Brooks B17 Champion Standard - Early, B17
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Category:  Saddles
Name:  Brooks B17 Champion Standard - Early, B17
Brand:  Brooks
Primary Group:  B17
Model:  B17 Champion Standard - Early
Years:  1930's - 1940's
Country:  England
Weight:  570 grams (Actual)
Added By: VeloFello54 on 03/23/18
Updated By: VeloFello54 on 03/23/18
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Base Material Covering Material Leather
Rail MaterialEnamelled SteelWidth175 mm
Length285 mmRail Spacing 42mm ctr-to-ctr (standard spacing)
General Information
This is a 1930's example of the B17 Champion Standard saddle. Note the inset bag loops and the keyhole cut outs. After WW2 the bag loops were incorporated into the cantle plate, probably due to the bag loops tearing the leather. 
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 One of the oldest cycling companies still in business, Brooks of England is most well known for the cycling component John Boultbee Brooks invented in 1865: the leather cycling saddle.  The Brooks company has been owned by a number of different parent companies over the years as detailed in the History section.
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