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Antares Versus Saddle

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A central grooved channel separates the Versus from the standard Antares model, making it perfect for those seeking a little extra pressure relief in the same popular shape. The wide back and flat profile reflect the most respected features of Arione and Aliante models. The Nylon shell is blended with carbon to absorb road vibration and move slightly with the rider while still providing firm support. K:ium rails are lighter and stronger than Titanium. Compatible with Fizik ICS saddle packs and lights. 275mm Long x 142mm Wide. Black Microtex cover with glossy black wings. 212g.

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Rail Material: K:ium 


Length: 275 mm


Width: 142 mm


Cover Material: Microtex 


ICS Compatible: Yes 


Made in: Italy 

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This saddle feels great and adds wonderfully to the already stealth look of my bike.
by Morning Series rider
Cycling Enthusiast
Buffalo Grove, IL
Review for Fizik 2013 Antares Versus Saddle
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

Being very pleased with the original fi'zik Antares saddle, I was surprised when the shell cracked in two across the middle of the width on a club ride. Granted, I was approaching mile 10,000 on this bike, which was a little over 3 years old. The saddle was the original on the bike. I got the new Antares Versus as a replacement for that saddle, trusting that the break was just a freaky fluke. As far as fear of the same thing happening again is concerned, I actually trust this new design a little more. It seems stronger and the tunnel design just might take the pressure of my weight (164 lbs.) and distribute it more evenly - reducing the risk for another shell snap. The tunnel design actually results in a greater feeling of lightness on the bike, too - different than a cut-out design, both of which have the same anatomic goal. So - there's a great two for one! When considering a new saddle, I also did not want to give up the Integrated Clip System by fi'zik, with which the separately purchased compatible saddle bag clips into the back of the saddle, eliminating the need for straps. Finally, the look of this saddle is very cool. It has a very stealth design, which compliments my newer road bike to a T. By the way, my other road bike also has an original Antares saddle with many miles on it. No shell snaps yet, so please do not let concern of such a thing keep you from the great updated design of the Antares Versus. I would recommend this saddle to anyone.

Reviewed 10/15/2012 Comments
We've punished Antares saddles (much heavier rider, riding singletrack on a 'cross bike, etc.) without incident, and have generally had good luck with the durability of Fizik saddles. Fizik might be interested to learn more about that break. Feel free to contact us if we can help.
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Most comfortable saddle I've ever used.
by Vetcycler
Casual Cyclist
Outer Banks, NC
Review for Fizik 2013 Antares Versus Saddle
5 of 5 customers found this review helpful.

Have been a recreational roadie for 20 years, and have tried many different saddles in my quest to find the perfect one. The Antares Versus saddle is the closest to perfect I've found. The pressure relief channel is just deep enough, the platform is just wide enough for my sits bones, and this saddle is very comfortable, even after long rides. I'll be enjoying my rides much more now.

Reviewed 4/26/2012
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Giving it a little more time
by Jon
Cycling Enthusiast
Nashville, TN
2 of 4 customers found this review helpful.

I chose this saddle for a new bike build and I'm not fully convinced that I made the right choice. Using the flexibility model from Fi'zik I come out on the snake end (highly flexible), but I thought it wise to go with something in the middle, which they call Chameleon. So far, I've put about 85 miles in this saddle and I can't get used to a pinching sensation, which I think comes from edges of the pressure relief channel. This is nothing severely uncomfortable, but still annoying. As for construction, weight, looks, etc., this is Fi'zik and so it is top notch in all those areas. I'll give it another few rides and then make a decision - there could just be a break in period that I need to get through.

Reviewed 2/6/2017
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Good, but Arione is still better
by OaktownCyclist
Cycling Enthusiast
Oakland, CA
Review for Fizik 2013 Antares Versus Saddle
3 of 6 customers found this review helpful.

I'm still hunting for the right saddle. I tried this but liked the Arione much better - more positions and a softer angle in the back. I do like the channel/groove, but cut-outs are more effective.

Reviewed 4/28/2014
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