- Selle Italia Womens Gel Flow Saddle
Selle Italia Womens Gel Flow Saddle
The introduction of the Ladies Gel Flow saddle marked the end of men's saddles 'adapted' to suit female requirments.
Top Features of the Selle Italia Womens Gel Flow Saddle
- Leather Cover
- Gel Flow
- Extra Padding
- Shock Absorber
- Size: W 160 x L 262
- Rail: Manganese Tubular
- Weight: 280g
|Rail Material:||Manganese Tube|
Designed to fully comply with a women's anatomical shape, the Ladies Gel Flow features a specifically shaped shell and differentiated-thickness gel inserts. The Ladies Gel Flow, a saddle truly designed specifically for women.
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 Selle Italia brand
Selle Italia is the ultimate saddle producer in the world. Suppliers of saddles since 1897 to the first cyclists, then to most of the biggest and best known champions, Selle Italia consistently produces outstanding products. The Turbo, the Flite, SLR and more recently the CX range have offered such design quality and comfort the names are a legend in their own right. Within extensive range is a model specifically suited to every cyclist by virtue of the rail, suspension, shape and padding technology.
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Magazine reviews for Selle Italia Womens Gel Flow Saddle
Review from Cycling Plus
We see this saddle on more touring and distance riders' seatposts than any other. It's wider and more padded than dedicated race models, but still feels supportive and allows free pedalling movement. It suits a slightly more upright riding position and the padding's supportive enough to keep you happy on long rides. There's a long, wide, centre cut-out, the length is quite stubby and the nose doesn't seem to cause any rubbing. This years' version sees an update to the logos and styling, with bonus reflective marks and five colour options. An old Lady Gel Flow of ours has become faded and worn from two tours in the Himalayas, but the stitching and shape are still holding up really well. The upper is made of leather while the rails are manganese.
This is an excellent touring option thanks to the supportive padding.
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