Handcrafted from premium vegetable tanned leather, each Brooks leather saddle is naturally comfortable, and supple enough to mould to each riders body shape. They provide lifelong comfort and durability and a truly natural approach to well-being for cyclists.
What are Brooks saddles made of?
Its important to recognize that there are really only two materials that make up a traditional Brooks saddle. One being leather and the other steel, they are both sourced in the UK.
Where are Brooks bike saddles made?
Brooks England was founded in 1866 and has been producing bicycle saddles from its factory in Smethwick, West Midlands, since 1882. It has been owned by an Italian company since 2002 and the made-in-England saddles are shipped to Italy for worldwide distribution, including back into the U.K.
Are Brooks saddles the best?
The strong steel chassis and handmade leather coverings are designed to last a lifetime, making Brooks one of the best value-for-money saddles available in the long run!
How long does it take to break in a Brooks leather saddle?
He outlines 13 steps to breaking in a Brooks (or similar leather) saddle. The whole process takes about three to four days.