Early notice of slowdown

I am about to embark on a home remodel project that will require my family to move out of our house for a few months. Since my workshop is in the house, I am not going to have access to


Recovered Saddle in the wild

By now I’ve got 400+ saddles roaming around.  With the new koozies and stickers being sent out, there is a lot of Recovered Saddle stuff floating around.  I get lots of pictures of customer bikes.  I try and post them


A fresh new image

We here at Recovered Saddle World HQ have been yapping about website redesigns for a long time now. Over a year ago, I had a site nearly ready to go and ended up scrapping the entire thing. I finally got


Stitching saddle covers

I am working through the process of adding a bit of decorative stitching to the saddle covers. I have done several test saddles and they are looking good. The process still needs a bit of refinement but I’m comfortable enough


Len J’s red leather

Len J has been one of my imaginary internet friends for a long time. He has impeccable taste in bikes and always been generous with advice on any number of subjects. He even reviewed and edited my resume when I


Adam B. Pinarello Dogma

Adam B. in the UK wanted his Arione recovered in red faux. He said he had a new bike being delivered. I suggested that maybe red leather with matching bar tape would be more appropriate and he agreed. I recovered


More leather, a fresh website and stitching

A few weeks back I mentioned some changes coming.  Well some of them are here. The website redesign is barreling down, full-force, on me.  Wireframes are complete and the first few drafts of the graphic design are looking great.  Everything


The next few months

It’s been nearly three years since I started this business.  It has grown bigger and faster than I ever imagined.  Demand keeps growing daily and it’s virtually impossible to keep up.  To help streamline things a bit, over the next


The problem with Regals

Due to the complexity of Selle San Marco Regal construction and the difficulty in finding replacement rivets for them, I have decided to stop taking orders for these saddles. I have done a few in the past and had a


The Blue Skewer launched today

A while back I mentioned that I was working on another website. Well today that site has launched. With several other small handmade cycling schwag companies, we have officially launched The Blue Skewer. If you need some unique cool stuff