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Sette Strike Saddle

4.33/5 (3 Reviews)
Weight : 436 grams MSRP : $50.00

Product Description

A downhill riders dream, the Sette Strike Saddle has a classic shape that features a thick padded surface with a molded relief channel down the center, for extra comfort. Reinforced Kevlar panels help resist cuts and abrasion to insure that this saddle will last season after season.

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by coil-n-oil a Downhiller from Sacramento, CA

Date Reviewed: June 27, 2010

Strengths:    Comfortable for DH, Cheap, Tough

Weaknesses:    Heavy

Bottom Line:   
This is a hard to beat seat for DH. It's cheap, has tough rails, and is fairly comfortable. I haven't done any XC rides on this seat, but for DH purposes, you won't destroy your prostate when you land a jump wrong or have to sit down for a rest. It doesn't seem to get in the way either when maneuvering. One corner of the fabric cover is just barely starting to come loose, but for the price it doesn't really matter. It does seem heavy, so weight-weenies should steer clear.

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Favorite Trail:   Boondocks

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Purchased At:   Pricepoint

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by schneidie a Downhiller from South Windsor, Connecticut, USA

Date Reviewed: August 24, 2009

Strengths:    Cheap, Comfortable, Light, Looks Good

Weaknesses:    Not comfortable for long seated pedaling

Bottom Line:   
This review is for the New Strike Saddle. This saddle is perfect for the intended use, which is downhill. It's easy to maneuver around and looks trick on the bike. I found it uncomfortable compared to the WTB saddles for extended pedaling, but the flat design allowed me to move around it way easier than the WTB "Whale Tail." For the money, this is a no-brainer. The saddle isn't the lightest, so weight weenies should steer clear, as should anyone who plans on pedaling their bike in a seated position for a long period of time.

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Favorite Trail:   Tempest

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $18.00

Purchased At:   Pricepoint.com

Similar Products Used:   WTB Pure V, Lazer V

Bike Setup:   2003 Sinister r9, Super T pro, Sram x7, Rockshox vivid 5.1

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by invert a Weekend Warrior from Cairns, Australia

Date Reviewed: August 21, 2008

Strengths:    Cheap comfortable suitable for light freeride -all mountain use good for long rides

Weaknesses:    heavy, no protection at rear corners comes in one color only

Bottom Line:   
Cheapest all rounder saddle I've owned, not the lightest but for the dollars you pay you can replace it for a small price.
I liked the Bontrager but always ended up with a numb gooch no such problem with the sette saddle. Buy this if you arent a gravity defying hucker or spend half your ride climbing.

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Favorite Trail:   Smithfield Mountain Bike Park

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $24.00

Purchased At:   Thomos Bike Shop

Similar Products Used:   Titec Beserker, Bontrager Big Earl

Bike Setup:   Trek Bruiser ex racers factory bike

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