Fizik Tempo Argo R1 saddle review

Fizik's reimagining of a long distance comfort saddle is a revelation

fizik tempo argo r1
Cycling Weekly Verdict

If you haven't tried a short-nosed saddle the Fizik Tempo Argo R1 might just convince you. Supremely comfortable at all stages of a ride. It is certainly one of the most supportive and easy to forget saddles we have tested.

Reasons to buy
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    Better value than most brand's high-end saddles

Reasons to avoid
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    Oval carbon rails won't fit every seatpost

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    Slightly trickier to set up than a standard saddle

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I'm not a fan of Fizik saddles, there I said it. I know this is a bold opening statement for a review of a Fizik saddle but I've never fallen in love with any of their existing models even after spending years riding and racing on them in the past. This brand new Fizik Tempo Argo R1 saddle however has achieved the impossible and made me a convert.

So what is different about the Tempo?

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