Carbon Fiber Bike Seats: Providing Lightweight Comfort For Cyclists

April 04, 2017 0 Comments

Carbon Fiber Bike Seats: Providing Lightweight Comfort For Cyclists

In 2015, the American bicycle industry saw around $6.2 billion in direct sales. Understandably, most avid cyclists want the highest quality equipment to help them achieve their goals. For those who want to get the most out of their bicycles, they'll need comfortable bike seats, too. Your choice of bicycle saddle can impact your level of riding comfort and even your speed. While every rider's needs are different, many have found that carbon fiber bike saddles offer a solution to some of the most common cyclist problems.

Why Carbon Fiber Bike Saddles?

Because they're simultaneously strong and lightweight, carbon fiber composite materials are actually used in a lot of automobiles and airplanes we use today. For nearly a decade, we worked on perfecting the use of these materials in our C Series bike seats. Two of the most prevalent complaints made by cyclists are saddle soreness and slower speeds in competition. These carbon fiber bike seats have all of the comfort of our leather bicycle saddles but are much lighter. That means you'll be able to cycle faster and for a longer period of time.

If it's not addressed properly, saddle pain can end up doing serious physical damage to cyclists. These saddles are designed for cyclists weighing up to 225 pounds and come equipped with a slot that's meant to relieve sit bone pain and perineal discomfort. With other types of bike saddles, you might feel every little bump, but with these carbon fiber seats, you'll barely notice those rough surfaces (and you certainly won't feel any pain from them).

These saddles weigh 190 grams, which is significantly lighter than most other bike seats. If you're a competitive cyclist, this is especially important, since any extra weight on your bicycle could make a colossal difference in your time. Even if you don't ride competitively, you'll still benefit from having a lightweight saddle. In the end, it's a more efficient way to ride.

If you're looking for a solution to your saddle soreness and nothing else has helped, you may benefit from switching to a C Series saddle. To find out more information about these or any of our other saddles, contact us today.