Bike Saddle Reviews

  • Selle Italia Iron Tekno Flow Saddle First Look

    14th March 2014

    Exclusive first look at the new Selle Italia Iron Tekno Flow triathlon saddle The Selle Italia Iron Tekno Flow is one of the most radical tri saddle designs we’ve seen Selle Italia‘s brand new triathlon-specific Iron Tekno Flow saddle has just…

  • Fizik Tritone Saddle Review

    15th January 2014

    Fizik’s new noseless Tritone triathlon saddle ridden, reviewed and rated Fizik Tritone saddle £219.99 fizik.it; extrauk.co.uk Fizik have produced tri saddles for years but this is their first ‘noseless’ type, designed to allow forward rotation of the hip for an…

  • Gear Of The Year: Best Bike Saddle 2013

    23rd December 2013

    The ISM Adamo Podium wins our saddle of the year award Our Gear of the Year awards celebrate the finest triathlon gear we’ve tested over 2013. While some old favourites still shine though, innovative new tech has also come to…

  • ISM Adamo Podium Saddle Review

    2nd November 2013

    We put the ISM Adamo Podium Saddle to the test. ISM Adamo Podium Saddle £164.99 www.ismseat.com; www.upgradebikes.co.uk     The Adamo Podium shares the split nose found on all of ISM’s saddles but has a slightly narrower and longer front…

  • Specialized Sitero Expert Gel Triathlon Saddle Review

    1st October 2013

    Our verdict on the new Specialized Sitero Expert Gel tri saddle Specialized Sitero Expert Gel £100 specialized.com Specialized’s first triathlon saddle has a chunky triangular design, with a widening pressure-relief channel down the middle that encourages you to perch on the front and…

  • Best Triathlon Saddles

    22nd July 2013

    We review six tri-specific saddles to find out which is the best triathlon saddle Selle Italia SLR Tri Gel £111.99 www.chickencycles.co.uk The SLR Tri has a thickly padded ‘Genuine Gel’ nose that’s incredibly comfortable over all distances. While it’s fairly…

  • Fizik Arione K3 Triathlon Saddle Review

    11th June 2013

    We put the Fizik Arione K3 triathlon saddle to the test. Fizik Arione K3 £129.99 fizik.it / extra.co.uk Long hours on aerobars can cause great discomfort, especially if you tend to perch on the nose of the saddle. Fizik’s solution…

  • Bontrager Hilo RXL Speed Dial Review

    9th April 2013

    We review the innovative Bontrager Hilo RXL Speed Dial saddle. Bontrager Hilo RXL Speed Dial £179.99 www.bontrager.com With the Hilo RXL Speed Dial, Bontrager have created a mechanism that allows up to 16mm of width adjustment at the saddle’s nose…

  • Cobb Cycling V-Flow Max Saddle Review

    12th March 2013

    We review this stunning triathlon saddle from Cobb Cycling. Cobb Cycling V-Flow Max saddle £119.99/$179.99 www.cobbcycling.com; www.bike-science.com For those athletes who have struggled to find a comfy position on regular saddles during triathlon, the Cobb V-Flow Max could well be…