Block8 Sofa King Saddle

5/5 (3 Reviews)
Weight : 431 grams

Product Description

Designation: Trail/DH/Freeride/Big rider XC

This is the do it all seat for today’s do it all rider. Strong and not too heavy this beauty is covered in genuine leather and real Kevlar. Comfort and long haul durability are the name of the game with the Sofa King.
  • Longer front section for increased control in technical situations
  • Leaner hip area for easy weight transitions
  • Kevlar nose and corners for durability in those unforeseen situations
  • Genuine leather cover
  • 8mm cromoly rails

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    Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Nige a Weekend Warrior from Bahrain

    Date Reviewed: May 4, 2008

    Strengths:    Well made, durable and very comfortable

    Weaknesses:    None found

    Bottom Line:   
    Bought this to replace the stock Bontrager seat. Had it over 16 months and ridden over 3000 miles on it, including a few whole day 80 mile rides. The seat is well padded without being excessive, very well made and takes the knocks. The leather shows no sign of wear and the kevlar edges are well positioned for further protection to the seat.

    Competitively priced and overall a great product.

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    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $50.00

    Similar Products Used:   Bontrager sport and other models

    Bike Setup:   Hifi

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by kevin moore a Cross Country Rider from pittsburgh pa 15211 usa

    Date Reviewed: March 30, 2007

    Strengths:    like a old pair of shoes,better each time you put them on
    better and better.

    Weaknesses:    Hard to find.

    Bottom Line:   
    brooks makes the best.

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    Favorite Trail:   erie lake trail

    Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

    Price Paid:    $120.00

    Purchased At:   the bike shop pittsburgh pa 15206

    Similar Products Used:   delux sport

    Bike Setup:   road bike

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Mudd a Weekend Warrior from Fallbrook, CA USA

    Date Reviewed: December 3, 2006

    Strengths:    A leather/kevlar saddle that's cushy and plushy. Kevlar on the critical wearpoints; nose and back. The boys are happy!

    Weaknesses:    Rails could be titanium, instead of Cromoly. But, not really an issue at this point. "Block 8" silkscreening on the front kevlar area wears off quickly.

    Bottom Line:   
    Great "control-able" freeride/DH saddle! Padded in the right places. Takes abuse. Able to get behind it on the descents, and comfortable on the nose in climbing mode. Not "crazy-wide", and not "stupid-narrow"!

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    Favorite Trail:   Noble Canyon

    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $50.00

    Purchased At:   Beyond Bikes

    Similar Products Used:   Azonic Love Seat, WTB Laser, etc.

    Bike Setup:   Santa Cruz VP-Free, Marz 888, Nevegals, Hayes 8", RaceFace cranks and bar, XT/XTR, Thomson, SRAM, etc...

    Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

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    sofa-king (lost my wheel at skyliners)

    sofa-king stupid....I left my front wheel at Skyliner Trailhead last night (June 26th). Sounds like it was there this morning but it is no longer. I will gladly kick down a sixer of suds for the return. It is a black wheel with a negal tire and disc brake. Thanks in advance for any help.Read More »

    Sofa King Ti King Pin up for grabs. Spam and ham.

    My Sofa King Ti King Pin is listed in the classified section. I'd imagine the only sub three pound frame out there? Large boy size. Like new. I'm ready for a change.......perhaps a 'creamy Vulture'?? (can someone smarter than me provide a link to the classified ad??) (Edit: took ... Read More »

    Sofa King on Ebay

    This thing is lugged and hot... [url][/url] (not mine, don't know the seller, yadda yadda ya) LPRead More »

    Sofa King porn

    After waiting FOREVER for some Hadley hubs, I finally got my wheelset from Larry. :cool: I spend most of Friday evening putting her together and she will go on her virgin ride on Sunday...I can't wait! According to Pat at Chainwheel cycles, this is the last Sofa King frame to exist (he's since c ... Read More »

    So long Sofa King (Spam)

    It's time to move things around in the garage. To many SS projects, so I have to let this one go. It is a very sweet ride. I'm hoping to find a Spot cross bike to replace it. Not sure about how to add the link...but here it is. Thanks [url] ... Read More »

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