|Serfas Aria saddle||laffeaux|
Apr 21, 2003 1:40 PM
|Has anyone used the Serfas Aria saddle (there are no listings for any Serfas products in the reviews section)?
I recently bought one for my MTB and after two rides I love it. I'm thinking about buying one for my road bike. I wanted to check and see if anyone that has used one for an extended period has found any long term issues.
|I wondered the same thing... Doug?||Matno|
Apr 22, 2003 8:43 AM
|I emailed a suggestion that Serfas products be added to the reviews. (I just got a set of their tires and love them too). That was a couple of months ago and still no listings. Maybe Doug can use his powers of persuasion here. Serfas stuff is some of the most common as it can be purchased at just about any bike shop. However, all of their stuff is "in store only" - no web sales. I've been wanting to try the Terazzo for a while now. (It's the Aria with a cutout). Glad to finally hear that somebody likes a Serfas saddle (besides the DDVado, which several of my buddies love on their MTBs...)|
|Loved my Serfas ARC Dual Density on my MTB!||fliparagon|
Apr 22, 2003 10:15 AM
|Best seat I've ever owned... I searched far and wide for additional reviews on them but nada. Wanted to get a road equivalent for my Lemond but didn't know what compared. The Aria seat shape looks similar but didn't want to drop the cash too quickly until I read someone elses experience.
Let me know how it works out.
|Just got one on eBay tonight!||Matno|
Apr 28, 2003 5:51 PM
|I'll let you know what I think about it in a couple of weeks. $27.50. Not too shabby for a brand new saddle. (Although it's $1.50 more than I paid for my new Koobi Xenon...) Having used "split fit" saddles for so long now, I'm hoping I won't notice the extra material in the middle.
Of course, you'll be able to form your own opinions as to long term durability before I will! :^) On the other hand, I've got a couple of buddies who use another Serfas saddle (the DD Vado), and theirs have held up to a lot of riding. Probably 2-3000 miles in the last year (MTB miles) and they still look almost like new. The Serfas saddles, like Koobi saddles, are made in Italy. (I think they're even made by Selle Italia like the Koobi's are, but I'm not positive). That usually means good quality.
Just out of curiousity, what other saddles have you ridden for comparison? The shape looks almost the same as the classic Flite, but with some minor difference. (Of course, minor differences can make all the difference!)