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Terry Fly Tri Gel Saddle

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $125.00

Product Description

Designed for long distance riders and triathletes who put lots of saddle time in without taking breaks. The Fly Tri Gel has a layer of sculpted gel that is concentrated across the top and at the nose of the saddle, with additional inserts at the ischial tuberosites in the rear. This doesn't add much in terms of weight, but sure takes the edge off when you live on your saddle. The smooth leather cover is perforated to enhance breathability and reduce heat build-up. Completely cut away through the mid-section, making it flexible and comfortable against soft tissues; lightweight, extremely strong, tubular vanox rails attach to the shell in an integral suspension bridge design that minimizes road shock (a great feature for those with lower back issues). Handmade in Italy.

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by stgparris a Cross Country Rider from Columbia, SC USA

Date Reviewed: June 5, 2010

Strengths:    Comfort. Light compared to prior saddle.

Weaknesses:    None so far.

Bottom Line:   
After having this saddle only a few days, I've had nothing but good tidings for it. It's so comfortable that I almost forget I'm on a bike at all till I hit a good sized bump where I should be off the saddle completely anyway. Even then it's by far better than the WTB SST for the bike and type of riding I do (mostly touring). And I only have the Fly. Not the Fly Tri-gel. It's always best to be fitted for a saddle much like you were to be fitted for a bicycle. Unfortunately, not all cycle shops have the proper tools for this chore. The one I bought mine at did thankfully.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $65.00

Purchased At:   Harrell's Bicycle Wo

Similar Products Used:   WTB SST.

Bike Setup:   Surly Long Haul Trucker with Avid Shorty 6 brakes.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by JJ Ski a Cross Country Rider from Rochester, NY

Date Reviewed: May 18, 2010

Strengths:    Comfort, light weight, ease of mounting

Weaknesses:    price

Bottom Line:   
Comfy strong and light.

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Favorite Trail:   Dryer

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $100.00

Purchased At:   Mendon Cyclesmith

Similar Products Used:   WTB

Bike Setup:   Jamis Dakar. Stams 355 rims, tubelss, suspension by Push.

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