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Brooks release Cambium C17 Slate saddle and Slender grips

Matching Slate coloured C17 saddle and Slender grips now available

Brooks have released the matching Cambium C17 Slate saddle and Slender grips, costing £105 and £55 respectively, available now at Brooks dealers.

The company launched the Cambium last year. It’s made with the same basic structure of a traditional Brooks saddle, but replaces the leather with a vulcanised natural rubber, cotton canvas and structural textile top. You can read John's review of the Cambium here. 

It’s now available in this new slate colour to sit alongside the launch brown colour. You can pair the saddle with the new matching Cambium Slender grips (no sign of any matching bar tape yet). These feature an aluminium shell wrapped with a Numac treated organic cotton canvas and rubber tape, which provides good grip in all weather conditions.

Available now at Brooks dealers and

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