Silca introduces the Seat Capsule Premio

A Boa-enabled, hard sided seat bag

Silca has been on a roll with loads of new products lately, and the 101-year-old company’s latest offering is this Seat Capsule Premio seat bag. 

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Silca Seat Capsule Premio specs

  • Thermoformed shell
  • 36 cu in / 600 cu cm
  • Can hold two 700 x 30mm tubes / one 29 x 2.35in tube
  • Boa system for securing
  • Two internal dividers for CO2 cartridge, tire levers, multi-tool
The interior has dividers for tire levers, CO2 cartridges and a multi-tool
The interior has dividers for tire levers, CO2 cartridges and a multi-tool
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Dropper post compatible

Dropper posts are becoming more and more common, even gravel bikes have them now. So, Silca has designed the Seat Capsule Premio to be compatible with up/down posts. 

A seat rail guard lets the Boa closure snug the Seat Capsule Premio tight to the saddle without needing a strap around the seatpost. Without a strap on the post, the seatpost can then be lowered to its full travel.

A Boa system snugs the Seat Capsule Premio to the saddle rails
A Boa system snugs the Seat Capsule Premio to the saddle rails
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Different than a seat roll

According to Silca, opening and closing the bag while it’s still attached to the saddle is the key difference between a seat bag and a seat roll, with the thermoformed shell offering more structure than a seat roll. 

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Two 700 x 30mm road tubes, or one 29 x 2.35in MTB tube plus the necessary tools are claimed to fit inside
Two 700 x 30mm road tubes, or one 29 x 2.35in MTB tube plus the necessary tools are claimed to fit inside
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Silca Seat Capsule Premio pricing and availability

The Seat Capsule Premio is available now at Silca’s site. Retail for the seat bag is $46, with international pricing still to be confirmed.