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As suggested in other answers your saddle angle may be key. I don't know what your experience with Brooks saddles has been, but the set up tends to differ a little from more modern saddles, especially if you wear modern cycling clothing. Brook saddles tend to work like a sling and depending on how well you have broken your saddle in and the tension you ...
Aside from getting a TT specific bike, 1) Get a new seatpost which allows for more saddle adjustment 2) Get a new saddle are probably your options best options. I don't think the padding will help. When you added aero bars, you changed the riding geometry, and pretty much aside from swapping out stems/bars and tweaking heights there, your only other ...
I know I'm late on this thread but try sliding your saddle backwards and not forwards. Likely too far forwards over your bottom bracket and is causing your pelvis to pull forwards. If you have your pelvis further back the pressure from just your pedaling alone will help to keep you seated further back on the saddle.
I have done many tours on a Brooks B17 and it has been great. That said, I agree with a previous post that says use the saddle that is comfortable to you. Something you may not know is that many urban bike shops allow you to try a saddle on your own bike before you buy it. Many also have return policies on their saddles if you do buy it and bring it back ...
Because I like it that way. Tried the tilted down position many years ago and have never had any reason to change it.
My Terry seat with the hole in the middle saved me when I rode across the US.
Tilting the saddle forward relieves lower back pain. Don't take my word for it; here is a clinical trial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine: http://m.bjsm.bmj.com/content/33/6/398.short They tilt the saddle forward a lot (10-15 degrees), and show big improvements in back pain. I had this problem and it worked for me. If you look at the spine ...
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