Dundee University Tests, Institute of Motion Analysis & Research (IMAR)

Tues 11th Aug 2009: We had a great first meeting with Prof Abboud and his team at Dundee University, Institute of Motion Analysis & Research (IMAR); these are the right guys to quantify our raison d’être. They have tested the performance of a large range of conventional bicycle saddles comparing perceived, actual performance and peak pressures. We left them a… Read more →

Power-assist Bike forum

MANTA, and Other Saddles on fixies and Power Bikes…   Thread: “…what is the most comfortable seat”     sparky Senior Member Does anybody speak German??!?!?  “Relax IQ” [the Manta MS9, as sold in Germany] – http://www.comfort-line.de/saettel/relaxiq/ – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8jbv7xUzHA Relax 2 – http://www.comfort-line.de/saettel/relax2 – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OhAN-byWi4 I think I’m going to need to order both of these. Surely one of them is… Read more →

1895 British Medical Journal Entry

“THE SADDLE OF THE LADY’S BICYCLE”   That bicycling undertaken in moderation is conducive to health and vigour in women is now undisputed. The French physicians have pronounced decidedly in its favour, and M. Lucas-Championniere is a warm advocate of women bicycling. The fatigue in moderate bicycling is slight, the muscles are exercised, and the lungs are well inflated. The… Read more →

Fixie Saddles on Bikeforums

Single Speed & Fixed Gear – Which Saddles Do You Like? Forum chat .. Sherblock 12-05-11, 08:56 PM I ride with this [MANTA] on my fixie. I actually paid more than $100 over [the UK] price to order it from this German company (comfort-line.de/relaxiq/) that talked me into buying another $250 seat (comfort-line.de/relax2/), which I only care for on my… Read more →