Selle SMP saddles are among our best sellers and it reallydoesn't come at a surprise since the brand has been building high-qualitysaddles by hand since 1947. Discerning cyclists are attracted to itslightweight builds, appropriate padding, and unique shapes that yield acomfortable ride. The saddle we have here, the Men's Vulkor Carbon Saddle isbased on the Composit shell but drops the padding for those who prefer a firmerfeel and want to drop some grams. What remains is SMP's signature drop nose, adesign that might look bazar compared to other saddles on the market, but inuse, almost all cyclists that have tried it rave about the newly found comfortand end up replacing the saddles on all of their rides. This Vulkor's carbon-reinforced shell and fixing plates,along with its full-carbon rails and minimal padding build up a saddle thatcomes in at a feathery 175-grams. Selle SMP adds some raised stitching acrossthe saddle's cover adding a touch of functional grip and a wonderful aesthetic.That cover comes in either soft, real leather on the black model or durable,synthetic microfiber on the white and yellow fluo versions. The Vulkor sits in the medium to wider shell width in theSelle SMP lineup and the firm uses the cyclist's pant size as the recommendedsizing structure when selecting a saddle. That being said, if you're between a32-37-inch waist size, chances are good that the 136mm wide Vulkor will work for you. Itdoes eschew padding altogether, so it's for the type of rider who prefers tofeel as much of the road as possible or just let your chamois handle thepadding duties. The saddle's sloping nose provides a flat base to supportthe ischium while alleviating pressure on sensitive bits, regardless of yoursaddle to bar differential. The Vulkor also features SMP's pronounced centralchannel, which further reduces pressure on the pudendal nerve and surroundingsoft tissue. The raised tail helps coach the hips into a forward rotation formore ...
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