Selle SMP Carbon Saddle

5/5 (3 Reviews)
Weight : 165 grams MSRP : $449.00


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Product Description

The Selle SMP Strike Carbon saddle is designed from extensive studies conducted which analyzed the different positions assumed by a cyclist in the various phases of a ride and the constant interaction between the body and the saddle. Based on these findings, Selle SMP designed the STRIKE saddle which prevents the cyclist’s sensitive areas from getting squashed and increases the blood flow to the leg muscles.


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Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Amy

Date Reviewed: January 24, 2013

Strengths:    Durable, Light, nice fit for smaller women, It's a beauty

Weaknesses:    Price

Bottom Line:   
Great Saddle . Am female 110lbs, 5'4 and this saddle fits like a dream. I've been through several saddles trying to find the "Perfect " fit and this one is it. Ladies, if your of a smaller stature ( narrow pelvic ) you will most likely love this saddle. I was skeptical at first, but took the dive and bought it anyway. So happy I did.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by dorse a Weekend Warrior from Abbotsford

Date Reviewed: July 13, 2010

Strengths:    Comfortable,no bladder infections,stands up to the wet and muddy mountain biking I do here in the Pacific North West

Weaknesses:    price, It took a little longer to get adjusted to the right angle.

Bottom Line:   
It took a leap of faith to buy this saddle. I was looking for a light, high end saddle that would stand up to the rain and mud here in the Pacific NW. Most decent saddles have leather tops that get ground away by the mud and grit that sticks to my short from the back wheel. I also ride a lot and I'm prone to bladder infections, so I liked the center cut out. I have used the Koobi saddles that also have the cut out, and this prevent bladder infections. This is a pricey saddle but I will be buying another and sticking with selle SMP

This is the most comfortable saddle I have yet to use.

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Favorite Trail:   Xcellorator

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $450.00

Purchased At:   Bike Bling

Similar Products Used:   Koobi everything, PRS tri ect. and a whole bunch of WTB's. Fizic

Bike Setup:   Which one?? Black momba, KS900r,Joplin, Gravity dropper. Santa Cruz Heckler, Nomad, Blur LT.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by ChopperDoctor a Cross Country Rider from Nanaimo, Canada

Date Reviewed: November 23, 2009

Strengths:    Amazingly comfortable after hours and hours. I am not sure sure how it is possible when the seat is hard as a rock but it is the most comfortable saddle I have ever had bar none. I have the full carbon zero padding version on my tandem and the titanium rail, zero padding version on my road racing bike.

Weaknesses:    Expensive!

Bottom Line:   
The full carbon SMP saddle is the lightest and best money can buy. It gets more comfortable after every hour you ride.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $500.00

Purchased At:   EBay

Similar Products Used:   Every other saddle under the sun.

Bike Setup:   1) Calfee carbon tandem. 2) BMC Pro machine Campagnola 11 speed.

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Frame dead? Cannondale Flash Carbon.

I have had some really bad creaking noise coming from what I believe is the bottom bracket. I have taken the crank off twice, torqued and greased everything. Still creaks. I heard from another thread that this could mean my derailleur hanger is loose, saddle loose, frame cracked, or, among other th ... Read More »

Cracked Carbon Fiber Wheel

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