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Does .5" on a seat REALLY matter?

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        10-02-2008, 07:34 AM
    Just curious... What saddle is that? Hope you'll like it. $650 sounds like a very good deal.
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        10-02-2008, 01:57 PM
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        10-02-2008, 04:10 PM
    I don't think it'll make that much of a difference, but it does depend. I think bigger is always better though, so I'd go for it. :)
        10-02-2008, 08:17 PM
    I prefer a little bigger. Also, since you are not showing in it, you could always use a tush cush on it and that would take up a little more room. And it will give you room to change position a little if you are on a longer ride.
        10-02-2008, 08:31 PM
    I have a 16" and a 16" and I can't really tell the difference to be honest :)
        10-02-2008, 08:35 PM
    I rode once, in my friend's 16" saddle, and that was way too small for me. I couldn't get a correct position and my legs were a mess..

    I'm hoping once I have a saddle that fits me, my position will correct itself.

    I wouldn't think there would be a HUGE difference with just the .5"... if you're getting one .5 larger.

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