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SDG Slim Jim Saddle

4.44/5 (9 Reviews)
MSRP : $59.00


Product Description

Known as the grandfather of the group, the Slim Jim has always been SDG's original "Bad Boy". Since the creation of SDG, the Slim Jim design has made every catalog and established itself as a versatile ride in the same class as the Bel Air, but with a slightly more minimalist mentality. BMX, DH, 4X, or just being one with the mountain, this saddle will handle all your riding needs.


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Reviews 1 - 9 (9 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by snafu5962 a Cross Country Rider from York, Pa

Date Reviewed: February 24, 2009

Strengths:    Light, strong.

Weaknesses:    Looks ugly, very uncomfortable

Bottom Line:   
Don't buy it. It has no relief grooves so it creates alot of pressure and makes your lower half numb after even short rides. There are alot better saddles out there for cheaper. 2 chilis because its light and strong

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Favorite Trail:   Rocky Ridge County Park

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $80.00

Purchased At:   danscomp.com

Similar Products Used:   Specialized seats

Bike Setup:   Salsa El Santo

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by garrett james a Weekend Warrior from dublin, ireland

Date Reviewed: September 9, 2002

Strengths:    light,great looks,strong,slim and comfy

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
this saddle is the best saddle ive ever used.its so comfy,without being to big or heavy.plus i got mine cheap.
it looks the part,it would suit the epic rider or the freerider.bottom line,get one!!!!

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   cycle ways

Similar Products Used:   flite ti,club roost

Bike Setup:   on-one inbred,judy xc,azonic,xt,deore

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Kai Theus a Cross Country Rider from Parksville

Date Reviewed: October 16, 2000

Strengths:    Attractive, easy to manouevre around on,very comfortable - a personal thing, and the covering is very durable (the sparkly plastic and kevlar model).

Weaknesses:    The ti frame rails crushed up - not that bad for after almost 3 years of riding, and I weigh a lot too.

Bottom Line:   
I like this seat a lot just because it fits me well and it has held up very well - it's now on my third frame ( no the Dekerf didn't break, but some others did ).

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Favorite Trail:   Home Stretch

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $80.00

Purchased At:   AMC

Similar Products Used:   WTB, FIZIK, and flite

Bike Setup:   Dekerf generation hardtail, with XT, Raceface, and Z2 fork.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by SFA a Cross Country Rider from NJ

Date Reviewed: April 27, 2000

Strengths:    strong, light, looks good

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
It's a real nice saddle. I got it for around 40 from price point. It's comfortable, looks good, and its strong. Kevlar corners and titanium rails. Its so good I dont even think about it anymore. Really what good bike stuff should be like. I just need a thudbuster to smooth it out and that would be sweet.

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Favorite Trail:   bike show

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Similar Products Used:   performance topo kt comp (piece), GT (piece)

Bike Setup:   Specialized Rockhopper comp fs lx xt

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Warrick a Cross Country Rider from Perth West Australia

Date Reviewed: February 5, 2000

Strengths:    Comfortable,cheap,strong,good looking saddle.

Weaknesses:    Finish quality perhaps questionable.

Bottom Line:   
This saddle was bought for 40 bucks and is worth double that.You can use this saddle every type of riding although
it may be a little heavy for the full blown XC racer.A good narrow profile without sacrificing comfort plus it certainly
sports THE LOOK.

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Favorite Trail:   Goat Farm

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Similar Products Used:   Tioga,WTB,Specialized crap,Velo.

Bike Setup:   Specialized FSR/SidXL/blahh,blahh,blahh

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by John Hawes a Racer from Dartmouth, MA

Date Reviewed: November 30, 1999

Strengths:    
Everything! Comfort, control, and great for racing!


Weaknesses:    
NONE!


Bottom Line:   
The best seat you can buy. Its not that expensive either.

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Favorite Trail:   
freetown

Duration Product Used:   
6 months

Similar Products Used:   
Coda 700, WTB, Lola


Bike Setup:   
Kona Caldera

Overall Rating:3
Submitted by dave a Weekend Warrior from Scranton, Pa.

Date Reviewed: August 3, 1999

Strengths:    
Great looks comfortable lite and slim


Weaknesses:    
bent rails Cover is becoming lose (glue)


Bottom Line:   
I`ve been using this seat for about 3 weeks now, I can move around with no restriction, my shorts do not catch on the nose of this seat when I`m standing pedaling and go to a seated position, or when my butt is over the rear wheel on downhills, the back of this seat is so narrow an slim. I can`t believe how comfortable and supportive this seats is for my butt being this slim.I Love this seat, the blue emboss SDG cover with black kevlar corners looks cool. But after about a week of riding the beautiful blue cover is starting to come unglued from the base of the seat,an the rails are bent slightly I only weight 145lbs, my friends are now teasing me on the amount of money I spent and how poorly the seat is holding up. after 3 weeks of riding and one small crash the blue cover is almost completely lose. what and embarrassment when two of my friends are running around with cheap seats that look an seem fine, I`m quite upset with the quality for the money, But the comfort, slim design an blue emboss cover are cool looking, it`s ashame they don`t make them better, I love this seat!5 turds for looks,design and comfort 4 turds because the cover real lose almost flapping and 3truds on count of the rails bending, what ashame because it`s a nice seat

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Favorite Trail:   
Leigh Gorge

Duration Product Used:   
less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   
Max Flite,Vetta TT Trishock, Specalized Prolong,


Bike Setup:   
TREK Y3

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by ben florie a Cross-Country Rider from reisterstown, maryland

Date Reviewed: July 8, 1999

Strengths:    
WOW! i paid $5 at a swap meet for a green glittery ti model


Weaknesses:    
none


Bottom Line:   
a steal at $5, i would have paid $70 list and it would still be a deal. i used to have a synthetic leather ventura that i thought was cool, this seat beats the s*** out of it. if the ventura in 5 stars, the slim jim is 8 stars. you would think its too skinny, but it rules. 5 stars is an insult

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Duration Product Used:   
6 months

Similar Products Used:   
everything, anything



Overall Rating:5
Submitted by BRETT a Racer from GREENSBURG, PA

Date Reviewed: April 12, 1999

Strengths:    
COMFORTABLE, CAN SLIDE BEHIND IT EASILY FOR STEEP DOWNHILLS


Weaknesses:    
ABSOLUTLY NONE


Bottom Line:   
I WOULDN'T RACE ANYTHING ELSE

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Duration Product Used:   
1 Year

Similar Products Used:   
WTB SSTX
BONTRAGER RACE


Bike Setup:   
SPOOKY DARKSIDE
ATOM BOMB

Reviews 1 - 9 (9 Reviews Total)

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