Also what other remedial treatments do you recommend or hints and tips? Could pretty much break a brick on it when it first arrived! List your items fast and easy and manage your active items. Considering the Brooks Professional saddle, the fenders, and front rack, that is impressive. Local payments must be made through eBay's check out. Please check the photos carefully and ask any questions before you bid. See detailed photos for condition; what you see is what you get! Genuine Brooks rivets aren't any better, and they are pricey.
Please make sure you want this saddle before you bid. This Ladies Model 65 weighs only 15 ounces, or 425 grams. It also seems to use slightly thicker leather, making it a little tougher to break-in. In the 1970s, the Team Professional came with larger, hand-finished rivets. Thank you for asking all your questions or for pictures before the auction ends.
Operating from our workshop and showroom in Berlin, Germany, our love for the golden age of cycling is fueled by our passion to connect people to the history, quality and craftsmanship of handmade steel bikes. Let us know if you have any questions! One near-commonality in the Classic line is that all the Classic saddles have smaller machine-pressed chrome rivets and black rails for the most part. I ship quick and package everything in the way I would hope to receive something. But a lot of life left. All other locations will pay actual shipping cost. I had this on a number of different bikes for short periods of time just never found my sweet spot on it. Please feel free to email any questions.
The impact hardens and burnishes the copper while forming it. Auction starts with a fair minimum bid and no reserve. Minimal use and hasn't really even been broken in. I aquired it from a friend in the late 1980s. No packaging or handling fees. You are bidding on a Brooks B15 saddle with steel rails. There are also several leather treatments Brooks brand and others that will accelerate the break-in process.
The very pretty custom steel fenders provide for a small bit of clearance for a larger diameter tire — possibly 25 mm. Rubber handles are cracked and right one can be pulled off easily. After a certain period of use. I am happy to combine shipping on multiple items. Other leather saddle makers were absorbed by the expanding Brooks company, including Lycett, Leatheries, and Wrights. Slight ridge as per the pic that will hopefully smooth out once on the bike and sat on which isn't ready yet! Finishing Rivets This is only done when using rivets with an unfinished head. There is a split on the nose of the saddle and dents on the rear above the the saddle bag clips.
I drilled out the rivets from a Wrights saddle and removed its misshapen leather, installed the leather from the B17 and had a perfectly functional saddle again. My photos do not do justice to this seat. This saddle has wear on it see pictures primarily from storage. The B5N was designed with a dimpled top. Bitte alle Fragen bis Samstag 16:00 Uhr stellen! Anonymous I've a few Brooks and prefer the narrow B-17. It still needs to be broken in, so there is plenty of life left in the saddle.
At buyers cost for your protection against losses during shipping. For comparison, the smaller standard Brooks B-17 weighs 540 grams. The tensioning bolt only has one or two threads showing on the front end so there is a lifetime of use ahead of this saddle once the bolt reaches the end of the threads you will be unable to tension the leather The notable blemishes have been clearly shown in the photo and they are a scuff on the back left side, seatpost clamp marks, a deep scratch on the top chainring fell off shelf onto saddle and a very small scratch on the nose. Proofide, which should be applied occasionally. I accept Paypal and any other method of payment. Ask questions if not sure. Shipping cost will be calculated by total weight and size.
Zum Verkauf steht ein gebrauchter Brooks Team Professional Chrom Ledersattel. Treated it with proofride, installed it on a bike and rode on it three times, took it off and boxed it up. He had it on his Eddy Merckx road bike for a couple of years. Priority mail to lower 48 states only. Returns privileges are very limited.