What seat are you happy with?

We have had great luck with the selle royal lagoon seats, which you can get at walmart for $35
 
Boy that's a great question, after reading and seats i've tried in past. I just heard people talk about cloud 9 seats so i got one. It's ok but there's that word you bottom is what you want to be happy about.
 

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i have a Lectric 2.0 and have just had prostate surgery on feb 9 weigh 165. I tell you that so you'll know that I was looking for very soft seat and tried 12 different seats from Cloud 9's, Lectrics upgrade, Selle Royal Drifter, Bluewind super oversize, Schwinn No Nose, etc. I found that the Selle Royal was, in my opinion, the best looking and very well constructed and comfortable as well. Cloud 9's very nice seat and very popular. I finally settled on the Schwinn Super Breeze Cruise comfort seat. It just fit my needs the best, super soft and stable, sit more upright, and a slender nose that didn't impact my sensitive area. So don't know if that helped but get on Amazon and try some out. You'll know quickly what feels good to you.
 
How’s the Cloud 9 working for you, dmetcalf?

Those big cushy seats never did it for me. I have a Selle Anatomica X2 with the perineal cutout on a Suntour NCX suspension seat post and it’s GREAT!

It really depends on the riding style, I think. I’m bent over slightly and usually pedaling pretty hard.
 
How’s the Cloud 9 working for you, dmetcalf?

Those big cushy seats never did it for me. I have a Selle Anatomica X2 with the perineal cutout on a Suntour NCX suspension seat post and it’s GREAT!

It really depends on the riding style, I think. I’m bent over slightly and usually pedaling pretty hard.

Just wondering what seat is the most popular for comfort..?
Thanks
Smaug is exactly right depends on style and how you're gonna ride. My wife and I ride together at about 10 mph stop to talk to neighbors and ride 5 to 7 miles around our community and riding some of the great trails down here. Here in Florida all flat ground on pavement so nothing too demanding and sit up straighter than say Smaug and we aren't pedaling too hard just enjoying being out daily in the sunshine. Also at this point I need to sit up straighter with my recovery leaning forward would cause me some problems. That's the great thing about the seats out there there is one for any riding style or special needs. Enjoy your Lectrics I really like mine.
 
Thanks for the likes guys. I have found, now that I think I have the right seat that I was trying to sit up too straight to the point that I was actually pulling back on the bars while riding. Now that I have the seat correct I lowered the bars a bit and relieved a lot of tension on my back, arms, and wrist/hands. I was amazed at the added control I had too but I had been reluctant to lean forward due to my surgery. It feels great to be back in the sunshine and fresh air. For the guys up north 82 last few days light winds and last week I ran inside cause I did see a cloud.
 
Thanks for the likes guys. I have found, now that I think I have the right seat that I was trying to sit up too straight to the point that I was actually pulling back on the bars while riding. Now that I have the seat correct I lowered the bars a bit and relieved a lot of tension on my back, arms, and wrist/hands. I was amazed at the added control I had too but I had been reluctant to lean forward due to my surgery. It feels great to be back in the sunshine and fresh air. For the guys up north 82 last few days light winds and last week I ran inside cause I did see a cloud.
I found during my motorcycle touring career that a slight forward lean is EASIER on the back, because not every bump you hit goes straight up your spline; it's split between spine & wrists.

Lean too far forward and the neck starts hurting (from looking up all the time) and wrists. (from having all the weight on them)

It's all about that happy medium.
 
I found during my motorcycle touring career that a slight forward lean is EASIER on the back, because not every bump you hit goes straight up your spline; it's split between spine & wrists.

Lean too far forward and the neck starts hurting (from looking up all the time) and wrists. (from having all the weight on them)

It's all about that happy medium.
 
Thanks Smaug. I took a 5 mile run yesterday with my position more forward and I believe I’ve finally arrived at the best position for me without causing any pain in my sensitive area. Takes some trial and error and a few miles with minor adjustments but when you feel totally “relaxed and in comfortable control“ ? you know it. Thanks for your input.
 
Cloud 9 tends to make seats that are suitable for bikes with more upright posture, where more of the rider's weight is supported by his butt. They don't make anything suitable for a bike with a forward lean.

Therefore, I suggest that it's important to qualify what type of riding posture the seat is used for in each response.
My example:

I'm really happy with my Selle Anatomica X2 seat on my Aventon Level.2, which has a moderate forward lean. I missed the shock absorption that came with a thickly-padded and sprung seat, so I compensated by adding a Suntour NCX suspension seatpost.


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I have the Suntour suspension seat post but I'd also like to change the seat. The seat post relieves the shock to the spine but my butt still gets a little sore on a longer ride. I'm wondering if I should get the seat without the springs since I have the suspension seat post or would the seat springs add to the comfort? Also do I get the one with the cutout in the center of the seat or the one that's padded all over? I have the KBO Breeze so I'm fairly upright when I ride. Those inside hip bones need a little more cushion than the stock seat provides.
 
I have the Suntour suspension seat post but I'd also like to change the seat. The seat post relieves the shock to the spine but my butt still gets a little sore on a longer ride. I'm wondering if I should get the seat without the springs since I have the suspension seat post or would the seat springs add to the comfort? Also do I get the one with the cutout in the center of the seat or the one that's padded all over? I have the KBO Breeze so I'm fairly upright when I ride. Those inside hip bones need a little more cushion than the stock seat provides.
The cushion and springs built into seats is not very effective, compared to the Suntour suspension seatpost.

For an upright riding position, a wider seat is helpful, as you'll have weight on the back of the glutes, where you wouldn't in a forward-leaning bike.

I like a big pereneal cutout (or at least a big gap, in a cushioned seat) in my seats so that I don't get that burning sensation on the prostate area on longer rides.
 
I just ordered the cloud 9 without the springs. I hope it works as I think it should.
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Change of plan. Started reading reviews on this seat and didn't like what I was reading. Still looking for a better choice. Cancelled the order.
 
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