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Sette IXA Gel Titanium Rail Saddle Saddle

2.2/5 (5 Reviews)


Product Description

Whether on race day or any day the Ixa saddle excels at any role.Gel positioned in the support points offers excellent pressure relief. Titanium rails provide excellent shock absorption and the soft leather cover provides optimum comfort. 274g


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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Homebrew7 a Weekend Warrior from Fort Collins Co USA

Date Reviewed: October 29, 2008

Strengths:    Cheap, light, some padding

Weaknesses:    Cheap

Bottom Line:   
This saddle was on my commuter, one of the rails snapped when I was coming down a curb. I'm a Clyde so it may be meant for average people, but I am skeptical of the actual titanium content.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $34.00

Purchased At:   Pricepoint

Similar Products Used:   WTB

Bike Setup:   98 GT Avalanche, lx and xt

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Brad a Weekend Warrior from Bloomington, IN

Date Reviewed: April 5, 2007

Strengths:    fairly inexpensive "titanium" railed gel seat

Weaknesses:    titanium rails are weeeeeaaaaakkkkk. One of the rails snapped on me as I was attempting to get over a log on a hill climb.

Bottom Line:   
Not worth the cash. Attempting to get a credit under the one year warranty so I can buy a good saddle.

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Favorite Trail:   Brown County State Park

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $35.00

Purchased At:   pricepoint

Similar Products Used:   none

Bike Setup:   Kona Blast

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Will Wheels from LA, CA, USA

Date Reviewed: October 12, 2006

Strengths:    Good saddle, relatively comfortable, more comfortable than the saddle I had before

Weaknesses:    The so called titatium rail snapped. It doesn't even look like the rails are really titanium, possibly coated. Either way its seems pretty unacceptable to have this break. I was cooling down, didn't even hit a bump when I felt a weird crunch underneath me.

Bottom Line:   
?? Be warry

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Purchased At:   Pricepoint


Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Curtis a Cross Country Rider from College Park, MD

Date Reviewed: October 9, 2004

Strengths:    Light-ish, gets some Ti bling on my ride

Weaknesses:    Gel? There's gel on this saddle? I didn't know because it's stiff as crap.

Bottom Line:   
See, when I thought "GEL", I was thinking "the kind of stuff that's squishy and doesn't feel like a block of cement". Apparently when Sette meant "gel" they meant "stiff and uncomfotable".
This saddle is so not worth the money, the only advantage is the low weight, but for 34 bucks, you could do a lot better.
One chili for the poor value, two chilis overall because the weight is low.

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Favorite Trail:   Potapsco, Avalon

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $34.00

Purchased At:   Price Point

Similar Products Used:   Stock seat

Bike Setup:   Giant Rainier; Duke XC; EA-50 flats; LX shifter/brake combo; LX crank; XT chain, cass, fr. der, and rear der.; deore discs, DS2/deore wheels

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Brett a Cross Country Rider from Burlington

Date Reviewed: August 30, 2004

Strengths:    Comfort! reasonably light considering how much comfort this seat provides

Weaknesses:    hmmm none that I Have discovored, This seat is great for
trail riding and training, If you want a ultra light seat for race day you should keep one around and ride on this the rest of the time.


Bottom Line:   
The bottom line is this seat with titanium rails is going for only $34, it looks cool and feels great, it is noticably lighter and more comftorable than my bontrager 2000 seat but it does not have the low weight of race seats, then again I would not want to be riding on a ultra light race seat unless it was race day anyways,
If you want a great seat for a great price look no further!

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $34.00

Purchased At:   Price point

Similar Products Used:   bontrager 2000 of 2001 trek 8000.

Bike Setup:   2001 trek 8000, xtr rear derailleur, xt front, xt 11-32 cassette, avid jucy disc on rear with chris king hub on mavic xc 717,

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