Icons of cycling: Selle San Marco Rolls saddle

A perfect union of style and racing shape, the Rolls defined saddle design for a generation

Photo: Chris Catchpole

Has there ever been a more stylish saddle than the Selle San Marco Rolls saddle?

The gilded throne of Bernard Hinault and Greg LeMond when it arrived in the mid-1980s, the performance of the Rolls matched its looks, and it would become an enduring favourite with the pro peloton and in the velodrome until the late 2000s.

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