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A New Seat Design That Alleviates Soft Tissue Discomfort while Cycling - Road, Triathlon, Mountain, Track, Spin and Recreational Bikes.
A New Seat Design That Alleviates Soft Tissue Discomfort while Cycling - Road, Triathlon, Mountain, Track, Spin and Recreational Bikes.
A New Seat Design That Alleviates Soft Tissue Discomfort while Cycling - Road, Triathlon, Mountain, Track, Spin and Recreational Bikes.
223 backers pledged $34,448 to help bring this project to life.

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The Reprieve Bicycle Saddle

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Our Mission:

Launch a Truly Comfortable, Performance Oriented, Bike Seat - to Benefit the Cycling Community.  It Just Makes Sense!

The Patent Pending Product...

  • The Prototype "Look" shown, will be updated to a Sleeker Design see FAQ's.  
  • Drops the Mid-Section of the saddle 3/4" to naturally fit the outline of the body.  
  • Incorporates an "Active Surface". The adjustable air filled bladder allows your soft tissue to ride on a soft layer of air.
  • The bladder is a tough, RF welded, medical grade urethane with a solid Lara Valve.  
  • Real Leather, Titanium Rails and the "Active Surface" starting at just $100.  
  • The sit bone area is like that of any other saddle, encouraging free pedaling movement.

A wider women's width is on the drawing board, as the first of three future Bike Seats incorporating the Active Surface technology.  However, women currently riding a men's width saddle will find every benefit from this version.

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Dr. Jonathan David Kaye M.D. 

Diplomate, American Board of Urology

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How the body fits the Reprieve vs. a traditional shaped saddle:

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As Seen On:

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The Reprieve Assists in Bicycle Fitting:

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Development:

We've spent over two years designing the saddle, testing many shapes and styles.  We interviewed a broad range of cyclists to solicit feedback in relation to cyclist position, saddle discomfort areas, experience and miles covered in a typical ride.  The results were somewhat expected as they are the age-old issues expressed by cyclists. Pain and discomfort as approximately 40% of your total body weight is place on a relatively small area.

We met with saddle manufacturers and bicycle companies to understand and determine our timeline for completion.  We have a solid budget and manufacturing plan to bring The Reprieve Saddle to our customers.  

We will keep everyone updated on our progress as we move through the process.

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Colors & The Look: 

The initial saddles will be made in White or Black.  We'll reach out to everyone who places an order to determine their choice of color for their saddle.  

The Look of the saddle will also change as the saddles shown are prototypes.  We will work to make the shape a bit sleeker, making modifications to the cosmetic portions of the shell as well.  We'll also add height to the rails for seat post clearance. 

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We Need Your Support

Frustrated with the options the saddle market provided, we began our quest to creating a truly different solution.  Most new saddles that target the perineum and genital area work for some but not others.  

This led to a design that incorporated the best of traditional saddles, with the best of new technology.

We sincerely believe this saddle can help all types of riders in the cycling community, so we would greatly and sincerely appreciate any support you can provide!

We Thank You Kickstarter!!

Risks and challenges

Because we already have working prototypes we believe the risks and challenges with completing our project on time are very low. But since we're working with overseas trade, unforeseen complications can always pop up. We plan to keep everyone who orders a saddle up to date on our production process, and we will deliver on time.

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    Pledge $10 or more About $10

    Reprieve Saddle logo Collapsible Koozie and Thank You letter.
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    A Reprieve Saddle logo BPA Free Water Bottle, a Thank You letter and a Koozie.
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    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    A very soft black Reprieve Saddle logo T-Shirt, a Thank You letter and a Koozie. A Women's cut black T-Shirt is also available. Thank you for your support!

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    The first 200 pledges will receive a Reprieve Saddle (retails for $185), a T-Shirt, a Koozie and Thank You letter. The Reprieve Saddle truly fits your anatomy and we know you will love it. We sincerely believe this will benefit the cycling community.
    Thank you for your support!

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    Pledge $200 or more About $200

    The first 200 pledges, will receive Two Reprieve Saddles (each retails $185), Three T-Shirts, Three Water Bottles and a Couple Koozies along with a Thank You letter. The Reprieve Saddle truly fits your anatomy and we know you will love it. We sincerely believe this will benefit the cycling community.
    Thank you for your support!

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    Brady Bunch Special. Pledge $500 and we'll throw in 6 Saddles, 6 Shirts and 6 Water Bottles. The Reprieve Saddle truly fits your anatomy and we know you will love it. We sincerely believe this will benefit the cycling community. Thank you for your support!

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Funding period

- (30 days)