADDLE HONEY 1980s–90s B17 Standard width Excellent £49 . FF. Made in England. Brooks B17 Champion Special: Brand: Brooks: Primary Group: B17: Model: B17 Champion Special: Years: ? In the 1920s a new B17 model was introduced, the Narrow which was just 6in wide. 280mm Length x 170mm Width. Image not available. Hand-hammered rivets and special finishes characterise the B17 Special Saddle. Origin. All-leather . The B17 Champion Special is a fancier version of Brooks’ flagship model, the B17 Standard. Bling; the Champion Flyer Special has big fancy copper rivets. Saddle b17 Special Brown SE62M BROOKS City Universal. Maybe it's a man thing. Includes loops for traditional English touring bags. AU $79.77 postage. Seller: grayrogue4181 | Seller's other items. Brooks B17 Saddle Brand Brooks Price $130.00 Select Options. The B17 Champion Special is a fancier version of Brooks flagship model, the B17 Standard. The latest release of the Brooks Sprinter that you are referring to (B17 Champion Sprinter with titanium frame) was released by Brooks in 2008. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. This is a Special version of the basic Black Brooks B.17, because the lower edge of the side flap is hand-beveled (skived), and the rivets holding the leather to the frame are 13mm wide copper and set by hand with a hammer, rather than small steel and machine-set. The Swallow is narrower and I tried the modification shown first for a friend who likes the swallow but wants it a bit wider (for the bigger butts ;-)), but he also wanted the pressure relieving cutout of the B17 Imperial. Cruiser . The B17 Champion special with copper carriage in antique brown looks and nice and this modified version looks even better and rides great. The tensioned leather evolves over time, giving each saddle a unique character. It’s as it’s come straight of the bike . Saddle Flyer Imperial Black SE60N BROOKS City Universal. Sixlegs- I wouldn't rule out the Imperial, the idea of the cutout is sound and very common with female-specific saddles. Imperial. From £54.99 Black. Brooks B17 Saddle. It is ideal for long distance cycle touring, trekking, and atb use. It also makes a great commuter saddle. … The B17 is designed for long-distance bicycle touring. Customers who bought this item also bought. General Cycling Discussions: 25: 15 Oct 2020 From £94.99 Black. Like all Brooks saddles the leather will eventually conform to the riders body for an unmatched level of comfort. The B17 Special offers a little extra flair over Brook's classic B17 model. The Brooks B17 is a truly a beautiful saddle. I am aware of the following differences between the standard B17 and the B17 Champion Special: B17: === small steel rivets black painted frame non-skivved edges Champion Special: ===== large hammered copper rivets copper plated frame skivved edges I seem to recall reading that the standard B17's leather was thinner than the CS, allowing faster break-in. Black. The B17 saddle is handmade by Brooks England in their factory in Birmingham. As you mentioned it was limited to 1925 pieces. Special. BROOKS ENGLAND SADDLE RAIN COVER - LARGE. 1 bid. After reading many reviews, I bought the Brooks B17 Champion Standard to replace basically a new seat on a recent mountain bike purchase. Brooks Cambium C17 All Weather Saddle. Brooks B17 Champion Standard Brown Leather Saddle. The B17 is most appropriate for cyclists who set their handlebars about the same height as their saddles, or a bit lower. With a proper polish the light rub marks won’t be noticeable at all . Honey. Watch . The shapes of the C17 and C15 are based on the popular Brooks B17 touring saddle and their racing Swift saddle, respectively. Size: Select Size Chart Color: Black HANDMADE IN ENGLAND- Manufactured using 100 year old traditional techniques and the finest vegetable tanned leather. Postage and packaging . Watch. England . AU $250.33. SPORT CYCLIST PREFERRED – The B17 has long been the first choice of sporting cyclists who prefer the freedom of thigh movement and the unparalleled comfort of the B17. Brooks B17 Champion Special Saddle: Condition: Used. Current Stock: 0 Current Stock: 1. Picture Information. England . The only surprise I have had with the Brooks B17 Champion Special is that I love it, and if anyone tries to take it from me, I will have no choice but to freak out. Watch. Being a leather saddle, it takes a few rides to break in, in the neighborhood of a hundred miles. New saddle for my Raleigh International Project with the new saddle on Sarah's Super Course mixte. Add To Cart Add To Cart. Brooks B17 Special Black Top Copper Rails Saddle The Brooks B17 Champion Special leather bike saddle features large hammered copper rivets for a retro look. Shipping: Calculate Varies based on location and shipping method. The Brooks B17 isn't laden with technology. C $94.63 1 bid + shipping . Saddle b17 Women's Brown Antique