Selle Italia Turbo Matic Quattro Saddle

4.88/5 (8 Reviews)
Weight : 305 grams


Product Description

The TURBO MATIC has been a favorite with cyclists around the world for years. Now the TURBOMATIC 4 is lighter and has been restyled for more comfort. The elastomer “shock absorber” system, the printed leather, and the tubular Manganese rail all make this model unique.


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Reviews 1 - 8 (8 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Steve-o Stewart-Sturges a Racer from Gold Coast Queensland Australia

Date Reviewed: February 9, 2008

Strengths:    Comfy to a "T".... tough long lasting,my bum has a Selle Italia groove in it from the years of Turbos on up, probably ride them til I croak..

Weaknesses:    Not enough of them around aymore

Bottom Line:   
160 km rides, too easy......lasts forever
Once you ride one there is no going back...
Love to buy ten more for the remaining years on earth...sigh....

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Favorite Trail:   a bitumen one,thanks

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $115.00

Purchased At:   various spots

Similar Products Used:   Turbo, Turbomatic II, Turbomatic III

Bike Setup:   Many many bikes, currently a Moser with Record, Carbon Giant with Record, alloy Giant with Chorus

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Chong a Weekend Warrior from Cupertino, CA, USA

Date Reviewed: November 28, 2005

Strengths:    "Painless" is the word that comes to mind when riding on this saddle !! I have tried the highly regarded Fly but just plain did not like it. I guess what they say about saddles being a very personal choice is correct.

Weaknesses:    None.

Bottom Line:   
Give this saddle a try if you think you can't find one that fits you well.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   eBay

Similar Products Used:   Fly.

Bike Setup:   Trance2.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jacob from Ventura, CA

Date Reviewed: January 23, 2005

Strengths:    Comfort, comfort, comfort

Weaknesses:    Weight is about 350 grams, but well worth the penalty

Bottom Line:   
Damned! Believe the hype. I know any single product, especially saddles, will not satisfy everyone, but this has to be close. I'm not saying this is like a LazyBoy, but it does all a good saddle should do without numbness or unreasonable discomfort. I am sold. Now I want another for the road.

PS: my model has the "Genuine Gel" and steel rails.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $25.00

Similar Products Used:   fizik: Airone, Nisene, Nisene Twin Tech; Selle Italia: Flight, Pro-link; plus SDG, coda, Titec...

Bike Setup:   Steel Hardtail

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Thomas a Weekend Warrior from Texas

Date Reviewed: September 21, 2004

Strengths:    Looks great, elastomer suspension works, durability.

Weaknesses:    Price, hard to find these days.

Bottom Line:   
This is an extremely comfortable and durable saddle. I agree that it takes a little while (30-50miles) to get used to, but after it breaks in it is like no other, it is so comfortable, by far the most comfortable saddle ever. Those elastomers really works. I have on my road bike ,the same one but with gel, but the one without gel is more comfortable and lighter. Great product in every aspect.

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Favorite Trail:   anything over 40 miles

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $115.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   Fizik Alliante

Bike Setup:   Top of the line Klein

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Andreas from Regensburg

Date Reviewed: April 17, 2003

Bottom Line:   
now the turbo is on my full-suspension-bike.
great!!!

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Duration Product Used:   3 months


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Andreas from Regensburg, Germany

Date Reviewed: March 22, 2003

Strengths:    Very well manufactured, damping system keeps away vibrations, nice leather cover, comfortable in a quite upright position

Weaknesses:    Quite heavy (if you are interested in weight), expansive

It didn´t fit the riding position on my steel-bike. The saddle is quite high and the handlebar very flat.
I mounted it on my city-bike (an older modified touring-bike) and it fitted perfectly, because the riding position is more upright.


Bottom Line:   
A really nice, good saddle. But it seems not to be really comfortable if your riding position is too flat.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   Stadler

Similar Products Used:   Selle Italia SPX, Selle Italia Flite, Ritchey Vector Wing

Bike Setup:   The bike I´m talking about is a Tange prestige steel-frame with rigid fork, Deore and LX mixed, ZAC19 rims, ChengShin slicks, some Ritchey parts and now a Flite...

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Markus Frey a Cross Country Rider from Stuttgart, Germany

Date Reviewed: December 1, 2001

Strengths:    Very comfortable, the cushion system works very well

Weaknesses:    Heavier than 300g

Bottom Line:   
The best saddle i've ever had had under my ass. For me the Flite is too hard and the Terry too soft.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $50.00

Purchased At:   Germany

Similar Products Used:   Vetta, Selle Flite Gel, Terry Fly

Bike Setup:   Cannondale M400, Judy XL

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Chris Wight a Racer from Basalt

Date Reviewed: November 6, 2001

Strengths:    Selle Italia

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
This saddle is it look no further! Awesome comfort basic style and true durability! Worth every penny!

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $90.00

Purchased At:   Ajax

Similar Products Used:   Tried alot! Flite, Trans Am, Terry(sucks)

Bike Setup:   Seven Sola

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