ISM Adamo Podium Saddle
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The ultimate road racing saddle. The Podium excels for road riders that like to move fore and aft, and want more saddle length. The overall profile of the Podium is long and lean, with a gradual transition from front-to-back.
Top Features of the ISM Adamo Podium Saddle
- Category: Performance Long
- Length: 270mm
- Width: 130mm
- Padding: 15-series Foam and Gel
- Rails: Titanium Alloy
- Colours: Black, White
- ISM staff worked closely with real Tour de France racers designing the perfect shape and slope, based on their professional racing experiences. The result is a longer, narrower, and leaner performance saddle
- Uses foam and gel padding and titanium alloy rails
- Please read the ISM Instructions on how best to fit these types of saddles
The front arms of the Podium feature a contoured downward slope. This can aid in allowing the rider to roll their hips forward for high power output, or for increased comfort with a high amount of saddle-to-handlebar drop. Compared to the other seats in this category, the Podium is the firmest. It is loved by many riders on the Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis Pro Cycling Team, who ride it on both road and time trial bikes. Like all ISM saddles, the Podium is nose-less and designed to remove pressure from soft tissue, ensuring maximum blood flow, no genital numbness, and a healthier, more enjoyable ride.
Introduced in 2011 and all about performance! ISM’s winning design allows for increased hip rotation, thus decreasing a rider’s aerodynamic drag and opens the diaphragm for easier breathing. Riders report an increase in wattage due to the more aggressive positioning. Sloped front arms provide extra relief to the superficial perineal space. From the start gate to the finish line, you will slice through the competition.
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.
About the ISM brand
Ideal Saddle Modification™ is the brainchild of Steve Toll, an avid cyclist and swimmer living in Tampa, Florida. In the winter of 1997, following yet another painful bike ride with his wife, Laura, Steve sketched out a design for a seat he thought could eliminate, or at least reduce, the discomfort most riders experience on a traditional bike saddle. By 1999, with some assistance from his family, the concept was patented. That patent marks a significant milestone for an industry that hasn’t seen a major saddle change in years. Over the years, ISM's™ seats have helped propel Ironman wins, Olympic medals, Road Racing podium appearances, and countless age group victories. Pros and amateurs alike are finding riding and competing enjoyable again due in large part to riding the world's most comfortable bike seat.
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