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Open the door to comfort.
Bringing an anatomic cut-out to their iconic shape, the Fizik Arione R3 Open Saddle allows you to achieve comfort without sacrificing performance. Featuring a composite carbon-reinforced nylon shell, the Arione R3 Open is light on the scale but heavy on durability and comfort. With Fizik's Comfort Core foam layer under their durable Microtex cover, the Arione offers ample absorption and added durability, which is further elevated by the full anatomic cut-out. This helps to avoid pressure on you sensitive soft tissue areas, while ensuring that the weight is correctly supported across the whole surface of the saddle.
- Made for Snake riders with high body flexibility and/or no pelvic rotation while pedaling.
- Same classic Arione shape, now with a completely open central cutaway.
- Integrated Clip System compatible.
- Carbon-reinforced nylon shell.
- K:ium rails.
- Length: 300mm.
- Width: 130mm.
- Claimed weight: 230 grams.
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A Welcome Improvement over the Versus X Model
SE United States
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
This is my fourth model Fizik Arione saddle. The original and Versus worked great but the Versus X for me had too wide a center channel with too little contact surface area upon which to comfortably sit. The result of prolonged sitting on the Versus X caused irritation (hot spots) in the reduced contact areas. The R3 Open eliminated this issue by having a smaller pressure relief center channel, and I opted for the Large size (142 mm compared to 130 for the standard Arione). These two changes solved the comfort issues and eliminated the hot spots.
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