Selle Italia SLR XC Saddle - $145.60

Let's face it, every gram counts, even on mountain bikes. And maybe static weight isn't as important as rotating weight when it comes down to realizing the benefits of shaving those grams. But what if you could save serious weight and make your bike more comfortable at the same time' If you like semi-flat saddles, you can. The Selle Italia SLR XC Saddle is a true performer. It's light, yields to your natural contours, and has a few details that make it perfect for your mountain bike. For starters, the SLR's semi-flat profile offers up good support for your sit bones, and it allows easy movement fore and aft, should the terrain demand a quick weight shift to avoid a mishap or to maintain good traction. Selle Italia uses their Perfect Fit self-modeling foam. It gives way to conform to your shape, even changing as the terrain dictates that you move about on the saddle. If you find yourself with problematic soft tissue issues, Selle Italia offers a Flow version of this saddle that is identical other than the addition of a cutout in the center section to facilitate blood flow and comfort. A Lorica cover graces the top, and as durable and scuff resistant as it is, the SLR XC Saddle gets Kevlar scuff guards on the wings to prevent it getting torn or damaged when you inevitably hit the ground. Underneath, an injection molded nylon shell is comprised of 30% carbon fiber, and, as SLR saddles are known, it's flexible enough to also conform to your rear end over the course of a season. The shell sits atop Vanox tube rails. They're durable, corrosion resistant, and can be safely used with any saddle clamp design.The Selle Italia SLR XC Saddle is available in Black and White. It measures 131mm wide and 275mm long. - $145.60