Comfortable dual seat
pad bike saddles, with
natural support on the sit bones, as when sitting on a chair.
There is a diagram below. Sensitive tissues, nerves
and arteries in the groin, including the prostate and the coccyx,
are relieved of the pressure which can make cycling impossible
for some people. All models feature width adjustment for comfort,
and are equally suitable for men and women.
1 Hobson Easyseat Original (top)
and Easyseat II (centre) are designed for a leisurely style of
cycling. Pro-Hub X2 (bottom) is top of the range, a higher performance,
long distance bike seat.
EASYSEAT ORIGINAL: NOW
WAITING FOR A NEW 2015 VERSION OF EASYSEAT ORIGINAL.
2 Seat pads tilt slightly with the
cyclist's legs for greater ergonomics and virtual elimination
3 Easyseat II and Pro-Hub X2 include deep
padding with gel, elastomer seat pad bearings, and convenient
single dial width adjustment. Seat pads on Easyseat Original
are adjustable individually.
4 Pro-Hub X2 has all the qualities of Easyseat
II, plus the additional advantages of improved lateral control
and greater seat height tolerance, enabling higher performance
cycling over longer distances and rough terrain.
5 Hobson Seats are compact
in size. Seat pad dimensions:
Easyseat II - 15cm x 11.4cm (each seat pad)
Pro-Hub X2 - 17.8cm x 10cm (each seat pad)
NOTE: Pro-Hub X2 does NOT put pressure
on nerves and arteries, even though it has a horn to aid stability.
New York Times produced an excellent
article on health problems associated with conventional bicycle
saddles, and the advantages of noseless bike seats, mentioning
Hobson Seats as one of the alternatives.
"A Release Valve for Cyclists' Unrelenting Pressure"
was published in the New York Times Science Section on 28 June
2011. You may be able to view the original article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/28/science/28tier.html
of free views is limited).
Seats have world standard dual support rails. The bike's existing
seat clamp can be re-used if still in good condition. Seat clamps
are either a separate item or part of a lightweight seat post.
Seat clamps and seat posts are not included. Please ask if you
need a new seat clamp. You can view the instructions supplied:
ORIGINAL pdf EASYSEAT
II pdf PRO-HUB
rider weight : Up To 136Kg (300lbs).
the same riding height it is necessary to lower the seat post
by approximately 35mm with Easyseat II and Pro-Hub X2. This is
due to the depth of the seat pad support structure.
Hobson Associates, Inc., California. Over 800,000 Hobson dual
seat pad bike seats have been sold since 1983.