Selle Italia Man Gel Flow Saddle

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MSRP : $124.98

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The Selle Italia Man GelFlow Black Leather Manganese Rails have a central anatomic cutout with silicone gel molded around the cutout and in the nose of the saddle. This family indicates two saddles designed specifically for the needs of men and women. The results of extensive research in the fields of anatomy results in a great balance of comfort and performance for man and woman alike.

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Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Mags Oi a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: June 19, 2012

Strengths:    Very well constructed, looks like it would give long service life. Good looking, not too dorky for a cut-out model.

Weaknesses:    OUCH! OUCH! OUCH OUCH!

Bottom Line:   
Experienced genital numbness (among other problems) after a ride for the first time in my life at 41 YOA. I thought a perineal cut-out saddle design was a prudent thing to try so I did some research and some measuring and decided on the Selle Italia Man Gelfow saddle. BIG MISTAKE. In my experience there are two types of saddles that work well... something like a Titec El Norte that has a lot of surface area so you can move around a bit (get towards the front on a climb, scoot back for a stretch, etc.) or a saddle with one good sweet spot that you just want to park yourself in, like a WTB Speed V. The Selle Italia Man Gelflow has neither of these attributes. During a three hour ride I tried fore and aft adjustments, tilt adjustments and seatpost height variations. By the end of the ride I was perched as far back on the saddle away from the cutout as I could stand. Had intense discomfort for several days after that one ride. Never had these problems before even on centuries and all day trail ride. Gonna Craigslist this sucker ASAP.
FYI I'm 6'3" and 210lbs.

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Favorite Trail:   A trail of hundred dollar bills.

Price Paid:    $118.00

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Similar Products Used:   Titec El Norte, WTB Speed V.

Bike Setup:   Custom Monster Cross/Rigid 29er hybrid.

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