Selle Italia SLR Kit Carbonio Flow CK7X9 Saddle Review

About Selle Italia

Selle Italia first began their incredible journey into the cycling industry back in 1897 in Corsico, just outside of Milan, Italy, at a time when automobiles were too expensive for most people and bicycles were the major method of transportation. Beginning with the Bigolin family in the 19th century, the company has always focused on innovation and performance, combined with state of the art materials and designs. This focused diligence and dedication to producing only the best of the best has resulted in Selle Italia remaining one of the leaders in the industry worldwide over the years.

Through continual research and testing, they have become and remain experts in the field, constantly improving and enhancing their technology and their products. With a Selle Italia saddle, you can rest assured that you will be cycling not only in style, but in the most comfortable and efficient way possible.

About the Saddle

Ideal for any type of cycling, from road to mountain, the Selle Italia SLR Kit Carbonio offers exceptional comfort, support, and efficiency. Its streamlined ergonomic shape provides the perfect position and support for hassle-free pedaling and its innovative composition consists of the perfect balance of firmness and padding. This model features a slot in the middle of the seat to maximize air flow and enhance the cycling experience. It also sports a beautiful and sophisticated look with a sleek black seat and silver, gray, and red accent colors. For a bit of fun and unique flair, it also features two small sections of textured gray and silver material as well.

This Selle Italia saddle is super lightweight, easy to transport, simple to install, and a joy to use. It weighs only 0.5 pounds and measures 12” x 9” x 4”. Its bold and striking look and efficient design will pair perfectly with almost any bicycle.

Positives and Negatives

The Selle Italia SLR Kit Carbonio saddle is quite firm, so some cyclists may find it to be a bit too hard; however, most agree that it features the perfect mixture of firmness and padded support. It is extremely lightweight and easy to install, and its sleek and professional look matches practically any bicycle.

The saddle is comprised of the highest quality of materials and features solid and sturdy construction designed to provide the optimum cycling experience for years and years to come. It has been engineered to not only perform but to endure.

Key Specifications

  • Sleek black color with contrasting red stitching and accents of silver and gray
  • Carbon core and rails with slight padding on seat and durable outer layer
  • Convenient open slot in center of seat for optimum air flow
  • Measures approximately 12” x 9” x 4”
  • Weighs approximately 0.5 lbs

Pros

  • Lightweight and easy to install
  • Stylish and professional look
  • Slotted design provides optimum air flow, efficiency, and comfort
  • Innovative shape offers comfortable and interference-free pedaling
  • Comprised of strong and sturdy materials for excellent versatility and durability
  • Seat surface provides firm yet slightly cushioned feel for ideal comfort and functionality

Cons

  • Some cyclists may find this model to be a bit too firm
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Selle Italia SLR Kit Carbonio Flow CK7X9 Saddle
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