How wide is my saddle? Part 1

We all use the terms “wide”, “medium”, “narrow” and variants of those to describe the saddle. But what do they mean, and how do you know if you need a wider or a narrower saddle? I see a lot of confusion about this. First let’s look at the part of the saddle that is directly […]

Pinching?

metal saddle gullet frame

Let’s talk about pinching. Here – pick up this ‘head plate’. Hold it at the top. This is very like the part of the tree that is in your saddle, at the front. It’s the thing that determines the width – whether your saddle is Narrow, Medium. Wide etc Ok, now come at me with […]

What is FLAIR?

Flair® is a system of air bags designed to replace the flocking in all conventional saddles, new or secondhand, to provide a soft, flexible and even bearing surface without pressure points. http://www.fteltd.co.uk/flair/flairintro.htm