What is the most comfortable bike seat for tender tuberosities?

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  1. mifletz

    mifletz Member

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    The seat that came with the mountain bike gave me a tender posterior. I replaced it with a wide padded seat from an exercise bike. It is much better.

    But is there any bike seat that causes no pain at all?

    Are any of these new types any good?

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  2. kahnowerh

    kahnowerh New Member

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    I just bought one of these puppies:
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    I would have preferred something cheaper, but I was at a bike store picking up some replacement brakes and my butt was still vibrating.
    It cuts the vibrations a ton, when I'm actually sitting on the meaty part of the seat. I have a mountain bike, so the geometry keeps me towards the front of the seat. I need some handlebars that will reach closer to me.

    ... and it's got air-conditioning too.
     
  3. Norman

    Norman LORD VADER Moderator
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    those seats remind me of mid evil devices well kind of. I've wondered about the last one there with the slot as how comfortable it is? I've seen that one at Walmart and wondered about it.
    I'll bet any of them are are better than the seat post old Benny Hill used to sit on when he'd go to get on his bike and the seat would fall off and on to the post he'd go! That had to hurt and probably left a mark on things,laff man and machine.
     
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    wheelbender6 Active Member

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    Benny Hill made a profound impression on me, but I missed that episode.
     
  5. Venice Motor Bikes

    Venice Motor Bikes Custom Builder / Dealer/Los Angeles

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    I like those big old school cruiser seats with the big dual springs underneath!!
     
  6. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    scabz24 New Member

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    the seats you pictured are very pricy and are made very poorly,a good duel density foam or gel cruiser saddle is ten times better than those three.
     
  8. ride65

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    I recived my air seat it comes in several versions. I did not want to get one that was too small so I got the Limo. Looks dumb in the pictures, Butt is a real quailty product and is cool when you get it. Have not had a chance to use it Butt am willing to bet it is the most comfortable seat out there. Pump is small and easy to use. One end lets the air out the other end puts air in. The pump is the size of what they use for doing your blood pressure.
     
  9. kahnowerh

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    as for the priciness, oh yeah. but, hey, i was out in boonies searching for seats and in pain...
    desperate times call for desperate measures.

    it's a heck of a lot better than the stock.
    it doesn't have suspension of any kind, but it dampens the vibrations very well. it's comfortable when,, like i said, i sit back on the meaty part (bike geometry isn't optimum).

    (And, to be a little more personal, i have had some painful times with undercarriage pressure/pain when i rode my road bike to commute. ill adjusted seat and sitting too much on a skinny seat. this one is quite the opposite. no man's land floats on clouds—and there's a nice breeze, if you're into that sort of thing.)

    now all i need is some thick scholls to get rid of the feet vib's.


    ride- that sounds cool. do you have a brand/pic/price?
    i'm willing to return this seat if i can find the definitive cushy seat. save receipts :)
     
  10. AaronF

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    I bought a air seat similar to that.It is very comfortable but it won't hold air more than 5 minutes!
     
  11. ride65

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    Its (The Pump Seat) search for it. Does not look like junk to me. Cover is washable and fits well on the Limo. I am still willing to bet on it. After riding in a sport boat and your back was bleading we would sit on the boat bumpers filled with air took all the pain away, works every time. If the seat were to lose air that would be a drag. Then you call the person who made it.
     
  12. kahnowerh

    kahnowerh New Member

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    ha, yeah. brain's not working, i pulled an all-nighter last night.

    Let me google that for you
     
  13. 2door

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    Just don't buy one of these because they look neat. They're hard as rocks and kill the old rear end. My wife bought this one for me and I felt obligated to use it. Wally World, $20.00.
    Tom
     

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    For both price and availability, I've got a couple of Bell cruiser saddles from Wal-Mart. Dual springs, fairly wide and padded, leather cover, and only about $16 .

    zpt.ride9
     

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  15. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    i'm tellin' ya... the seat i recommended in my first post;

    Pyramid Cruiser Saddle With Springs Black | BikepartsUSA

    this thing rules. i've got NO BUTT PAIN whatsoever. it's not a crappy gel seat that oozes away from your sensitive areas, it's not some fancy, useless design. it's awesome. it's 10"wide, and it's like the lazyboy of saddles...

    i've owned hundreds of bikes, with hundreds of seats, and the only thing that comes close, is my hi-dollar Brooks B66.

    for 17 bucks you can't go wrong...
     

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    On that note - I've the Schwinn cruiser saddle from wallyworld and although it's quite comfy it's made poorly - they even missed a weld on the spring support...

    Not a huge surprise given where I got it, but I figured I'd warn ya'll ;)
     

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