Brooks B17 Narrow Imperial

Leave it up to Brooks to improve on a classic. The B17 Imperial Narrow features a design that dates back to 1890, with a pressure reducing cutout that ensures your comfort in the miles to come. And, of course, the B17 Narrow Imperial featur ...(Read More)

Brooks B17 Narrow Imperial
  • Color: Honey
  • Color: Antique Brown
  • Color: Black
  • The top of the B17 Standard Imperial (image of Narrow model unavailable from manufacturer).
$135.00
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Leave it up to Brooks to improve on a classic. The B17 Imperial Narrow features a design that dates back to 1890, with a pressure reducing cutout that ensures your comfort in the miles to come. And, of course, the B17 Narrow Imperial features Brooks' full-grain, premium leather, and trademark rivets for the ultimate in comfort, style, and durability.

Brooks saddles are legendary.
Brooks saddles have been handcrafted in England since 1870. They are manufactured in Smethwick, Birmingham using machines dating back to the 19th century. Only top quality hide leather is used which is immersed in water and formed under intense pressures. Even the springs and frames are manufactured in house! Skilled hand labor is necessary every step of the way, a process that can take 90 days for one saddle!

Of all the components in a quality saddle, none is more important than the leather, and Brooks carefully examines every single piece of leather ensuring that it's the absolute highest quality. For example, while it's important that all stretch is eliminated, the flexibility of the leather must remain intact so that it can conform to the contours of your body and keep its shape for years to come.

Plus, thanks to the built-in pores in its fine leather, Brooks saddles have natural ventilation so they never become clammy and remain comfortable on even the longest rides on the warmest days. Even better, plenty of Brooks customers have used the same Brooks saddle for 30 or more years, a testament to Brooks' craftsmanship and the fine materials in their saddles.

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Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN
Antique Brown 00831273006297 B214ILA17205
Black 00831273006129 B214ILA07202
Honey 00831273006280 B214ILA17203