When light weight meets incredible strength, that is the SLR XC Black Venox Rails '11. With attractive Italian style and an innovative carbon fiber structure, SLR is the last word in racing saddles. The Selle Italia SLR XC Black Vanox Rails '11 is the most demanded saddle by professional cyclists.
Lorica cover with kevlar edges
a Cross Country Rider
from Palm Desert, CA USA
Date Reviewed: August 24, 2010
Strengths: -My buns LOVE them
-Will make you faster...lol
Weaknesses: -Cover shreds on one fall
-Must dial in PERFECTLY
I am a weight weenie who has tried nearly EVERY MTB race saddle out there, and this is still my favorite mix of weight, century comfort and value.
This saddle has since been transferred to my road bike - where it rightfully belongs(its really a ROAD saddle). Mine
weighed 145g. Use on your MTB only if you rarely ever crash, because the thin leather cover shreds on just ONE IMPACT.
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