How To Care For Your Brooks B17 Saddle On The Road

A Practical Guide to Brooks Saddle Care & Kit Taking care of your Brooks saddle is a non-negotiable when on a long-distance cycle tour. As a seasoned bicycle touring enthusiast, you understand the significance of a reliable saddle for long-distance journeys. Among the myriad options available, the iconic Brooks B17 saddle stands as a beacon … Read more

Brooks B17 Saddle – The Best Bicycle Touring Saddle Ever Made?

Is the Brooks B17 the best bicycle touring saddle ever made?

The iconic Brooks B17 Saddle is a popular choice with long-distance bicycle tourists. I’ve used a Brooks B17 for more than a decade over thousands of kilometres. Here’s everything you need to know about buying the best bicycle touring saddle for your trip.

When I first started out bicycle touring I bought a second-hand Dawes Galaxy. Most Galaxies are fitted with a Brooks B17 saddle as standard. However, the classic leather bicycle saddle had been replaced.

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