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Hot Item: The Damselfly Saddle
By Times Staff Writer
Published December 2, 2005
[Special to the Times]
The Damselfly Saddle designed particuarly for women, who want a comfortable ride but still want to feel the road underneath.
Developed at the behest of sponsored riders who wanted a super lightweight, comfortable saddle that still would allow them to feel the road, Terry Precision Bicycles produced the Damselfly specifically for women. The Damselfly, handmade in Italy, is a unique saddle with firm foam padding, a narrow profile, a narrow elevated rear, dropped nose for comfort on sprints and a center cutaway that allows the saddle to flex rather than compress. Each one is covered by Italian leather A pink cover will be introduced in February. Price: $110. For more information, go online to www.terrybicycles.com