Selle Italia SPX Saddle

3.4/5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $20.00


Product Description

Selle Italia SPX


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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Hendra Widjaja a Cross Country Rider from Kuta, Bali, Indonesia

Date Reviewed: January 9, 2003

Strengths:    Simple design, nylon base which give good flexibility, water proof:) since the cover is made from syntethic material, easy to clean, lot of padding.

Weaknesses:    Nothing serious, actually I like it better compare to my Nitrox Genuine Gel. It's only a bit heavy, I'm not a gram counter anyway.

Bottom Line:   
Basicly, it's not the best stuff in Selle Italia range, but for basic one it's good enough, comfortable, easy to clean, simple design, and cheap:)

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Favorite Trail:   Jimbaran, Bali

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   Somewhere in Bali

Similar Products Used:   Selle Italia Nitrox Genuine Gel, and some another crap.

Bike Setup:   Da Bomb Cherry Bomb, with all XT components, mavic X-517, XT hydro disc, Da Bomb stem, seat post and handle bar.

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by Julian Hughes from Exeter,UK

Date Reviewed: July 22, 2000

Strengths:    came with bike,hardwearing

Weaknesses:    hurts my butt. is the wrong shape,size and density for a saddle

Bottom Line:   
this saddle is extremely comfortable until you start to peddle,at which point its soft squashy squirming nature and odd shape conspire to chew your arse off,even wearing quality shorts. I just did 1000 miles in 14 days on one of these saddles. as soon as I got home I swapped it for a trimatic from another bike and hope never to sit on an spx saddle again. In the 10 days since i got home i've done some long rides,i.e 90 miles,5 or 6 hours in the saddle,and had no discomfort on my trimatic saddle. the shape of the spx is odd. it will pinch your skin and if you ride more than 2 or 3 hours will also bruise you. It gets 2 flaming chillies,one because it was more comfortable than sitting on the seatpost alone and it came with the bike and has lasted well,and one because it showed me the benefits of good vitamin e cream and chamois cream

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Favorite Trail:   everywhere

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Similar Products Used:   selle italia trimatic,rolls,flite

Bike Setup:   yes my bike is set up...rigid giant aluminium mtb,slicks,maguras,26/36/46 front,11-23 rear,and sometimes a fully loaded bob yak trailer hitched to rear..tent etc

Overall Rating:1
Submitted by David P a Cross-Country Rider from Vancouver,BC

Date Reviewed: September 25, 1999

Strengths:    
Came standard with my Norco touring bike so its strength is its free!


Weaknesses:    
Plasticky seat and the seat side protectors (hard plastic) are actually pinching on my butt muscle.


Bottom Line:   
Heh, what can I say about this saddle. It came with my Norco touring bike and I hated it! Initially, it felt comfortable sitting on it. Its cushy and comfy padding provided sofa like seating. But don't let that fool you because if you ride more than 100 miles on it, it will hurt your butt so bad you will never want have sex with your partner the following night. And its side plastic protectors pinch on my butt muscle, which doubles the pain. Swap it as fast as you can with a nice leather saddle if you plan to do any LONG RIDE.

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Favorite Trail:   
Whistler/Squamish

Duration Product Used:   
less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   
WTB SST.K and SST.X (my favourite saddles)


Bike Setup:   
Touring bike

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by SK a Weekend Warrior from Perth

Date Reviewed: July 14, 1999

Strengths:    
nice fit, good support


Weaknesses:    
a bit to hard


Bottom Line:   
It is a bit hard, but perfect support and nice fit to my butt. It came standard on my bike and I don't think I will replace it.

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Duration Product Used:   
3 months

Bike Setup:   
Avanti Hammer
Jett XC (Great shox)

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Over a Weekend Warrior from Lodz, Poland

Date Reviewed: May 11, 1999

Strengths:    
It is ssoooooooo comfortable....,
quite long- allows moving he mass centre


Weaknesses:    
errr... none?


Bottom Line:   
BUY IT! IF U LIKE COMFORT IT's WONDERFUL!
And relatively cheap, in fact :)

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Favorite Trail:   
everything slopy ;)

Duration Product Used:   
less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   
san marco (few saddles), specialized, giant world-cup


Bike Setup:   
atala bird c90, RS indy XC

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