Selle Italia SLR Check-It saddle review

An interesting collaboration

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3.0 out of 5 star rating 3.0
GBP £95.99 RRP | USD $180.00
Selle Italia SLR Check-It Saddle

Our review

Don’t be fooled by the freeride looks, this is for putting the power down
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The SLR Check-It is the product of a collaboration between venerable saddle makers Selle Italia – founded in 1897 – and popular purveyors of eye-catching race garb Troy Lee Designs. Selle Italia create the saddles while Troy Lee supply the graphics.


In the case of the Check-It, you get a distinctive radial chequerboard pattern that, if nothing else, saves you from having to choose between a white or black seat. Colour aside, the SLR is definitely positioned at the racier end of the saddle spectrum.


With a long, narrow shell and firm padding, this isn’t one for the casual or occasional rider. A carbon-reinforced shell and vanadium alloy rails add up to a light saddle – the SLR Check-It weighs in at 183g – but you’re paying a premium for it.

Product Specifications


Name Troy Lee SLR Check-It (11)
Brand Selle Italia

Description • LORICA: high abrasion resistance and durability • 30% Carbon composite shell • Vanox rails • W 131 x L 275
Weight (g) 183