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PostPosted: Tue Jan 24, 2012 2:17 pm 
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Selle Italia Turbomatic Gel Flow Team Edition
Selle Italia Signo Gel Flow
Selle Italia Turbomatic Gios Team (~1990 Edition)

Other good recently used saddles: Fizik Aliante Kium


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 24, 2012 2:49 pm 
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Road: Specialized Toupe 155
TT: Adamo Time Trial


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 24, 2012 3:27 pm 
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What do you want out of your saddle? You need comfort, fit, then asthetics and weight..

Measure your "sit" bones to find what size seat you need, determine how much comfort you are willing to give up over weight savings and pick the saddle that you like.

After riding it for a while, you can determine if you want to try a different saddle...

It took me 3 trys to finally decide on my 143mm Specialized Romin Carbon..

If you belong to a local riding group, ask to try out some other riders saddles from their spare parts...

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 24, 2012 3:51 pm 
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BERK (based off of speedneedle)

Also have a POP saddle that is really nice.

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CRUMPTON 4.40kg, 9.70lbs


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:30 pm 
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Location: Canada
MY quest for a saddle that suit me was:

Back in the 80's = Selle Italia Turbo

Since the last 5 yrs=

Selle Italia SLR Gel Flow = 6/10
Fizik Aliante = 7/10
Filiz Arione = 2/10
Selle Italia SLR XP = 6/10
Spech Toupe = 7/10
San Marco Aspide = 8/10

(Notes based on personal feel)
I'd like to try the Prologo Scratch Nack

Louis :)


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 24, 2012 10:53 pm 
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Selle Italia Turbomatic Gel Flow Team Edition
Specialised Toupe Expert

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Colnago C59
Canyon CF 9.0


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 12:02 am 
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fizik aliante
fizik antares

both work good. in the past i used slr and slr xc and my body can not stand them; i need slightly wider saddles and with a decent padding.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 12:20 am 
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Fizik Arione (C40) and Gobi (456Ti)

Jav

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"He's more machine now, than man: twisted and evil..."

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 1:14 am 
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S-works toupe

Vanilla romin on my cross bike since I can't afford two s-works


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 2:00 am 
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Location: Sydney, Australia
Recently switched from a Selle Italia SLR to Prologo Scratch Nack.

Fairly happy to date.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 2:02 am 
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I def need the cut away!!!

So in light of that; Roadie SMP Evolution/Stratos and the TT bike is Adamo

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 2:07 am 
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Location: Philippines
Road: Specialized Carbon Toupe 143
CX: Specialized Phenom Ti 143
TT: Adamo Race

Tried: WTB Silverado, Fizik Arione CX, Selle Italia SLR Gel Flow, Selle San Marco Ponza


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 2:20 am 
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Specialized Romin Pro. Spectacular!

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 2:39 am 
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Selle italia slr. Once your ass gets used to it, perfection. Combined with assos bibs I can ride on it all day


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 2:57 am 
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Road - Romin 143


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