Avocet X-Country Saddle

4.67/5 (3 Reviews)
Weight : 240 grams


Product Description

  • Durable leather cover and titanium rails
  • Six colors to match your bike


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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Scott a Cross Country Rider from Beacon, NY, USA

    Date Reviewed: June 24, 2004

    Strengths:    Shape, Durability

    Weaknesses:    NONE

    Bottom Line:   
    This saddle has lasted 5 bikes. I've built up new bikes and purchased new saddles with the same problem, they can not outlast this thing, and it's almost 10 years old. (purchased in 96 for my Scott Endorphine Pro-Racing = That's how I know how old it is). The thing still looks great. Fading on the Avocet name, but that's it. Anyone know where I can purchase another for my other bikes? Give this one a try, it's worth every penny. I think it's called the X-55 now.

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    Favorite Trail:   Mt. Beacon

    Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

    Price Paid:    $100.00

    Purchased At:   So long ago

    Similar Products Used:   Selle Italia, Bontrager, San Marco, Azonic, SDG

    Bike Setup:   X-10

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by David a Cross Country Rider from Tulsa

    Date Reviewed: April 8, 2004

    Strengths:    Lightweight. Comfortable. Easy to slide off and on back of seat due to special design.

    Weaknesses:    None so far.

    Bottom Line:   
    If you like Avocet O2 Air road saddles, you'll like this one as well. The X-Country uses the same contour, padding, and leather as the O2 Air. The only difference is that the X-Country doesn't have the recessed channel of the O2 Air, and instead of a shell cutout underneath - the shell is one solid piece with a reinforcing bar running down the middle of the underside. (I assume that this is to make the saddle stronger/more durable.)

    I have used Avocet seats for years. Their shape fits me well, and the padding never seems to break down. They have a good balance of light weight and comfort. I highly reccommend this saddle. It definitely worth a try since Avocet has a policy where they will refund your money if you try it out and don't think it the most comfortable seat you have ridden.

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    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $90.00

    Purchased At:   LBS

    Similar Products Used:   Acocet O2 Air (Road bike seat). Selle San Marco Era.

    Bike Setup:   Ellsworth Truth (Cross Country dual suspension)

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by chuck a Cross Country Rider from neptune

    Date Reviewed: July 12, 2002

    Strengths:    very light curved off back lets you enter and exit with ease on down hills and drops .

    Weaknesses:    none.

    Bottom Line:   
    best saddle ridden so far to date.

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    Duration Product Used:   2 Years

    Price Paid:    $100.00

    Purchased At:   c.b.o

    Similar Products Used:   o2 air 40

    Bike Setup:   2 kleins 1 rascal 1 attitude race .

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