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    May 2010

    Selle Italia SLR TT is not up to snuff for MTB use.

    Figured I would post this up so no one else wastes money and time on these saddles.

    I broke the first one in April after purchasing it new. The carbon base cracked allowing the saddle to sag. It took 2 months to complete the warranty process.

    While racing today on my warranty replacement, I broke the saddle again hearing the same familiar "pop".

    I love the saddle. It fits me well and is the shape I need. But it is simply not up to par for MTB use. I race XC on a hardtail and weigh 160 pounds.

    I have had great results with the older versions. Though with the recent revisions, I think they cut too much weight off the saddle and created a seriously weaker product.

    Thought potential buyers would want to know!
    Raised in a Chicken-Coop by Chickens

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    bike rider
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    Feb 2008
    Too bad. I've been using this one (older gen?) on my DH bike for 3 years. It's a great DH saddle with ample flat length, padding, and vertical surface for thigh leaning while being reasonably light.
    Selle Italia SLR TT is not up to snuff for MTB use.-slr1.jpg
    Keep the Country country.

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