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Brooks Cambium C13 carbon fiber and rubber saddle starts shipping

Brooks Cambium C13 carbon fiber and rubber racing bicycle saddle
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Introduced at Eurobike last fall, Brook’s lightest saddle to date is now shipping.

The Cambium C13 marries a one-piece, full carbon fiber rail and frame to a cotton-reinforced vulcanized rubber shell that comes in at just 265g on our scales. For Brooks, that’s light, and considering the pliability and comfort it’s designed to offer over the roughest roads, it’s a small penalty to pay. The timing is right, with increased interest in gravel road riding and increasingly adventurous bikes being made to suit such expeditions.

To test that theory, they sent David Millar racing over the cobbles of the Paris-Roubaix course in the video below…

Brooks Cambium C13 carbon fiber and rubber racing bicycle saddle

The vulcanized rubber is cover molded over organic cotton to maintain its shape. It’s connected to the braided carbon frame with black anodized alloy rivets.

Brooks Cambium C13 carbon fiber and rubber racing bicycle saddle

Brooks Cambium C13 carbon fiber and rubber racing bicycle saddle

The saddle is shipping now and available for $220 / €200. Tech specs are:

  • Length – 275 mm
  • Width – 132 mm
  • Height – 55 mm
  • Weight – 259g (claimed)
  • 9mm Oval Carbon Rail

Brooks Cambium C13 carbon fiber and rubber racing bicycle saddle

We’ve had an early model in on review, check our first impressions here. Long term review coming soon.

BrooksEngland.com

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Colin
Colin
7 years ago

I have 2 of the cambium saddles and I love them, but a carbon railed version makes 0 sense to me.

Pistolero
Pistolero
7 years ago

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Von Kruiser
Von Kruiser
7 years ago

Interesting comment, “posers always use Sram.” Why is that?

dan
dan
7 years ago

My taint says “too narrow.”

crackedframe
crackedframe
7 years ago

I would love a C17 Carbon verision.

Lars
Lars
7 years ago

I too would love a C17 Carbon version.

Craig
Craig
7 years ago

That is one good looking saddle.

Rodger Comstock
Rodger Comstock
7 years ago

Sure its carbon, sure it costs a lot, but I just hope people understand that 260g is not exactly light. Look at a Selle Italia SLR, 100g/.2lbs lighter.

Veganpotter
Veganpotter
7 years ago

Looks good and I kinda want one but my buddies that have them have shredded their bibs. I’m hoping they find a smoother replacement in the future

riley martin
riley martin
7 years ago

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Tim Watson
7 years ago

Still sulking I wasn’t chosen for the trial “what weight do you expect?” Sub 200 I hollered, doh!

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