Re: [CR]Vinyl/plastic seats: when did they start being sold?


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Date: Sun, 14 May 2006 18:24:01 -0500
From: John Thompson <JohnThompson@new.rr.com>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]Vinyl/plastic seats: when did they start being sold?
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Chuck Schmidt wrote:
> The Unicanitor was supposed to flex just like a leather suspension
> saddle and even had a nose tension adjustment screw. This was why it
> originally was made with no additional rubber padding or leather cover.

Sounds like my 70s vintage "Arius" (Spain) saddle: nose tension adjuster, varied shell thickness and judiciously place holes to allow flex, etc...

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-John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA