With an anatomic cut-out shape and advanced technology, materials and craft, The Fizik Arione R3 Open is a performance road saddle for riders who want a flat saddle profile and a cut-out to avoid pressure and numbness.
Featuring a composite carbon-reinforced nylon shell and a light, strong, corrosion-resistant K:ium rail, the Arione R3 Open shaves weight without affecting durability. A Comfort Core foam layer beneath the neat, durable Microtex cover provides comfort, which is enhanced by the full anatomic cut-out that avoids pressure on the rider’s sensitive soft tissue and ensures that all weight is correctly supported across the whole surface of the saddle.
Made for Snake riders with high body flexibility and no pelvic rotation while pedaling, the Arione is longer than any other Fi’zi:k road saddle. It's flat from nose to tail and with a narrow nose, ensuring that you can move around to find your power spot.
- Integrated Clip System compatible.
- Spine Concept: Snake.
- Shell: Carbon-reinforced nylon.
- Rail: 7mm k:ium.
- Cover: Microtex.
- Regular Dimensions: 300x132mm.
- Large Dimensions: 298x142mm.
- Regular Weight: 230g.
- Large Weight: 240g.
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
A Welcome Improvement over the Versus X Model
This is my fourth model Fizik Arione saddle. The original and Versus worked great but the Versus X for me had too wide a center channel with too little contact surface area upon which to comfortably sit. The result of prolonged sitting on the Versus X caused irritation (hot spots) in the reduced contact areas. The R3 Open eliminated this issue by having a smaller pressure relief center channel, and I opted for the Large size (142 mm compared to 130 for the standard Arione). These two changes solved the comfort issues and eliminated the hot spots.
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