View Full Version : What Leathers/stirrups for a Trekker Treeless???
29th Mar 2009, 04:50 PM
I have just bought a trekker treeless saddle. I've owned treeless before but only the HM so have no experience of anything like the trekker so it wasn't till I got it that I realised the stirrup bars are a complete ring! Do I just use normal leathers stirrups or do I need ones especially for this saddle?
29th Mar 2009, 05:09 PM
You can use barefoot/treeless leathers where the buckle is at the bottom, you can use t bar leathers where there are t bars top and bottom or you can use 'normal' leathers and turn them upside down.
caged/safety stirrups or barnes buckles are recommended as well:)
29th Mar 2009, 06:50 PM
You can also use Barnes Buckles to attach the stirrup to the leathers. They release the stirrup when its put under a sudden pressure, like catching in a branch, or your foot if you fell.
31st Mar 2009, 12:11 PM
I use normal cheap webbing stirrup leathers - with some special stirrups that will come apart if you fall off (got them from USA via Ebay). They are plastic and cost a fair bit - about £40 - but worth it for the peace of mind.
31st Mar 2009, 12:27 PM
I have the double bent safety stirrups, which face forwards so nice and easy to slip back on!! Can't for the life of me remember where I got them from but they were only around £25. I use the barefoot stirrup leathers with the buckle at the bottom.
1st Apr 2009, 07:20 AM
Been there used the lot. Now just use normal leathers and endurance safety stirrups. Buckle at top. I dont find it rubs me and i dont notice it. Been through hassle of having dam thing at other end!
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