Thursday, 12 June 2008

and the answer is...'s the back story to the pink saddle.

The one in the blog entry before this one.

I'd fitted it to the new bicycle (see photo above) and had been using it for a couple of days to see how it was. It was OK; comfortable, if slightly forward-canted for my taste - I'm more used to a very upright posture.

Sunday I met C, who looked at the saddle and immediately said, "That's obscene!"

I was a bit taken aback. I wondered if maybe she was a bit sex-obsessed - for some reason, people who have done English degrees tend to see sexual imagery absolutely everywhere. Maybe it was my failure to do so that meant I didn't get a First. Or a Two One. Or a...

Anyway, hence the request for feedback here. Thank you, everyone who commented.

The pink saddle is very well designed and built, but I can't get the imagery out of my head now. So the Brooks saddle is now in place, as you see.