Carbon everything seems to be the long-term goal of every cyclist’s upgrade list, including my own. When it comes to parts, lighter and stiffer means less energy expended, more efficient power transfer, and better handling. However, if you don’t have a well-seasoned behind, a carbon saddle can be a bit taxing. Fizik’s Aliante R3 Carbon Saddle sports carbon saddle rails and a composite glass Nylon shell for a light and incredibly stiff saddle. Was I up for the challenge?
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