Saddle fit [03] Saddle shape

Bicycle saddle (seat) shape

Updated: 16/11/2018. This post, third in the series about bicycle saddles, explains what kinds of saddle shapes there are and which to choose according to one’s needs and riding style. Previous two posts explain bicycle saddle material and padding. While the next post will explain sizing (width primarily). Saddle shapes differ in the following attributes: … Read moreSaddle fit [03] Saddle shape

Saddle fit [02] Saddle padding

Bicycle saddle (seat) padding

Updated: 16/11/2018. After a post about bicycle saddle materials, this post focuses on the saddle padding – it’s thickness and softness – and how to choose optimal padding type. 1. Too soft saddle can, and does hurt Many cyclists, in order to find a comfortable saddle, make the mistake of choosing one with a too … Read moreSaddle fit [02] Saddle padding

Saddle fit [01] Saddle materials explained

Bicycle saddle materials

Updated: 16/11/2018. This post will explain what materials are used for making bicycle saddles (and padding) and what are their advantages and disadvantages. It is the first in a series of posts that explain how to choose a good fitting saddle. Other posts are explaining: saddle padding, bicycle saddle shape, measuring sit bone width and … Read moreSaddle fit [01] Saddle materials explained