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Old 12-09-2019, 08:16 AM
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Flite Ti saddle, what's your next favorite

I have a Flite Ti saddle on 5 bikes, the original version or the replica. Like in the photo. It works for my sit bones. At least 1 with the most riding time is getting worn out. I want to try something else that is similar.

If you ride this saddle what is your next favorite or what seems to work for you? I would like to keep it in a similar price range. $100 +/-. BTW I have tried different versions of this saddle, with a cut out etc and did not work for me.
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Old 12-09-2019, 08:26 AM
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Prologo Scratch and Fabric Scoop Shallow. Both have a similar profile to the flight
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Old 12-09-2019, 09:27 AM
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I love flites too. I went to the Fizik Arione and like them too but think they are a bit flatter. If I could find some Flites that weren't so expensive I might switch back.
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Old 12-09-2019, 09:30 AM
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Fizik arione vs2
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Old 12-09-2019, 09:37 AM
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I rode Flites for years on all my bikes and moved on to Fizik Alliantes. Just last week I said to a friend, "I'm curious if I would still like a Flite saddle if I rode one again?"

I have liked the Alliantes (without the cut-out, that felt like two dull knives trying to saw me in half) but I'm looking for a change.
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Old 12-09-2019, 09:45 AM
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Listening in here. I'm still running Flites on 5 road bikes and haven't found anything else I like as much (at least for rides of up to ~2.5 hours).
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Old 12-09-2019, 03:45 PM
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I recently purchased a new saddle, Fizik Aliante R3 Saddle. Once I got the Aliante was dialed in, it has been the most comfortable saddle I have used since my old Flite, and just feels right
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Old 12-09-2019, 03:48 PM
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SMP Lite 209.
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Old 12-09-2019, 03:56 PM
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The flite is my favorite tied with the SLR
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Old 12-09-2019, 03:59 PM
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Actually ran a MCFK for years but now on a slr.....
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Old 12-09-2019, 04:41 PM
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I’ve tried so many saddles but nothing beats the original Selle San Marco Regal for me.
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Old 12-09-2019, 04:48 PM
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Specialized Romin Pro 143.
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Old 12-09-2019, 04:52 PM
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Prologo Scratch and Fizik Arione....
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Old 12-09-2019, 05:13 PM
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Went from using flites, to fizik antares, now to fabric scoop flat. I think think the fabric is a sturdier saddle if you weigh a lot,(180+ lbs.) I was guessing my flites were getting a "sway-back" to them after a while, changing their shape.
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Old 12-09-2019, 06:19 PM
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I used the flite many years ago. Now I use an SMP Stratos.
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