This cover is one nice addition to my Brooks leather saddle, so far, I have managed to avoid riding in the rain (and in Seattle, that's saying something!), but I'm prepared when it happens. Love the material of this cover, too.
Nice cover for your Brooks saddle. Can be used while riding your bike with minimal change in comfort. It covers the top great, however, it exposes the underside of the saddle to any road spray while riding in heavy rains. It's probably best used when you park you bike outside.
I keep this handy cover in a pannier bag on my commuter bike, which has a Brooks B-17 from BTD. It's such a simple thing, yet it is perfectly designed to fit the saddle an help keep it dry in wet weather. I can see that without fenders you'd still sling a lot of water into the underside of the saddle, which isn't good. However, that's what fenders are for right?
Fits my B17 leather saddle perfectly. Rolls up into a compact package for storage anmd transport. Workmanship is excellent as you would expect from Brooks.
I bought this so getting my saddle wet from rain wouldn't be an on going worry. Well worth the price. Honestly, buying this is really a no brainer. It protects your fairly expensive saddle. Decent looking. Stays on very well. All that you need.
I bought this cover to protect my saddle from the brutal Texas sun when transporting my bike in the bed of my pickup and it works great. The drawstring keeps the cover on at highway speeds. I highly recommend it if you want to protect your investment.
My Brooks saddle didn't come with a cover and this is a lot more official looking than the plastic bags I've been using as a cover.
It's well made for what it is albeit slightly expensive and It's been holding up great so far here in humid Houston.
Bought this cover to protect my Brooks B-17 saddle from the elements. The first time I tried to use it, I noticed the small end (front) seemed to have a wad of fabric that would not straighten out properly to get a tight fit over the nose of the saddle. I turned the cover inside out to see what was going on and discovered the stitching across the end was coming apart--right out of the box! I could not believe it, then I saw that the cover was made in China! Thanks, Brooks for such good quality control over one of your products! Fortunately my wife has a sewing machine and she fixed it in about two minutes, otherwise I would have had to send it back with all the hassles involved with shipping, etc. Other than that problem, it seems to be fine, so far.
I have brooks swift and this cover fits ok. Though ii is not a perfect fit, It doesn't effect the seat comfort while riding. some say that the rain cover is not designed for riding, so what do you do if you ride in the rain? Let the rain get to the saddle? I like the Velcro strap that help secured the cover in place, but the Drawcord is not well designed. There is no easy way to pull the Drawcord since there is no lead cord that can be pulled easily. Overall it is very functional and works as intended - though I havenot tried it in heavy rain yet.
How could you not carry this protect for your saddle. It rolls up and occupied minimum space with nill weight. Even with it raining you can cover the saddle until you get your bike in a dry zone.
FYI, this does not fit my Brooks B-68 W touring saddle. Otherwise it'd be swell.
In addition, the one I received (fortunately) did not have graphics as shown.
To me, the point of covering a saddle, in addition to preventing water damage,
is to conceal (not advertise) that I have a lovely (spendy) saddle when my bike is parked/locked.