SDG Ti-Fly Storm saddle review£69.95

Grippy downhill saddle

BikeRadar score3/5

The Ti-Fly Storm saddle from SDG comes equipped with titanium alloy rails as well as the Sam Hill inspired micro injected rubber logos that sit 2.5mm up off the saddle surface. 

These buds are designed to create extra grip when the mud is caking the saddle and it starts to get slippy and are not as uncomfortable to sit on as you might imagine (although this isn’t the sort of perch we’d use for epic all-day rides). The rubber logos do what they’re designed to, and do it well.

This new railed version does offer more flex over the stiff I-Beam version in return for a claimed 20g weight penalty – but we think that’s a small price to pay for added comfort.

Rob Weaver

Technical Editor-in-Chief, UK
Rob started riding mountain bikes seriously in 1993 racing cross-country, though he quickly moved to downhill where he competed all over the world. He now spends most of his time riding trail bikes up and down hills. Occasionally he'll jump into an enduro race.
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 172cm / 5'8"
  • Weight: 68kg / 150lb
  • Discipline: Mountain
  • Preferred Terrain: Natural trails where the loam fills my shoes on each and every turn
  • Beer of Choice: Guinness

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