Madison Prime saddle - in brief review£32.99

Competent budget seating

BikeRadar score3/5

The Prime’s slightly curved top offers a pleasantly comfortable perch. It's enhanced further by a 90mm long base cutout and a decent amount of flex in the saddle's hull.

The prominent seams on top enhance purchase, though some of our testers found they could feel the seam on the V-shaped central pattern. Despite the Prime’s relatively short size, a full 65mm of adjustment on the rails means it's easy to find the optimum position when setting it up on the bike.

For a commuter bike or sportive rider on a budget the Madison is a decent option – though you may have an issue with the prominent seams, so it’s worth trying one before you buy.

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

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