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Has anyone here tried the new Flite TT? Is it similar in(8 posts)

Has anyone here tried the new Flite TT? Is it similar inScott Rodman
Jan 17, 2002 8:31 AM
feel to the old regular Flite. I tried the new SLR and hated it. It has no curvature or shape and feels like a 2x4 mounted to the seat post. Id like to try this new TT if its anything like the Flite Im sure I'll like it. Thanks.
me tooColnagoFE
Jan 17, 2002 8:33 AM
Need a new saddle and am debating between SLR and Flite TT...Have used Flites, FLite Gel, Max Flites, and a Turbomatic 3. Flite and Flite Gel seem best to my butt so far. Would either a SLR or a Flite TT hold up under a 200 pounder or should I stick to the regular Flite>
Jan 17, 2002 8:45 AM
I have been using the Flite tt for 3 months. I used the regular flite roughly 5 years ago. I have a wide ass and I think that this saddle is incredibly comfortable. I bought 3 of them. As for the slr, a friend has one at the local shop. I tried it and found it uncomfortable and very narrow.
Jan 17, 2002 12:08 PM
...get the SLR as your primary saddle. I own an SLR and pull it out for fast rides and races only. It actually feel pretty good on a carbon post - the ti rails suck in a lot of road noise. But it's really just a weight-saver, you can get much more well-rounded saddles for the money. My fav is the Selle flite trans am, which you can steal at right now.
is the TT........CT1
Jan 17, 2002 7:58 PM
Is the TT the same width as the standard TA? Does the TT have a cutout??

the SLR and Flite TT are the same dimensionsclimbo
Jan 18, 2002 5:56 AM
275mm x 139mm. Think about this, you only sit on a tiny bit of the saddle anyway so how could it feel narrow? It might be psychological? I sat on one and liked it a lot, firm seat, flatter than some saddles across the main part, light and looks good too.
I never said it felt narrow. Just no shape or curvature.Scott Rodman
Jan 18, 2002 7:34 AM
The back is like the 4" part of a 2x4. I just love the nice curvature of the Flite and the SLR definitely does not have it. The Flite TT looks to be very similar. I have another SLR that has never been mounted for $85 shipped if anybody wants it. Just give me your email.
ditto on the SLR....CT1
Jan 18, 2002 11:03 PM
That's a very narrow feeling saddle. I'd say it felt like the 2" part of a 2X4. The shape totally sucks the big one!