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Brooks EnglandB17 Imperial Saddle - Men's


Item # BHS0005

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  • Black, B17 Standard ($140.00)
  • Antique Brown, B17 Standard ($140.00)
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Item # BHS0005


Top-shelf craftsmanship, vintage design, modern functionality, and complete cycling performance—the Brooks Heritage B17 Imperial Saddle. You get the aesthetics and quality you love from Brooks with the weight-saving, pressure-relieving cutout design. Brooks Heritage made this saddle with quality steel and leather and gave it bag loops for a ride that'll last.

  • Leather shell
  • Steel rails
  • Cutout design
  • Bag loops on rear of saddle

Tech Specs
Seat Length10.7in
Seat Width6.5in
Recommended Usecycling
Manufacturer Warranty2 years

Actual Weight

Black, B17 Standard
Antique Brown, B17 Standard
Honey, B17 Standard

Claimed Weight

Claimed weights are provided by the vendor.

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1lb 2oz

Actual weights are measured in-house by the Competitive Cyclist team.

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What do you think about this product?


>Rating: 5

10K mile review

I've put it through the wringer
Size Bought
5` 11"
195 lbs

After spending several hundreds of dollars searching for the "right" saddle for me I finally found the Brooks Imperial. Before mounting I used a HEAVY amount of Neatsfoot Compound, (leather treatment), on the saddle & let it soak in thoroughly. After that I wipe in Neatsfoot Compound after EVERY ride. The 1st 500 miles, during the break in period, I rode with the saddle unlaced; it is very stiff to start out but once broken in it really molds to your own arse & sit bones. After that I followed the instructions from a youtube video & double laced the saddle. I have had to tighten the bolt once that takes the excess leather out to prevent sagging. I ride a Specialized Roubaix have thousands of miles on this saddle now. I rarely give my posterior second thought. I have Trek Madone that I ride for shorter faster rides, it has my old Selle SMP Lite 209 mounted & I will be replacing that saddle for another Brooks Imperial in the near future... Is it a little heavier than a lot of saddles? Yes... Could I drop a few pounds ? Yes. So please don't listen to the "it's too heavy" critiques. the few extra grams of weight on this saddle are nothing compared to the creature comfort you'll find riding this saddle. If you're that worried about the extra weight, lose a pound...

>Rating: 4

Very classy bit of work

I've put it through the wringer

I have it on a retro themed lugged steel frame bike that I use for cruising rail and canal trails . No climbing.weight not an issue. Appearance and comfort are extremely important and delivered in spades.