- Fizik Aliante Gamma XM Saddle with K:IUM Rails 2013
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Fizik Aliante Gamma XM Saddle with K:IUM Rails 2013
MTB version of the popular Aliante design renowned for lightweight comfort. Constructed on a nylon carbon base incorperating Twinflex technology to flex in the central zone.
Top Features of the Fizik Aliante Gamma XM Saddle with K:IUM Rails 2013
- Nylon carbon reinforced shell
- Perforated microtex cover
- Black soft touch scuff guards
- I.C.S. ready to accept Fizik bags and lights
- Size: 265x138mm
- Weight: 259g
|Padding Material:||Twinflex and Technogel|
|ICS: (Integrated Clip System) A convenient design that allows Fi'zi:k bags and lights to be attached instantly to the saddle base. no additional brackets or tools required.|
About Performance Saddles
Performance saddles are narrower than the models designed for shorter ride comfort. They're intended for riders who have a committed riding style with weight on hands and feet so they're narrower and lighter. High tech padding materials and flexible body designs keep your pressure points comfortable and lightweight chassis components keep the weight down. Most have some kind of ergonomic design to reduce pressure on nerves and allow unrestriced blood flow to your sensitive areas. Womens models have a wider design to suit their naturally wider pelvis. Saddle widths vary across the ranges from narrow (upto 130mm), medium (upto 138mm) to wide (upto 146mm). Narrower saddles are the popular choice for longer distance riders as they do not cause the hips to be placed in an unnatural position. Wider saddles will often feel comfortable initially due to their greater surface area but then progressively decrease in comfort as the miles increase, the correct choice of saddle is a case of getting the balance between initial comfort and overall comfort.
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Magazine reviews for Fizik Aliante Gamma XM Saddle with K:IUM Rails 2013
Review from What MTB
I've got to admit that I've got a bad habit. Other than picking my nose, I don't seem to be able to stop choosing saddles on looks rather than comfort. That was the story with my early brushes with the Fizik Aliante. I thought it was ugly, and after that insult it probably didn't like me either.
My friend and epic cross-country fiend Mike Cotty always rode one and openly professed his love for this Italian drop nose perch. Eventually I got one to try and, well, pretty much anytime I have to ride for more than an hour I make a point of transferring one of my fleet of Aliante saddles to the bike in question.
I've used all the models, from the base to the mountain bike-specific XM right up to the carbon railed version, and all of them are the business. The hammock effect is good from the start, but like all Fizik saddles, they seem to get better the more you use them.
I've got the XM version on long-term test, which features deeper padding and the Fizik Technogel insert. It still has the bucket seat feel, but with a level of upholstery that's just the ticket if you've got a very, very long ride to nail.
So far the uppers of the saddles are holding up well, although they are a little more fragile than some others so care must be taken when leaning the bike up against walls. The carbon rails are strong enough even for big clumsy boys, just try to mate them with a seatpost that has long, supportive lower rails, such as a Syntace or Thomson.
Swoopy saddle that does the business on long, epic rides
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