Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About Impressum
It is currently Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:11 am

All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 3 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Astute Skylite opinions?
PostPosted: Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:13 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sun Jun 18, 2006 10:29 am
Posts: 6675
Location: Athens, Greece
I used to ride an SLR carbonio for a few years without any issues. I now ride an SMP composit - which I found used for really cheap - and I also like it, even more than my SLR. A friend is selling his Astute skylite vt, which is like new, for 70 euros. It looks like this:

Image

I would love to try it but I would also like to hear opinions before. Is it really as comfortable as advertised? Anyone that has ridden both the Astute and an SMP? How do they compare? Any experience? Thanks.

_________________
My 6536gr TIME Skylon
My 9733gr COLNAGO Master X-light


Top
   
 Post subject: Astute Skylite opinions?
Posted: Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:13 pm 


Top
   
 
PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:06 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed May 17, 2017 9:38 pm
Posts: 14
I'm using the skyline (wanted the skylite but CRC are bastards and sent me the wrong one, and turns out the skyline was out of stock the whole time).
It is pretty hard, but I really like the cut out in the middle as it does do the job at relieving pressure. I used to use a Prologo Nago Evo and that was a little harder, but the lack of cut out slayed me. Wouldn't say its a game changer in comfort as its still quite hard, but on 100 milers, I've found the saddle to be better than any other I've used in the past. I don't really notice it there, which I suppose is a good thing.

I have no regrets on the skyline so far, and it matches my bike colour perfectly (Merida Scultura 6000 2016).


Top
   
PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:28 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sun Jan 24, 2016 2:07 pm
Posts: 118
I had both the wider (Piagua?) and the regular Skylite VT home for a test.

I run a 143 Romin Pro today and like it.

The Skylite was a bit more padding and a also liked the cutout.

In the end I kept my Romin Pro - it´s a better match for my bike.

But on a other bike I Think a Skylite is great and I would recommend it.


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 3 posts ] 

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Astute Skylite VT regular or Pilagra VS Romin Pro 143

in Road

micro553

0

336

Wed Feb 01, 2017 1:53 pm

micro553 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Addict SL opinions on value

in Road

AddictSL58

8

878

Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:03 pm

AddictSL58 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Opinions on wheels

in Road

Slicknicklabel

1

511

Tue Jul 25, 2017 8:30 am

MJB View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Clement LCV opinions

in Road

Ltyarbro42

0

369

Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:21 pm

Ltyarbro42 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Cannondale bb30 opinions

in Road

Jcgill

3

649

Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:54 am

slick1 View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot], donald, dvq and 29 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited