Selle Italia Max Flite Gel Flow Saddle

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $209.99


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Product Description

Selle Italia's Max Flite Gel Flow Saddle is a modern take on the the classic mid-width Flite shape. The anatomic cutout relieves pressure, but it's the supple, yet supportive gel padding and integrated shock absorbing system that gives the Max Flite its distinctively smooth ride. If you want the...


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by firedawg225 a Cross Country Rider from Chievres, Belgium

Date Reviewed: April 29, 2010

Strengths:    Comfortable


Weaknesses:    None that i can see. i don't care about weight

Bottom Line:   
Being a bigger guy seat are a pain to find. i'm riding at about 220 prob 230ish when riding with gear. I have a wider seat bone. the Selle flite's are nice but the little extra width did it for me and riding is totally different know. For anyone looking to buy a seat i suggest getting sized. Bontrager and Specialized both have systems. at least it will give you a starting point to helping you out.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $130.00

Purchased At:   Espace Bike

Similar Products Used:   Selle flite, flite gel, Gobi's

Bike Setup:   Trek Fuel EX 9 and a Trek 2.3

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by sageashton a Weekend Warrior from Santa Clarita, CA, USA

Date Reviewed: December 16, 2009

Strengths:    More comfortable than most other saddles I have tried, wider than traditional saddles and longer.

Weaknesses:    Heavy.

Bottom Line:   
I just started riding again and my butt was killing me after about two hours. After dealing with being sore each weekend I decided to just get a better saddle that was comfortable as a priority. I settled on this because it has a wider than average and longer than average. Not that I am a big guy, but the width makes a difference to me and I have not been sore since using this saddle, including on rides in excess of 4 hours. The only downside is it is a really heavy saddle and expensive to boot.

Bottom line is get this if you are looking for comfort over weight. You won't be sore and I think that is well worth the few grams of weight.

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Favorite Trail:   Lots

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $125.00

Purchased At:   Ebay

Similar Products Used:   Other Selle Italia saddles

Bike Setup:   IBIS Mojo, SLX build...

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