8.5 of 10
The B17 Standard is Brooks’ most iconic saddle. They started production of this exact saddle in 1898. Over 100 years of production should be testimony itself to the versatility and dependability of the B17. This saddle is available to both men (B17) and women (B17 S) and comes in several specialty models that feature copper plated steel metal work, narrow specs, and aged leather.
-After some miles it “Fits like a glove”
-Easy to adjust and tighten leather
-Longevity. This saddle will last a lifetime if properly cared for.
-Not weather resistant or waterproof
-Takes a while for the leather to “break in”