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130mm wide x 275mm long
Selle Italia SLR Superflow Saddle

Selle Italia
SLR Superflow Saddle

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Shave weight without giving up comfort.

Selle Italia's SLR Superflow is designed to offer relief to those who find it hard to get comfortable in the saddle. The result of thorough research, its special shape meant to help individuals of any weight to sit comfortably and pedal efficiently on long rides. Titanium rails keep the weight to a minimum.

The SLR Superflow is available in two sizes: 130mm wide x 275mm long (190 grams) and 145mm wide x 275mm long (200 grams). Black (leather) or White (Lorica®) cover.

 

Rail Material: Titanium 

 

Shell Material: 30 Percent Carbon 

 

Cover Material: Leather 

 

Width: 130 or 145 mm

 

Length: 275 mm

 

Primary Color: White 

 

Primary Color: Black 

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Good quality and takes pressure off
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by DClark
Phoenix AZ

I hadnt thought much about the saddle that came with my bike. I think it may have been contributing to gradual nerve numbing down in that area I sit. I think I might be regaining nerve sensitivity while the saddle has been perfectly comfortable. That large opening and a slight nose-down angle takes the contact pressure off.

Reviewed 5/25/2018
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My most comfortable Saddle.
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by Billnv
Cycling Enthusiast
Reno, NV

This is my third SLR Superflow saddle, I have them on all three of my Road Bikes. I ride about 200 miles a week all year And I like this Saddle better than the ones that came on my Bikes.

Reviewed 4/30/2018
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Solves numbness and pain issues
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by James
Cycling Enthusiast
Oregon City OR
4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.

I bought the SLR Superflow to try and address numbness issues that I was having with my Fizik saddle, mainly on longer grinding climbs. I'm a larger rider at 6'1 and 215 lbs and have never used a saddle with a cut out, so I thought I'd give this one a try. I've now put a few hundred miles on this saddle and so far I can say that it's virtually solved all of my numbness and pain issues. On first look, the SLR was a bit harder than what I was used to, and initially I thought that this might be a problem for me on longer rides. But I've found that this saddle actually feels more comfortable the longer I stay on it- making it great for the events I do like Cycle Oregon, STP etc. It's also pretty flat which I thought could cause a problem (since that's also different than what I'm used to) but it isn't at all. It's quite easy to move around on and find that comfort spot as the road changes. So now I can pretty much climb, and hammer away all day long pain free and without numbness in the nether regions. It's quite nice looking to boot and lightened up my bike a bit-(mine came in at 190 gms 5 less than advertised) which are all added pluses. Saddles are so personal and none of them are going to be couches for anyone. But if you're experiencing numbness or pain like I was, I would definitely give this saddle a try-it could be just what you need to solve the problem.

Reviewed 7/6/2017
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Great saddle so far so good.
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by Nick
Saint louis mo

I have a 2017 giant trance pulled off the stock saddle wasn't real happy with it wasn't terrible just wasn't that comfortable. This saddle is more comfortable I like the open Channel it gives you a relief. The saddle was a bit pricey but you get what you pay for I don't regret my purchase at all.

Reviewed 4/24/2018
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Like sitting on a brick
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by Mark
tucson
1 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

Saddle not for me. Needed more padding.

Reviewed 3/23/2017
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Relieves a sore pressure point while provide ample saddle comfort
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by brobo
Daily Commuter
Seattle, WA
2 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

I own two of these saddles. One is on my BMC teammachine and on my CX bike. The cutout relieves the pressure points for long climbs and provides great saddle support. I'd recommend trying it out in the store first to see if it fits your anatomy. I will continue to purchase these saddles from Selle Italia. Western Bike Works has competitive pricing and will match online retailers, so it's a winwin to order from Western Bike Works.

Reviewed 1/9/2017
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Delivers what it promises
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by HockeyPhool
Cycling Enthusiast
Westminster, CO

I installed this saddle on my Giant Defy 5. I've ridden as much as 55 miles at a time on this saddle. I like the light weight and stiffness, and the huge cutout definitely helps relieve pressure underneath. My first two rides on this saddle were uncomfortable and caused some significant chafing, but when I moved the saddle forward it alleviated those problems. I have yet to find a saddle that's truly comfortable, but I'm happy with this one!

Reviewed 10/26/2017
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Best saddle worth the money
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by Anonymous
0 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

This is my second saddle. Very confy.

Reviewed 8/31/2017
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No pressure
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by Anonymous
cincinnati
0 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

I have struggled to find a saddle. I did RAGBRAI 2 years ago and ended up with perineal paresthesia. In other words, my lady parts went numb. This took months to resolve. I tried a Cobb split seat but still struggled along with sciatic nerve pain. I took this saddle for its first ride today for 26 miles. The wide cut out resulted in absolutely no pressure. My sit bones are sore but I know this resolves as I have only riden three times this year( mostly because of the dreaded discomfort). I have a 320 mile ride in 2 weeks over 4 days. Excited for the ride with this new saddle. It is a firm saddle but the padded ones don't work for me either.

