Brooks Conquest
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Category:  Saddles
Name:  Brooks Conquest
Brand:  Brooks
Model:  Conquest
Years:  1988 - Late 1990's
Country:  England
Weight:  790 grams
Added By: JFischer on 04/07/08
Updated By: rche7k on 11/03/19
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Base Material LeatherCovering Material N/A (No Covering)
Rail MaterialSteelWidth15cm
Length29cmRail Spacing 42mm ctr-to-ctr (standard spacing)
General Information
The Conquest is Brooks’ high-quality off-road saddle, with higher-quality butt leather, and solid copper 12mm rivets for more durability. It’s a four-wire frame, with coil springs at the rear. The top is similar to that of a Professional Select, with skived skirts (to prevent chafing the rider’s thighs), and three ventilation holes in the top. The quality is obvious: my modern Brooks Team Professional’s leather is from 3.9 to 4.3mm thick; this one is from 4.5 to 5.2mm. So don’t think you’ll be wearing this out any time soon.

Weight is 790 gms; size is 290 mm long by 150mm wide.
Date-code is 6B9 – for Feb 1996 production.

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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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