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Argo For All Roads
The evolution of digital 3D printing has allowed Fizik to develop the Vento Argo R1 Adaptive Saddle, a new generation of saddle without the constraints or limitations imposed by traditional production methods and materials. The Adaptive saddle padding is crafted by Carbon using their revolutionary Digital Light Synthesis technology. DLS is an additive manufacturing process which uses digital ultraviolet light projection, oxygen-permeable optics and programmable liquid resins to produce parts with excellent mechanical properties, resolution, and surface finish.
Using Carbon technology, biomechanics and engineers have an unprecedented possibility: to design and manufacture multiple functional zones within the saddle, tuning each of them separately for specific mechanical properties. Each of these key functional zones is engineered for a distinctive cushioning and mechanical response, joined together progressively and seamlessly in the same padding. The result? A 60% reduction in peak pressure through improved weight distribution for increased comfort across the entire saddle surface.
- Adaptive Carbon Digital Light Synthesis 3D-printing technology
- Seamlessly engineered zonal cushioning
- Short-nosed saddle that encourages stability and relieves pressure on soft tissue
- Ride-compliant, carbon-reinforced nylon shell and a highly stiff carbon rail
- Available in 140 or 150mm width options
- Length: 265mm
- Width: 140, 150mm
- Height at 75 mm width: 45.5mm
- Length from nose to 75mm width: 114mm
- Weight: 190, 196g
- Rail: 10x7mm
B-Stock - This product has one or more B-Stock units available. These units can be purchased at a discount (see option select). B-Stock units were returned from other customers and may have missing or damaged packaging materials. Saddle rails may have minor scratches. These units are otherwise as new. The full manufacturer warranty applies. Click Here for more information.
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