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Old 11-03-10, 05:01 PM   #1
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My new toy FIZIK Saddle

HI ,
Well my shopping adventures at BBay found me a pretty good deal on Fizik Saddle,
it smells like leather too, not sure of the model it says Arione Tri K (something)
it white and black like this one.



The really neat thing I noticed today was how much easier it was to pedal fast, I actually was a little sore after my ride those groin muscles where alittle sore.
Its great you can slide forward and Back and change your poisture more easily its pretty long.
I seems I like the nose for mashing hard..
Pretty nice saddle.
Doug
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Old 11-03-10, 05:18 PM   #2
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[QUOTE=djnzlab1;11728454] Fizik Saddle,
it smells like leather too, .


I'm really suspicious of people who sniff bicycle seats.
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Old 11-03-10, 06:23 PM   #3
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Yeah, I always feel a little suspicious when I'm adjusting the rear wheel, holding the back of the bike by the rear QR, pulling back the wheel, with my nose level with the saddle, while I check the wheel alignment between the chainstays.

You only know if it's the right saddle after spending 8 to 10 hours on it. For many riders, it's a Brooks. For me, it's a San Marco Regal.

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Old 11-03-10, 10:41 PM   #4
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Been pretty happy with my Arione. Bought an Antares recently but having touble getting it dialed in. Did a 60 mile ride and was fiddling with it the whole time.
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Old 11-04-10, 04:56 AM   #5
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My experience with the Arione is that it feels good at first but does not suit me at all for longer rides. As everyone knows, there are individual differences and YMMV. I do not know how it smells.....
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Old 11-04-10, 08:36 AM   #6
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Enjoy your new saddle. I have two, arione I and II. Both are great and allow much flexibility in body positioning during riding.
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Great saddle, and a great looking saddle too. I got a red and white one on my 85 Competition, and looking to get a white or white/black one (at a good price)like the one you got for my 96 Litespeed...

My red and white

http://www.cehoward.net/newral139.jpg
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