Fizik Antares Versus Braided review

Fizik Antares Versus Braided Saddle
Cycling Weekly Verdict

A great saddle but one that still isn't the holy grail of comfort.

Reasons to buy
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    Racing style

Reasons to avoid
  • -

    Not the most comfortable

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As beautiful saddles go there's not much to rival the Fizik's Antares, in my eyes at least.

The trouble is my backside doesn't agree, so when the Italians started to offer the Antares in Versus, the sort with a pressure-relieving groove, I jumped at the chance.

It didn't take 100 miles to discover that while it's a worthwhile step forwards, it's more of a race saddle than an all day-er.

Of course saddles are very subjective but for me the groove just isn't deep enough.

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