Author Topic: Women’s gel saddles recommendations please  (Read 128 times)

Women’s gel saddles recommendations please
« on: March 15, 2019, 10:24:23 am »
Need some recommendations my current saddle is no longer made and is wearing out after years of service. It is a Fizik Vitesse cp technogel saddle https://www.mtbr.com/product/controls/saddle/fizik/vitesse-cp-womens.html I have not got on with super firm saddles i.e. non gel, or ones with cut outs in the past. Any recommendations would be appreciated i don’t race any longer the saddle is used for cycle touring and audax so comfort and support is key. Before this saddle i rode Selle Italia gel saddles but they only make them with a massive cut out now :'(

Any links to possible options welcomed many thanks all. :)

Re: Women’s gel saddles recommendations please
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2019, 11:56:52 am »
My wife likes a Selle Italia Diva Gel Flow ,  which she's had for almost 10 years. Hers has a cutout, but it's not "massive" - don't think it's any larger than the current model:

https://www.wiggle.co.uk/selle-italia-diva-gelflow-racing-saddle/

She uses it on a drop-handlebar touring bike. She's not a fast cyclist, but does cycle long-ish distances (e.g. 60 miles) and she says she still finds it comfortable and it's not in bad shape considering it's almost 10 years old.
Old enough to know better, but young enough to do it anyway

bhoot

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Re: Women’s gel saddles recommendations please
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2019, 12:30:58 pm »
I have the non Diva version of the Selle Italia on my touring/audax bike and I have always found it very comfortable (although my solo audax experience is limited to 200km)

I have worn it out (after around 22,000 miles) and replaced it with a slightly newer version which I had on a very under utilised bike - so it's all good again.

It is this one https://www.evanscycles.com/selle-italia-lady-gel-flow-00120436 - which looks to be an absolute bargain although only in white (assuming it's the leather version not the synthetic one, but from the originl price I think it is).


Re: Women’s gel saddles recommendations please
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2019, 01:18:07 pm »
Any suggestions for women’s gel saddles without cut out really find these uncomfortable.  My current saddle is 310g, 260cm long and 147cm wide.