Brooks B17 Champion Standard
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Category:  Saddles
Name:  Brooks B17 Champion Standard
Brand:  Brooks
Primary Group:  B17
Model:  B17 Champion Standard
Years:  1898 - Current
Country:  England
Added By: JFischer on 07/19/07
Updated By: Tombo on 01/25/17
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Base Material LeatherCovering Material N/A (No Covering)
Rail MaterialSteelWidth170mm
Length280mmRail Spacing 42mm ctr-to-ctr (standard spacing)
General Information
The original, the basic, the Brooks B-17 Standard saddle.  Smooth leather with 3 air holes down the center.  The black leather is typically slightly thinner than other colors, making it easier to break in.  The Standard has small steel rivets.  Stamping and rear logo plate changed over the years, but the style and functionality has remained the same.
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Component VariationsView Detailed List  Manage Variations
Variations of Component exist (Component is 1 of 8)BrandGroup
Brooks B17 Champion FlyerBrooksB17
Brooks B17 Champion LightweightBrooksB17
Brooks B17 Champion NarrowBrooksB17
Brooks B17 Champion SpecialBrooksB17
Brooks B17 Champion Special (early model)BrooksB17
Brooks B17 Champion SprinterBrooksB17
Brooks B17 Champion Sprinter Limited EditionBrooksB17
Component Groups
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B17BrooksView 13 Components
Brand Information(click to expand)
 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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