Selle Italia Flite Gel Flow saddle – in brief review

Well-made road saddle with titanium rails

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4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £99.99 RRP | USD $139.00

Our review

Not that much in common with the original, but a fine place to sit
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The latest Flite is much flatter than the original. Combined with a slightly dropped nose, it works well for stable riders and big saddle-to-bar drops, but if you need a saddle that helps you stay in position it isn’t the best choice. 


The padding is firm and a broad nose provides reasonable comfort ‘on the rivet’. The Flow version has a pressure-relieving cutout in the centre, but if you don’t get on with holes, the standard Flite is the same shape but solid. 

It’s beautifully made and hollow titanium rails keep the weight down.

Selle italia flite gel flow saddle: selle italia flite gel flow saddle
Simon Lees/Future Publishing

This article was originally published in Cycling Plus magazine, available on Apple Newsstand and Zinio.

Product Specifications


Name Flite Gel Flow (13)
Brand Selle Italia