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Fizik Aliante R1 Saddle

Fizik Aliante R1 Saddle
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For this product we offer our exclusive 30 day money-back guarantee. This means that you can try out the product for 30 days. Not satisfied? Then you can return the product and get a refund, even if you have used and tested the product. You have to pay for the costs for returning the product though.

Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons

  • The carbon shell ensures the saddle is rigid while the padding provides plenty of comfort.
  • The sides have plastic guards which prevent your saddle from being damaged when you lean your bike against a wall.
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Specifications

Specifications

Brand Fizik
Saddle Type Road / MTB
Cutout No
Cover material Leatherette
Rail Material Carbon
Saddle Shape Round
Colour Black
Weight 189 grams
Saddle Rail Diameter 7 x 9 mm

Description

Description

The Fizik Aliante R1 saddle is part of the further developed Spine Concept. Before, this just looked at the flexibility of your spine, but now it takes the way you ride into consideration as well. The rotation of your pelvis is essential to determine whether a saddle suits your needs or not. There's now both a Regular (143 mm) and Large (152 mm) version available of the Fizik Aliante R1. The faster you ride, the lower the pressure gets on the saddle, requiring less surface area for support.

The Fizik Aliante R1 saddle was made for the so-called Bulls. The Bull is a rider who's spine isn't overly flexible. Their power is best transferred to the pedals in a slightly more upright position. The seat bones therefore also require a little extra support. The Bull is probably best off with the equally named and extremely compact Cyrano Bull bars and the wider Aliante saddle. The Fizik Aliante R1 is one of the lightest and most rigid saddles in the Aliante collection because of the carbon shell with Wing Flex technology and the Carbon Braided rails.

Saddle shape
This saddle has a round rear part, making it ideal for riders who move around on the saddle and rock their pelvis from side to side while riding. The round shape provides some extra freedom of movement over a flat one.

Flexibility
This is an S-shaped saddle, meaning it's raised at the rear and lowered in the middle. This S-shape makes it possible for riders with an inflexible back to still assume an aggressive position on the bike. This has to do with the rotation of your pelvis. Someone with an inflexible spine will have more trouble tilting their pelvis forward.
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Reviews

Reviews

9.0 / 10 Average from 12 reviews | Write a review
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Most recent reviews

9 / 10

Magnus, 4 June 2020

Nice saddle

This saddle is light and it looks good. 4-5 hours ride is ok with a good pair of bibs. Hard, but not uncomfortable. Buy if the form fits you, and be sure to measure your sit bones. The Aliante 00 may look a little 'cleaner' and is 10 grams lighter, but also firmer. Consider the R3 as well, if you can live with the extra weight - just as good as the R1. Mantels 'try & return' policy is great!

Pros

  • Looks good
  • Light
  • Firm, but comfortable

10 / 10

Maurice, 27 April 2020

Reteblij met mijn nieuwe Fizik Aliante R1 zadel!

Heerlijk zadel. Mooi afgewerkt wat ik van Fizik gewend ben (het is mijn 5e al). Alleen nog een blikje transparante ledervet kopen want het geborstelde leer heeft echt wat extra bescherming nodig. Keurige verpakking en duidelijke gebruiksaanwijzing.

Pros

  • Afwerking
  • Vormgeving
  • Kwaliteit
  • Verpakking en handleiding/gebruiksaanwijzing
  • Comfort: zit heerlijk!

Cons

  • Ontbreken klemming in Newton in gebruiksaanwijzing
  • Geborsteld leer is mooi maar onderhoudsgevoelig

5 / 10

SANSéAU, 9 December 2019

Confort moyen

Pour l'instant les 2 sorties de 75 kms réalisées ne n'ont pas convaincues du confort de cette selle .Nous sommes très bien posé sur celle ci mais qu'elle est dure. J'appréhende une sortie beaucoup plus longue

Pros

  • Look
  • Qualité percue
  • Bonne assise

Cons

  • Selle trop dure

10 / 10

Tom, 21 October 2019

Top zadel

Ik rij al jaren met de fizik alliante race zadel en deze zijn gewoon top

Pros

  • Licht
  • Zit geweldig

Cons

  • Eigenlijk geen
  • Mss de prijs maar het is het waard

9 / 10

Dirk, 2 November 2018

Licht en goed ondersteunend zadel

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Seat Bone Width 115-129 mm / 130-144 mm 100-114 mm / 115-129 mm 115-129 mm / 130-144 mm 115-129 mm / 130-144 mm
Saddle Width 143mm / 152mm / Regular 136mm / 146mm 142mm / 152mm 140mm / 152mm / Regular
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Cutout No Yes Yes No
Cover material Leatherette Leatherette Leatherette Leatherette
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All specifications

Detailed product description

Carbon Braided Rails
The carbon braided rails are full carbon saddle rails wrapped in a carbon mat to increase rigidity and ensure the saddle can't shift accidentally.

Wing Flex Technology
By adding a slight amount of flex to the side panels of the saddle, Fizik has increased the comfort significantly. The Wing Flex technology creates a little extra space for your legs, allowing you to put out more power with more ease.

ICS: Integrated Clip System
You can attach a FiZik Saddle Bag or Light to the rear of the saddle with the integrated clip system (saddle bag/light not included).

Additional information

• Shell: Carbon Kevlar thermoplastic composite shell
• Rails: Carbon Braided 7x9 mm
• Top: Thermowelded Black Gummy Microtex
• Sides: White
• Dimensions: 275x143 / 275x152 mm
• Integrated Clip System compatible
• Weight: 189 gram*

*Weighed by Mantel