PRO Turnix TU saddle review

Performance perch for the hardened of buttock

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
GBP £74.99 RRP | USD $122.00
PRO Turnix TU

Our review

Distinctively shaped performance saddle at a reasonable price
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The Turnix, from Shimano-owned component brand PRO, appears to be very long, but it’s a bit of an optical illusion – it’s actually quite narrow, which is what makes it look longer. The ‘TU’ means ‘Tail Up’ and refers to the kicked-up rear that gives you something to push against when you’re mashing the pedals. If that doesn’t fit your riding style, there’s also a non-TU version available.


Hollow titanium rails contribute to the Turnix’s low weight, and they’re notably long for plenty of adjustment. The padding is thin and firm at the back. It’s a little more yielding in the middle and along the nose, although this is still a saddle for the more hardened of buttock, particularly as there are reinforcement ribs to stiffen the shell.

Product Specifications


Name Turnix TU saddle (11)
Brand PRO

Weight (g) 218
Available Colours Black White
Saddle Padding Superlight DNA Padding
Saddle Rails Titanium
Saddle Cover Material Microfibre
Saddle Shell Material Carbon Reinforced
Saddle Shaping Narrow