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Saddles are always removable from the seatpost or, in some cases, the seat mast. I am not aware of any arrangements where the saddle is made in one piece with a seatpost or equivalent part. Because saddles are extremely personal, and even a rider's own saddle preference can change over time, it seems unlikely that there are such construction arrangements - I ...


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(Saddle) rails is the correct term. They are part of the saddle/seat. I’m not aware of any saddle where they are replaceable. You might be able to bend the rails back but it could compromise stability. Considering a new saddle only costs a couple of euros I’d just replace it. For a crash to bend the rails like that it takes quite some force. I recommend a ...


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If the bike shop knows what they are doing, this might be the saddle position that gives you the best riding position. In this case, you have to choose between comfortable position and minimizing the risk of breaking saddle rails. Moving the saddle forward will put more weight on your arms and less room. Another odd thing in the saddle position is that it is ...


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This might be the sort of question to ask Selle Anatomica. However, here is an educated guess based on the part descriptions. Generally, we know that aluminum has a lower yield strength than steel: in lay terms, aluminum can withstand a smaller amount of force before it fails. Also, given the same external diameter and material, I'm pretty sure a hollow tube ...


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