Reviewed 8/20/2017
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Great great saddle, super smooth and comfortabl on long rides.
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by Fenster
Houston
8 of 10 customers found this review helpful.

I had issues with discomfort in the nether regions and this saddle solved it. Not to mention, it looks like it was made to go in an Italian sports car. Very nice! The extra wide cut out is what I think makes this saddle work. The difference is noticeable right away. Get one!

Reviewed 2/2/2015
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Performs as designed!!!
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by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
13 of 14 customers found this review helpful.

I am 5' 10 200 lbs. This saddle delivers as the product info states. 145 mm with is still very light, supportive and comfortable even on the longer rides I have done. It is an investment! but a good one!

Reviewed 7/7/2012
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Awesome!
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by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
NE. Ohio
14 of 15 customers found this review helpful.

I have this saddle on two bikes. I am a clyde and finding a light saddle that is also comfortable has been a challenge. This saddle is absolutely wonderful. Just did a 50 mile ride on Sunday and did not even thing about my seat.

Reviewed 4/5/2012
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Rides well
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by Anonymous
3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

This seat performs well, I especially like the wide channel to alleviate perineal pressure.

Reviewed 4/2/2018
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Nice Saddle
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by DJDESQ
Philly
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

I have this saddle and do enjoy it. It is comfortable and easy to setup with the measurements in the rails. And the opening in the middle provides comfort and is aesthetically pleasing.

My only negative is for some reason it is not so comfy after 20 minutes or so when on my trainer. On the road - no issue, just on my trainer..

I would recommend this saddle. I purchased mine as an upgrade from a several FiZik saddles.

Reviewed 3/8/2018
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HArd as a rock, very unforgiving.
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by Joning
Cycling Enthusiast
Northwest PA
3 of 5 customers found this review helpful.

I must have measured my sit-bones incorrectly, because most of the reviews tell me that it is a seat that works for most, and I tried and tried...I ride 150 miles per week and rode on this saddle for three weeks. At the end of each ride I think my sit-bones were bruised. It hurt, and it never got any better.

I called Customer Service, and they allowed me to exchange the saddle, no problem.

I ordered a Selle Italia Max SLR Gel Flow, and this seat is terrific. Comfortable even in distance, etc.

Reviewed 6/19/2017
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This is my second SLR Superflow saddle.
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by SeaBiker
Cycling Enthusiast
Seattle, WA
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

I have used this saddle now for two years and 10K miles. I crashed and had to replace my older SLR Superflow. The cut out works great for me and the flat saddle is my preferred shape. I use the 145mm size. I am 510 and weigh 170 lbs.

I have ridden several centuries with no numbness and have never had a saddle sore. If you like a flat saddle, this is definitely one of the best.

Reviewed 9/30/2017
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Very comfortable but can be noisy.
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by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Delaware
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

I've used this saddle for about 1000 miles and find it very comfortable. My only complaint is that it can be very noisy. After about 150 miles I would always hear a grinding noise much like we used to get with friction shifters when slightly between gears. Spent a lot of time adjusting cables, etc. to try to eliminate noise. Finally found that the rails, where they meet at the nose, are allowed to slide on a type of polymer which was creating the noise with each pedal stroke. A little Tri-Flow there quieted it for about another 100 miles, but the problem returns. Otherwise, it's a great saddle and I'll try to live with the audible feedback.

Reviewed 10/1/2016
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Amazing! Perfect.
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by BeastMode
Cycling Enthusiast
Santa Cruz, CA
3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

Cycling comfortably for 6-8 hours, sleeping in tent, hopping on again the following morning for another 8 hours with no lube. Magical. Just finished a long weekend bikepacking on my hardtail and this seat rocked it. 110 miles, 13,000 feet of vertical push. Originally, I had it on my road bike, was so good now have it on cross bike, hardtail and considering forking out the bucks for my XC fs rig. I'm 5'11, 165 el beez. The hole is gaping...seriously. Like my son's training toilet seat. You could easily pee through it while riding if you were naked. The important thing is that it's buttery gentle on my area, and causes no numbness. Especially for long epics, it's dope. Now only complaint is hands that go numb, so I have to keep shaking them out. Until I turn 65 and can get a recumbent bike without my cycling buddies deleting my contact info from their phones, may have to deal with the numb hands.

Reviewed 7/14/2016
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cured my numbness and chafing, good on long rides.
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by clambo
Cycling Enthusiast
New England
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

The only thing I would add to it would be a tiny bit more padding. My butt hurt the first week or so but I quickly toughened up to it. Its a very good saddle.

Reviewed 8/21/2017
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Firm but comfortable, excellent saddle.
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by Byke Ryder
Cycling Enthusiast
Delray Beach, Fl

Well made saddle. Firm but comfortable. I use it for club rides from 100 to 120 mile per week.

Reviewed 8/2/2017
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