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Old 06-27-2018, 08:26 AM
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First Dila in and heading to John in California. Shorter and wider, 160mm at its widest, and an almost 60mm nose, it's produced with the same technology as the popular Lupina saddle. Need a wide saddle with flex and low weight?- 80g for full carbon or cca. 95g for padded, max 100kg rider with 7x9mm saddle rails.
How similar is to the power saddle in shape? from above it seems to replicate it fairly close. Interested to see a profile image if you have available?
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Old 06-27-2018, 09:09 AM
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How similar is to the power saddle in shape? from above it seems to replicate it fairly close. Interested to see a profile image if you have available?
Admittingly, I've never used the Power saddle, so I cannot provide a respectable opinion regarding, however, from what I can find, the Power is offered in 143mm/159gms and 155mm/161gms

Conversely, the Berk is only offered at 160mm at its widest part, a 60mm nose, length of almost 270mm, and weight of 80gm full carbon, 100gm padded, and a max rider weight of 220lbs

Hope this helps....
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Old 06-28-2018, 07:50 PM
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Admittingly, I've never used the Power saddle, so I cannot provide a respectable opinion regarding, however, from what I can find, the Power is offered in 143mm/159gms and 155mm/161gms

Conversely, the Berk is only offered at 160mm at its widest part, a 60mm nose, length of almost 270mm, and weight of 80gm full carbon, 100gm padded, and a max rider weight of 220lbs

Hope this helps....

Thank you for the info. I'll have to take some measurements of my power saddle to compare. If you happen to get/have one in stock, I'd be very interested to see a complete profile picture to get a better idea of the contouring shape!

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Admittingly, I've never used the Power saddle, so I cannot provide a respectable opinion regarding, however, from what I can find, the Power is offered in 143mm/159gms and 155mm/161gms

Conversely, the Berk is only offered at 160mm at its widest part, a 60mm nose, length of almost 270mm, and weight of 80gm full carbon, 100gm padded, and a max rider weight of 220lbs

Hope this helps....
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Old 07-19-2018, 11:02 AM
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Really loving the shape and design of this one - I may be getting in line for one soon..
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Old 07-22-2018, 11:56 AM
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An example of a Dila onboard a Holland compliments of John in California.
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Old 07-27-2018, 01:26 PM
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Very impressed. I rode quick 20 miles to work and I was very pleased.
Usually, I never had good experiences with weightweenie saddles, but Berk saddle is definitely different!
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Old 08-01-2018, 12:02 PM
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These are beautiful looking saddles. superlightweight and 160mm width don't seem compatible, but I would love to try one.


I just need to get my head around the cost, but hey, I have done that before, thanks to PPP (Paceline Peer Pressure)!
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Old 08-31-2018, 09:39 AM
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Keeping with the custom theme, a padded 150mm Lupina in white for Stephencl

Attached is a matte 132mm to show the slight difference in width.
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Old 08-31-2018, 11:33 AM
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I'm thinking of splurging on a white Berk. Does the covering look like it'll hold up to wear, stains from clothing, etc.? (I will avoid wearing jeans when using the saddle, but it will probably see *some* use when I'm in commuterwear.)
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Old 08-31-2018, 11:54 AM
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I'm thinking of splurging on a white Berk. Does the covering look like it'll hold up to wear, stains from clothing, etc.? (I will avoid wearing jeans when using the saddle, but it will probably see *some* use when I'm in commuterwear.)
Great question and my initial thought when it arrived. The padding is 3mm thick, and like anything white, it will take some care to keep clean. A wipe down with a clean, wet cloth should keep it looking great.
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