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New ENVE Increase SLR saddles adapt confirmed Selle Italia tech!


ENVE has two new Increase SLR saddles in two widths every that subtly tweak Selle Italia tech (and naming order) to cater to ENVE’s personal on and off-road clientele. Decide from both a light-weight full carbon shell & rails or a bolstered nylon shell & titanium rails to maintain costs down with out including a lot weight. Actually, ENVE’s brief SLRs are basically the identical weight because the Selle Italias +/- just a few grams, however are the identical worth and even cheaper than their Italian analogs…

ENVE x Selle Italia Increase SLR saddles

ENVE x Selle Italia Boost SLR saddles, classic shape

c. ENVE

ENVE says that when it got here time for a collaboration to develop their very own saddles, it was a reasonably apparent option to accomplice with Selle Italia. It’s arduous to beat the “expertise, custom, and experience” of Selle Italia who’ve been making efficiency biking saddles “far longer than anybody else” since 1897. And the light-weight short-fit Selle Italia SLR Increase Superflow saddle was an ideal place to begin as it’s such a trusted saddle throughout a number of disciplines.

So how are ENVE’s Increase SLR saddles completely different?

Tech particulars

ENVE x Selle Italia Boost SLR saddles, new Soft-Tek top

It’s actually solely the saddle tops that set ENVE Increase SLR saddles aside from the unique Selle Italia SLRs. The ENVE saddles use a softer however nonetheless sturdy Smooth-Tek polyurethane cowl that’s normally discovered solely on lower-end Selle Italia saddles, presumably including just a few additional grams? Nevertheless it allowed ENVE to create a personalized perforation structure throughout the highest of their Increase SLR saddles, and extra delicate black-on black branding.

ENVE x Selle Italia Boost SLR saddles, carbon or ti rails

Beneath the remainder of the tech is all the identical, with the identical 248mm lengthy profile, full-length Superflow ergonomic cutout, and two choices for both 130mm or 145mm widths.

The ENVE x Selle Italia Increase SLR saddles can be found in carbon or ti rails…

(By the way in which, in order for you one thing a bit extra unique, Selle Italia is making the SLR with a 3D-printed padded high now, too.)

ENVE SLR saddles – Pricing, choices & availability

ENVE x Selle Italia Boost SLR saddles, carbon

ENVE x Selle Italia Increase SLR Carbon

The $400 carbon saddles characteristic made-in-Italy Equipment Carbino 7x9mm carbon/ceramic oval rails and injection-molded carbon composite shell. Claimed weights are 130.5/134g (130/145mm widths) or about 5-8g heavier than the same-priced Selle Italia SLR Increase Equipment Carbino Superflow.

ENVE x Selle Italia Boost SLR saddles, titanium

ENVE x Selle Italia Increase SLR Ti

The $275 ti saddles characteristic 7mm spherical titanium rails and a carbon-reinforced molded nylon shell. Claimed weights are 161/165g (130/145mm) or 1-3g heavier than the Selle Italia SLR Increase Ti 316 Superflow that prices twenty-five bucks greater than the ENVE.

ENVE x Selle Italia Boost SLR saddles, carbon or ti rails

Each rail choices in each sizes can be found now, from:

ENVE.com

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