Thursday, February 14, 2013 10.00am
By Cycling Plus
Specialized’s Body Geometry design has a more prominent central channel than most – the rearmost two thirds are almost split in half, with just a small bridge across the back to hold it all together.
The kicked-up tail and dropped nose make it look like a swoopy saddle, but it offers the freedom of movement of a flat one. It’s rounded in cross-section, offering a great blend of support and unobtrusiveness.
Carbon fibre rails and thin padding contribute to a very low weight. Uniquely, the Romin is available in four widths (130, 143, 155 and 168mm), one of which should suit nearly everyone.
This article was originally published in Cycling Plus magazine, available on Apple Newsstand and Zinio.
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