Specialized Sitero Expert

Comfy tri-specific saddle offers some clever touches, but needs discipline when pushing hard

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
£100.00
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The Sitero is a genuine TT/Tri perch, fully engineered to make riding on the aerobars as comfortable as possible.

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And it is comfortable, with the triangular shape and slightly wider nose (4cm) combining to keep you pain-free even on long rides.

One smart feature is the changeable rear attachment that can house a (separately bought) bottle cage, or act as a hook to hang your bike from in transition – much easier than hooking the saddle over a bar and also makes for a quick getaway.

The ‘sit zone’ is covered with perforations for added grip, while the cover itself is ‘anti-slip’ to further prevent any sliding. It works reasonably well, but you still have to discipline yourself to not slide down to the nose when pushing hard.

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£100 is always a big spend, but a comparable ISM or similar tri-specific saddle will set you back more. Plus, it’s hard to put a price on comfort when you’re riding for six hours!