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Flite TT saddle - As comfortable as the std. Flite?(4 posts)

Flite TT saddle - As comfortable as the std. Flite?Tommasini
Mar 27, 2003 1:27 PM
I had used standard Selle Italia Flite saddles for a number of years with great luck. Recently I took a shot and bought an SLR saddle for it's lightweight and just to try something different - I had read up on it in the RBR reader ratings - it got moderately high marks. Well that was not for me. Way too stiff of base and not enough dip in the middle. So wanting to buy a replacement for it I'm thinking of the Flite TT. While it shares the dip in the middle and general shape of the Flite, it is my understanding that they might use a carbon fiber type material for the base similar to the SLR (where the Flite is a nylon plastic) and they might also use the lighter padding now used in the SLR versus the tried and true padding from standard Flites. Since there are no reader reviews of the Flite TT just trying to ask here if anyone might have experiance with the TT - and will it feel more like a SLR or the Flite, or in between??
re: Flite TT saddle - As comfortable as the std. Flite?JerryZ
Mar 27, 2003 1:34 PM
I've been using a std Flite for the last 2 years on my hybrid. I just got a roadbike built a few weeks ago and am using a Flite TT on it. It really feels just the same as the std. I am quite happy with it, so why not save some grams, huh.
The TT does have a little less padding -nm-sodade
Mar 27, 2003 5:33 PM
I have a Flite Brand New if you want itrussw19
Mar 27, 2003 10:30 PM
I have a brand spankin new Flite, if you are interested in it. If you buy it I will even send RBR the listing fee.

I had it on my mountain bike for about a week, 3 rides, and switched it for a different saddle. If you want it, let me know.

Russ