Edited into chronological order to make it easier to read       :)

>>> From: Doug Grant
>>> Subject: [rapidwheelmen] Re: A more comfortable saddle
>>> 2. it is all about your ischial tuberosities: the seats come in
>>> widths because we have different hip bone widths.

>> Brion Brooks wrote:
>>> So the $64,000 question -- does Village Bike Shop (or the
>>> Specialized rep) measure my 'sit bone' width?
>>> brion

>> From: Michael W. Burden
>> Subject: Re: [rapidwheelmen] Re: A more comfortable saddle
>> To: rapidwheelmen@yahoogroups.com Date: Sunday, July 12, 2009, 11:17 AM
>> Yes, they do.
>> You sit on a memory foam pad, and then they measure the distance
>> between the indents.

>> From: Brion Brooks
>> To: rapidwheelmen@yahoogroups.com
>> Sent: Sun, Jul 12, 2009 2:32 pm
>> Subject: Re: [rapidwheelmen] Re: A more comfortable saddle
>> That wasn't as interesting as I had anticipated.

> On Jul 12, 2009, at 6:17 PM, Dave Durkee wrote:
>> That's strange -
>> I heard that Tahitian flower girls made you drink fermented
>> pineapple juice, and after you slip on a grass skirt they make you
>> lie down and tie your ankles to hemp rope to pull your legs up to
>> the ceiling. Then they take different lengths of Kiwi feathers, of
>> course calibrated very carefully, to measure the needed distance
>> exactly. If you receive pleasure in this process, its completely
>> coincidental.
>> Dave - who's got an appointment to me measured tomorrow-----

>"grant.doug" wrote:
> I have been in for measurement 17 times. Still not quite right.

From: Doug Grant

Before the nubile feather saddle measurement technology, here is a
photograph of the measurement process employed to scientifically match
the tuberosities to various bio-geometic power points: