Stiff, super-light riding.
Prologo's Scratch Pro Ti 1.4 hews to a fairly traditional, round profile. That makes it ideal for riders who tend to stay seated, even for climbs. But don't judge this saddle by its microfiber cover, as it incorporates several breakthroughs as well.
Like all Prologo saddles, the Scratch Pro Ti 1.4 has a variable stiffness frame (the portion that attaches to the rails), in this case made of injected carbon. Varying the stiffness allows the frame to flex in the middle, which leads to better shock absorption and less rider fatigue. Above the frame, the multi-density foam is softer in the mid-section, reflecting the same principles applied to the construction of the frame, and firmer at the paddle (the widest portion), where you sit.
And Prologo also endows the Ti 1.4 with something they call Easy Stroke Design, or ESD, where the width dramatically tapers toward the nose. Think of this like a deeper slot for the stroke of your leg, with less friction between inner thigh and edge of the saddle and far more efficient power transmission.
While this saddle gets titanium rails, Prologo saw fit to reinforce them with a nickel coating. This does add a few grams, but also increases durability. If you're a more powerful rider rather than a featherweight spinner, or you want to use this saddle for CX or mountain biking, the additional protection will help lengthen the life of this saddle.
Prologo's Scratch Pro Ti 1.4 saddle is available in 134mm and 143mm widths and comes in Hard Black, Black/black, and White/white color schemes.
- Two different widths to accommodate differing pelvises
- A soft nose for greater comfort while climbing
- Medium/soft in the middle to reduce pressure on the perineal zone
- Medium firmness on the back and sides for greater support
- Prologo ESD (Easy Stroke Design) gives your legs more space to move to increase pedaling efficiency
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Are your Prologo saddles made in Italy?
Just picked this saddle up on a recommend from an old riding buddy of mine..
I'm an old schooler used to Selle San Marco Rolls but have seen a few more saddles since then. I changed over to this and have been really happy....especially since most recently, the only "miles" I've logged on it have been on the rollers. A pretty true test of saddle comfort. Therefore, I'm pretty sure that it's going to suit my fancy once on the road.
It's comfortable, light and minimal....just what you want in a road saddle.