Saturday, December 9, 2023

Assessment: Selle Italia SLR Spice up three-D TI 316 Superflow Saddle


Made with a proprietary, three-D published trend, the SLR Spice up three-D TI 316 Superflow supplies make stronger at the hardest avenue rides serving to you overcome the steepest of climbs and quickest descents. The differentiated cushioning zones give modern absorption and TI 316 rails supply energy and make sure convenience on each pedal stroke. This high-tech road-specific saddle with Carbon DLS™ Generation is without doubt one of the maximum complex in the marketplace and is the easiest option to end your dream construct.

I’ve at all times favored Selle Italia saddles, I’ve attempted others, however have at all times come again to the Italian logo. Nowadays I’ve the Flite Workforce Factor on each motorcycles and I’m moderately satisfied, so making an attempt one thing new is at all times just a little horrifying.

Refined taste

Our best tech guy, Chuck Peña, has been the usage of the SLR and prompt I take a look at it and the three-D saddle wanted trying out, so…

The ‘Superflow’ cut-out

I’ve now not had the ‘Selle Italia SLR Spice up three-D TI 316 Superflow’ saddle for lengthy and best controlled a few rides because of the warmth and paintings, however as I won a three-D saddle prior to Chuck, I needed to let you know about it.

It wishes a just right lengthy trip

I used to be despatched the L3, which is reasonably wider than I’m used to, however there was one of these massive call for for the saddle that they may be able to’t make sufficient of them. White could also be my favorite saddle color, however you don’t see the saddle when you’re driving it.

Black saddles – No longer as dangerous as black footwear

The technical information about how the saddle is made, you’ll learn at the Selle Italia site or from individuals who perceive this stuff, in any case it comes all the way down to the way it feels. It being reasonably wider (as I stated above) than my provide saddle was once no downside and to be truthful it felt like there was once extra make stronger for the ‘glutes’ and no more drive beneath, which might even be helped through the lower out, the ‘Superflow’. Actually I didn’t really feel any drive on the ones portions.

Seems like a vibration damper underneath the nostril of the saddle

The cushioning is other at sure issues of the saddle and I might say Selle Italia have were given that proper, however an extended trip is had to check that totally. The SLR three-D is just a little shorter than the Flight, so environment it up was once just a little tough. I first set the space from the nostril of the saddle to the bars to the similar duration because the flite, however this was once too shut as the center of the saddle was once now additional ahead. I spotted at the Selle Italia site that the more moderen Flite could also be shorter than those I’ve. Anyway, one centimetre additional again and all was once just right.

Gentle sufficient!

So how does it really feel to trip? Really nice. I shouldn’t have fearful about making an attempt an SLR (thanks Chuck). Mountaineering sat down, there was once one thing to chase away on, descending it’s worthwhile to transfer from side-to-side for bends. With different saddles I had spotted they impinged the motion of my thighs at the down stroke, which gave me again pain, no downside in that division. No numbness in any ‘personal portions’, however I’ve by no means had that downside. There was once no uncomfortable drive issues or chafing, sure very relaxed, cast the place it must be and comfortable at the ones different portions. I’m proud of the texture of the three-D, there was once no slipping round that you simply get on ‘leather-based’ crowned saddles and the era in a three-D published best should be awesome to foam on plastic.

Softer the place you want it and less assailable elsewhere

The large check for me was once tomorrow, even with a saddle you might be used to, that first kilometre can really feel uncomfortable, however all was once just right with the SLR three-D. My downside now’s that I will be able to want to get some other one for my 2nd motorbike.

Ti 316 rails

I examined the titanium railed model, additionally it is to be had with carbon rails, which saves about 30g, for round an additional €/$/£100. It is a very relaxed saddle, made through state of the art era. Trendy to have a look at, it is going to be centre of consideration on the cafe and light-weight, what extra may you ask for?

Titanium rails, additionally to be had with carbon rails

Technical Specs

    Weight: S3 200g (± 8%) – L3 205g (± 8%)
    Dimensions: S3 130 x 248mm L3 145 x 248mm
    Rail: TI 316 Tube Ø7mm
    Supposed use: Highway
    Circle of relatives: SLR

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Fabrics and Shapes

  • Superflow
    The Superflow era significantly reduces all bodily barriers led to through extended drive within the perineal space.
  • TI 316 Rail
    Rail higher through as much as 25% resistance and sturdiness and diminished through 15% weight in comparison with conventional rails, ø 7 mm.
  • three-D Revealed
    three-D published duvet with devoted and proprietary trend that includes differentiated cushioning zones that offer modern absorption over all the floor space, making sure the bike owner optimum convenience and make stronger.
  • Worth: EU €359,90, GB £329.99, USA $399.90
  • Extra information at:

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