Fizik Aliante VS X K:ium saddle – in brief review

Softer variation on a comfortable classic

Our rating 
3.0 out of 5 star rating 3.0
GBP £124.99 RRP

Our review

Soft, plush and comfortable – but overkill for most riders
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The original Aliante still sets the endurance saddle benchmark – its curvy shape and kicked up rear section is brilliantly comfortable. The new VS X, however, introduces a few features that are designed to further enhance your seating pleasure.

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Fi’zi:k has introduced a 20mm deep pressure relieving channel, with a large Y-shaped cutout in the carbon-reinforced base. The widening channel is steep-sided and deep (thankfully the padding is soft enough that you don’t feel the edges).

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The consensus among testers was that the standard Aliante is so good, well shaped and comfortable, that this version feels over-padded and too plush. If, though, you really struggle with saddle comfort then this soft variant on one of the best saddle shapes ever may well be worth a try.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Aliante VS X K:ium (14)
Brand fi'zi:k

Description Length: 275mm - Type: Curve
Weight (g) 278
Width (mm) 140
Saddle Rails CR-MO