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Three for three: The VeloNews tech crew and the Selle Italia saddles they like

The new Turbomatic. Photo: Caley Fretz © VeloNews

Shopping for and buying saddles is one of the trickiest things in cycling. What works for your training partner might have you in agony. Without trying a saddle yourself, it’s virtually impossible to know what will keep your backside happy hours into a ride.

With that in mind, the VeloNews tech team of Lennard Zinn, Caley Fretz and Nick Legan ordered in a few Selle Italia saddles and gave them a try.

Why Selle Italia? It’s the one brand that all three of us have a history of riding. We thought it was worth a look at the company’s current offerings and re-issues.

Each of us gravitated to a specific model based on our past experiences. We were all eager to give the latest versions a try. Here’s what we found.