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.