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Fizik To Illuminate Tour Finish Line

Author: Extra UK | Thu, 3 Jul 2014

fi'zi:k has announced a striking new series of three saddle designs, which will be used by its sponsored teams at this year's Tour de France. Seven pro-teams use fi'zi:k saddles, including the reigning Tour de France and Giro d'Italia champions Chris Froome and Nairo Quintana. All seven teams have committed to using the stunning saddles during the 2014 Tour de France.

Nicolo Ildos, fi'zi:k Marketing & Racing Manager says: "These are some of the most beautiful saddles that we have created and we're delighted that all seven pro-teams that have been using the Spine Concept series saddles have committed to using the new design. We can't wait to see the lights of the Champs Elysees reflecting off them as the riders sprint for the finish line in Paris.

Fizik Tour Edition Antares Illumination
Tour Edition Antares Illuminated

The saddles use the latest material-science technologies, with the core of two models constructed from fiberglass thermoplastic composites and the third saddle made from carbon reinforced nylon. All three incorporate an eye-catching reflective element on a black Microtex cover, which is distinct, unmissable and acts as a reminder to all cyclists to think about visibility when riding.

Fizik Tour Edition Arione
Tour Edition Arione - Clck the image for more info

Fizik Tour Edition Antares
Tour Edition Antares - Click the image for more info

The fi'zi:k Arione R3 and Antares R3 both use the same structure and Microtex thigh glides with reflective film as the pro version, and incorporates a k:ium rail. The 185g Arione R3 is designed for highly flexible riders and 195g Antares R3 for those with medium levels of flexibility.

Fizik Tour Edition Aliante
Tour Edition Aliante - Click the image for more info

The fi'zi:k Aliante Gamma uses a carbon reinforced nylon shell to cater for less flexible riders. The saddle weighs 259g and incorporates the same reflective film and Microtex cover as the pro-standard version of the saddle, again along with a k:ium rail.

All saddles will be packaged in a striking La Tour Eiffel box set with spirit level and fi'zi:k bar tape.

Fizik Tour Edition Packaging

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