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Tune Speedneedle Saddle

5/5 (3 Reviews)
Weight : 109 grams


Product Description

  • Leather seat cover
  • Long distance rides


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Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Johann Lang a Weekend Warrior from Graz, Austria, Europe

Date Reviewed: May 10, 2011

Strengths:    Light, comfortable(!!), strong. I weighs 99 grams.

Weaknesses:    nothing

Bottom Line:   
This saddle is the very ticket. When I bought it for the Rocky Mountain Element TSC bike I was not really sure if I could use it for long trails. But after my first try I went and ordered a second Tune Speedneedle for the other bike (S-Works).
Wow, is it light. But at the same time this saddle is the most comfortable saddle I ever experienced. I can use it for a day without any problems whatsoever.

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Favorite Trail:   Cross Country

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $200.00

Similar Products Used:   Selle Italia SLR Trans Am, Specialized Body Geometry

Bike Setup:   Rocky Mountain plus a Specialized S-Works Carbon,
Shimano XTR and the like.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Weight Weenie a Racer from Stockholm

Date Reviewed: September 10, 2007

Strengths:    Comfortable (YES is true), Light, Carbon, Cool Looking

Weaknesses:    You need a special adapter from USE to use this and it is not compatible with all seatpost

Bottom Line:   
Amazingly comfortable, the first time I sat on it it reminded me of the Selle Italia Flight. I use this saddle daily 70km commute, my rear hasn't complained once. It seems that the saddle sits just under your t bone. The only down side is that you would need a special wide diameter rail from some seatpost, as in the USE Alien.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   Online

Similar Products Used:   Fizik Arione Carbone, San Marco Concor, Selle Italia Flight, San Marco Aspire (oh my a$$ still hurts from this)

Bike Setup:   Merlin Ti Frame Campag Record Groupset, Tune Fastfood Cranks and Mig/Mag Hubs

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by $mokeyJoe a Cross Country Rider from Mol,Belgium

Date Reviewed: May 19, 2006

Strengths:    Light(marathon= 109g),enough comfortable,killer looks,strong(yes indeed!)

Weaknesses:    Leather wears fast and begins to come loose at the tip,that's all after some time thinking...

Bottom Line:   
First impression when i held the saddle:wow,am i going to sit on this!?!Super light feeling,quite strong but the shell is pretty flexy,so comfort is guaranteed.I'm talking about the Marathon.It has a thin leather cover but after several muddy and wet bike conditions it begins(after a year) to wear a bit.At the nose of the saddle there's also some leather coming loose.This is because when i bike i hold my legs pretty close to the toptube,so it scrubs a bit.
After all a very comfortable saddle and a good investment for them who are looking for a lightweight saddle that still is comfortable.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $166.00

Purchased At:   www.h&sdiscount.de

Bike Setup:   Carbon,aluminium,titanium

Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

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different models of tune speedneedle saddles...

is there a difference in the speedneedle saddles? marathon, alcantara, the colored ones? weight, size?:confused::confused: which one to choose?? thanks:DRead More »

HELP! Tune Speedneedle in the US! WHERE FROM?

I'm trying to get a tune SN. I called fairwheel and they said, tune does not allow them to distribute the SN here. I had a guy from Switzerland (not Nino) and he said he can't get it either. There are hardly any SN's on ebay.com I tried a couple online retailers in germany, they want 30Euros f ... Read More »

Concorde or Speedneedle

Hi all, I'm torn between these 2 saddles! I want the Concorde due to its lighter weight but the raw carbon scares me a tad, how do they hold up? The one I can get states road use only and max rider weight of 85kg (I'm well under that weight), will it live on the MTB? :) The Speedneedle I've al ... Read More »

Tune Speedneedle Review

Very comfortable seat. I have ridden 3+ hour days on it mountain biking and have not had a comfort issue. The only problem I have is that the sides are a bit hard and when getting back on the saddle it feels pretty rough when it rubs against your inner thigh, after a while though I think my inner th ... Read More »

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