Brooks B17 Saddle. Quite simply, the Brooks B17 saddle is a living legend. The venerable English saddle company's flagship model, the B17 has been on the market for over 100 years. The classic B17 Brooks saddle features an all leather cover with steel rivets and a tension adjuster. When broken in, Brooks saddles are considered by many to be the most comfortable on the market. The B17 is ideal for commuting, long distance trekking, and general purpose riding. And to keep a Brooks saddle in tip top condition, utilize Brooks Proofide BK PF40 to condition, preserve and shower proof your saddle.