Brooks Release
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Category:  Saddles
Name:  Brooks Release
Brand:  Brooks
Model:  Release
Years:  1920 - 1959
Country:  England
Weight:  1,361 grams
Added By: bates50 on 12/20/08
Updated By: JFischer on 12/30/08
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Base Material LeatherCovering Material Leather
Rail MaterialSteelWidth9 inches
LengthOverall 17.5 inches. Seat length 11.5 inches.Rail Spacing 42mm ctr-to-ctr (standard spacing);
Saddle Clamp
General Information
Favourite in the Colonies. Also known as "hammock". A toolbox was available which fitted in the large coils.
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Brand Information(click to expand)
 One of the oldest cycling companies still in business, Brooks of England is most well known for the cycling component John Boultbee Brooks invented in 1865: the leather cycling saddle.  The Brooks company has been owned by a number of different parent companies over the years as detailed in the History section.
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