Re: [CR]B17N Brooks saddles

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Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2001 13:06:52 -0500
From: "Bill Laine" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]B17N Brooks saddles

I have heard that the honey B.17 N saddles that are being sold by SJS are a batch that was made special for a European manufacturer. The bike manufacturer went under and SJS bought the lot of saddles in the bankruptcy proceedings.

Bill Laine Wallingford Bicycle Parts

> Sam DiBartolomeo wanted a source for a B17N in the UK. Again,
>like many others, I would highly recommend Bill Laine @ Wallingford
>Bike or Sheldon Brown @ Harris Cycle, but it seems that the only
>B17N's imported are black. Hugh Flynn on the iBOB list found that
>St Johns Street Cycles does have B17N's
>in honey.
> I haven't had the opportunity yet to order from them, but
>others have recommended their service.
>Roy "all my saddles are Brooks*" Drinkwater
>Lititz "and they're all brownish**", PA
>* ...except for the Lepper and the Wrights...
>** ...except for the B17N and the extra B72's...