SE70A BROOKS City Universal. Having said that, if you don't want it, I'd be interested- I'll send johnnyc71 a PM. Like all of our leather saddles, each beautiful B17 Special emerges by hand from our Smethwick, England factory where it has been carefully finished with hand-hammered copper rivets to add life to the saddle by protecting the durable vegetable tanned leather. No amount of breakin will fix it. One point, if you get a saddle, even the B17, and you feel like you’re in pain, get rid of it. Price: US $95.00. In 1905 Brooks introduced a new version of the B17, the B17 Champion with dimensions of 11 x 6 1/2in almost identical to the modern Standard model. Watch. C $94.63 1 bid + shipping . This iconic saddle was first introduced into the Brooks product range in 1890. The Brooks B-17 Champion Special Titanium model uses a 60 mm zinc-plated bolt with a tapered collar nut (the importance of which will be apparent later). Brand. AU $211.24. Brooks B17 Narrow Imperial Bike Saddle. Dispatched with Other Courier (3 to 5 days). Ended: Dec 10, 2020. Quantity. Model. Reviewing a B17 saddle as new piece of gear may seem a bit odd – the design was introduced into the Brooks range in 1910. Free postage. Brooks . Type. IDEALE The largest and most well respected of French saddle makers. Style. I noticed that even today they still have some for sale on the Brooks England site, so they obviously haven't sold very well – five years on and still haven't sold all 1925 limited edition saddles?? NATURAL … Brooks Champion Flyer S and B17 Champion Special. The special B17 features mid-size hammered copper rivets, copper plated steel rails and chamfered sides. June 2008 . Brown. The stock seat was just too soft with too much flex for my taste so even though the Brooks line is somewhat expensive, I decided it was time to try one. Superb craftsmanship and a vintage yet timeless design set it apart from other touring and commuting saddles. Watch. The design is largely unchanged from the original product that was introduced over 100 years ago. A Brooks saddle should feel comfortable, though a little hard when you get it. AU $29.95. Mouse over to Zoom-Click to enlarge: X. Brooks B17 vs B17 Champion Special . #floridagravelbiking Thoughts on this plank of wood...I mean leather. Brooks Standard Spanner. Ending Today at 21:29 AEST 5h 9m Local pickup. AU $5.80 postage. I … Standard. AU $200.00. Vintage 1970's Lycett Saddle-(same as Brooks B17) C $51.63 + shipping . BROOKS B17 Leather Saddle-UK Made B17, Black Brown Honey or Aged … Special ‘brass rivets ‘ nice condition . Unable to be content with just riding the thing he has decided to record the break in period every 100 miles to bring you an inside look at the whole process. LS11 BROOKS B72 4 wire saddle Dressed top Very good to excellent £45 . In fact, it hasn't much changed in twice my lifetime. The seller hasn't specified a postage method to United States. A new Brooks B17 Champion Special leather saddle is bolted to his seat post and boy if he isn’t worked up about it. AU $205.77. B17 . Condition is "Used". From £9.99 Out of Stock. Finding the right bicycle saddle has many personal variables — from riding style to, yes, bum shape. £4.99 Brooks Leather Bar Tape. Black Steel. Brooks B17 Special . Bicycle saddle reviews can be difficult to discern. £4.99 Natural. Sharing the same leather tops of the B17 models, they combine the comfort of these popular models with the extra suspension granted by two rear springs. Have … 0. blorg Posts: 1,169. 2 x Brooks B17 champion standard SOLD: For Sale & Auction: 1: 15 Feb 2020: Brooks Saddles i have on e bay: For Sale & Auction: 0: 7 Dec 2020: Brooks B17 special £60: For Sale & Auction: 7: 6 Nov 2020: To Brooks, or not Brooks? Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 . Brooks England Saddle Cover. Most bikes today come with saddles made of molded plastic or nylon, though some higher end saddles are made of carbon fiber. Brooks Champion Special B17 Titanium Saddle Bike Bicycle Seat Black. Unique mid-sized hammer copper rivets, copper plated steel rails and chamfered sides are sure to add a touch of class to any bike, new or old. Cruiser . Brooks Bicycle Saddle - Flyer S - Ladies - Black . Brooks B17 Champion. ). In this video I review the Brooks B17 Saddle. Opens image gallery. The B.17 is Brooks's most popular saddle, and the one we recommend most of the time. This saddle is an excellent choice for touring, century rides, ultra-marathon rides and other demanding types of cycling. There are different variants. They are an excellent choice for touring, century rides, ultra-marathon rides and other demanding types of cycling. Details about Brooks B17 Champion Special Saddle See original listing. Brooks Rubber Bar End Plugs. My B17’s are Ti Special and they are all on high end sub twenty pound bikes. 7 watching. 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