2013 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide: Saddles

Cobb Gen 2

$200, Cobbcycling.com
The draw: Suits upright aero fits

According to saddle mastermind John Cobb, this saddle is best for road riders or triathletes who do not ride in a very aggressive position. Our testing has shown this to be true: If you are a nose rider, this saddle is likely not for you. It supports the sit bones very well without undue perineal pressure, and it seems to encourage riding with good posture. The rails allow for a lot of fore-aft adjustability, and the saddle comes with a proprietary water bottle mount, which secures better than most other systems.

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