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We're used to seeing pressure-relieving cutouts on road saddles, and Selle SMP understands that trail riders might want the comfort of its signature cutout channel too. The Selle SMP Blaster Saddle blends the company's renowned pressure-relieving design and a durable nylon/carbon composite shell for a resulting versatility to span both road and mountain applications.
Like the all-rounder Stratos and Dynamic, the Blaster is best suited for cyclists with average-width pelvises, as it features a moderate profile and a fairly minimal amount of padding. At the nose, there's the characteristic "beak" shape designed to provide a flat base while sitting that minimizes pressure. Down the center, SMP's pronounced central channel further reduces pressure on the pudendal nerve and surrounding soft tissue. The back of the saddle is raised for an enhanced seated pedaling position, where body weight is divided between the rear and lower part of the ischial tuberosity region. This shape also helps reduce overall pressure on the coccyx while riding over rough surfaces.
- A durable saddle with pressure-relieving design elements
- Large center cutout reduces pressure on sensitive tissues
- Shell construction is both light and durable
- Minimal padding provides support without excess bulk
- Recommended for cyclists with average-width sit bones
- Item #SLL000G
- Q & A
My saddle for my XC bike
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
This saddle is stylish, durable and light. I use it on my XC bike without any problem. I'll go for something a bit more padded for my Enduro bike though.