Thanks to all, really appreciate that!
I'll try to answer all your questions, if I missed anything just let me know!
just one question, will there be a rider's weight limit for the saddle?
It depends from a few things. My aim is to make it reliable and after I get the resoults from some impact tests etc., I'll see. More or less it depends only from the saddle rails, because for the saddle shell I can make a custom layup
Here just one more photo where you can see the ALU small tube that is used for the saddle rails. It's hollow and very light:
I'll see how the saddle rails will perform, till now they seem rock solid, but I still have to make some impact tests in my workshop, and I also test it on the road. In case that it would hold only for example max. 90kg, I could use a solid ALU tube for +90kg rider, etc.,...I'll give my best to found the solution, but first some more tests have to be done, I'll most probably send it also to an institute where it will be tested.
Regarding the branding/logos, my plan was to put just a very small "Berk" signature on the "bridge"
, I don't like "screaming" logos all over the place, I'll keep it simple and "let the product talk by himself".
Some new prototypes are already in process and I'll keep you updated about the progress! I also use the first prototype saddle on my bike and today I made a 2h long ride again without any problems. I also want to make sure that the saddle won't damage the shorts etc.,.. I'll also try to over-torque the saddle rails to see what happens etc.,...anyway, some more experiments still to do and I really love this work!
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