Above image: Dean Koh
Saddle selection is an area in the bike building process that should never be taken lightly. Choosing the wrong saddle will give you an uncomfortable ride or worse, cause impotence.
So many cyclists have spent hundreds of dollars trying to find the perfect saddle, manufacturers have resorted to providing a multitude of variants that attempt to meet cyclists’ needs.
Above: Selle Italia Max SLR Gel Flow saddle (note the big cut-out in the centre). Photo: Selle Italia
Above: Selle Italia Man Gel-Flow saddle. Photo: Selle Italia
Above: Selle Italia SLR Tekno saddle with carbon-shell (superlight at 95g but with no padding) Photo:Selle Italia