The Bel-Air saddles are the modern classics - providing ultimate comfort, support and control. The Original uses a resilient Polypropylene base that allows extra flex on the edges through each pedal stroke and incorporates a Base Bridge for stiffness and ideal power transfer. The 2.0 possess the same overall technology with a Nylon base and the super light (SL) I-Beam use a Nylon Glass Fiber in a Solid Beam design, with a Honeycomb structured core for the lightest strength to weight connection possible.
The Bel-Air uses a Mid-Density PU foam, while both the SL and 2.0 adopt the lightest EVA Foam available and all are strategically designed with a Rear-Rise which helps rotate the pelvis forward and can provide extra support for one who likes to use the saddle's Optimal Rideable Area (ORA). The Bel-Air and the SL incorporate a 3/4 Cut design for perennial relief and the 2.0 uses the Peri-Canal – a full length channel to eliminate pressures to the soft-tissue. The entire Bel-Air series features a Nose Platform, providing greater surface area control and power transfer, while also designed with a Down Curved Nose for moving forward on saddle on seated climbs or in an aggressive forward riding position.
Available in multiple covering options, depending on the specific discipline –
Seamless 2.0’s to Microfiber and Kevlar protected sides, these decade proven
designs are the ultimate tool for a wide variety of cyclists
NOSE PLATFORM - Nose platform allows greater surface area for more control and power transfer
REAR RISE - Rear rise rotates pelvis forward for added support
I-BEAM - Patented SDG Monorail Technology, Honeycomb Structure reduces weight, Micro fine-tuning for precision fit, Ultimate strength to weight ratio
WEIGHT(s): Ti-Alloy 280g
DIMENSIONS: 270mm x 140mm
OPTIMAL RIDEABLE AREA (ORA) : (90-130): Small - Medium
Rated 5 out of 5 by k0k0krunch Comfortable and stylish
Fits perfectly! It's not too soft nor hard. Gave me a comfortable whole-day ride on and off-road. The materials they used look very durable and at the same time stylish!
23 July 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by xcgame Beautiful saddle and well-made.
This is a beautiful saddle and it is well made. It is made in Taiwan but the quality is very good including the stitching.
The only thing is that the rails are an alloy mix of Titanium instead of pure Titanium. So that is a bit less desirable in terms of weight and also not enjoying the full benefit of Titanium in terms of its shock absorption giving a gentler ride.
Good value for the price anyway.
08 July 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by ReignWolf Side panel colors don't last long.
This saddle is comfortable and reasonably lightweight. However the hi-viz yellow color of side panels has worn out completely in just one month of riding! This is totally unacceptable for a product that most people will buy at least partly because of it's color.
09 June 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Petenorco Well done saddle.
I'm happy to say it is a good saddle look's good but watch out for the yellow neon one because on this CRC store it look's like yellow but in reallity it is more like green neon. It fit's well on my yellow xc bike but the photo sho's a yellow like my bike but it's more green than yellow. I'd like CRC to put the good photo color for the yellow neon one. Don't put the flash with the camera because it change's the color with neon colors.
23 April 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by EBMbiker Best saddle for my butt
Most comfortable saddle I've owned. Trying to find the perfect saddle is like trying to find the Holy Grail. I'm 6' tall with a skinny butt and this fits me great.
12 March 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Maupro29ti THIS SADDLE IS PERFECT FOR MY SURLY MOONLANDER
THIS SADDLE IS PERFECT FOR MY SURLY MOONLANDER, MUD, SAND & SNOW
03 February 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by RichB Comfortable despite its narrow looks
I've had two of these now, the standard Cromoly railed version which I wrote off in a crash and the Ti railed version I got to replace it as the original was so comfortable.
Not had any issues with bent rails despite being ~20st when I got the first one, and ~16st now. They've been hammered around Sherwood, Gisburn and Cannock, plus ~3,500 miles of general XC, commuting and so on. I guess the reviewer below was just unlucky.
The Ti railed version is a bit more forgiving on long rides than the steel railed one.
I'll likely go for another of these when I kill the one I've got.
19 October 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Anonymous Bent rails on the trails
I have had the non-T1 version of this saddle for about a year, but the rails bent - Forest of Dean downhill, not that high impact. So i upgraded to the Ti verion some months back. Surrey Hills trails, a few jumps, again not that high impact. Rails bent again. It's a pity, as I rate this saddle for comfort and low-maintenance, but I'll have to find something a bit more robust.
07 August 2012
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