Top 10 Prostate-Friendly Bike Saddles

2020-11-20
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The prostate is a very delicate part of the male cyclist’s body, an area where constant pressure is exerted in all cycling modalities. A good position on the bike and a good choice of saddle are very important, as all your weight will rest on the prostate area and its surroundings. Your position on the saddle should distribute your weight proportionally between the ischia, the perineal area and the gluteus. This will prevent you from experiencing pain and numbness, so that you can enjoy your ride without any problems or discomfort.

Prostate-friendly saddles have been designed over the years to solve the problems associated with the prostate area that many cyclists have experienced. The prostate is an organ that deforms with age and bad pressure on it can lead to discomfort or even more serious problems. These saddles have a hole in the centre of the seat, leaving this area pressure-free so that the prostate area is relaxed.

If you suffer from prostate problems or normally feel discomfort in this area when you ride a bike, we recommend that you buy a prostate-friendly saddle to avoid that pain and to comfortably enjoy all your bike rides.

At Santafixie we have compiled a list of the 10 best prostate-friendly saddles with a brief description of each one, their main characteristics and our personal opinion of each one. If you are thinking of buying the best anti-prostatic saddle, don’t hesitate to take a look at our TOP 10 and choose the one that suits you.

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Best Prostate-Friendly Saddles of 2020

This is the list of the best antiprostatic saddles of 2020 in our shop, Santafixie.

  1. Selle Italia Flite Boost TM S1 Black Saddle
  2. Selle Italia ST3 Superflow S3 Black Saddle
  3. Selle San Marco Shortfit Saddle – Black
  4. VD Grids Saddle – Black
  5. Selle Royal Freccia Strengtex Athletic Black Saddle
  6. FK E2013 Saddle – Black/Yellow
  7. Fizik Antares R1 Open Carbon Large Saddle – Black
  8. Prologo Zero II Pas Tirox Saddle
  9. Selle Italia Turbo Racer L1 Brown Saddle
  10. Selle Italia ST5 Flow S2 Black Saddle

Top 10 Prostate-Friendly Saddles of 2020 – An Analysis

1. Selle Italia Flite Boost TM S1 Black Saddle

  • Brand: Selle Italia
  • Model: Flite Boost TM S1
  • Price: £114.00

prostate-friendly Selle Italia Flite Boost TM S1 Black Saddle

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Description

The Selle Italia Flite Boost TM S1 saddle comes equipped with two manganese rails and has a classic, flat style while offering utmost comfort and performance, thanks to its shape. This saddle has no central hole but a hollow canal carefully designed

Features

  • Size: S1.
  • Category: Performance.
  • Size: (S1) 135×248 mm.
  • Rails: Manganese Tube Ø7 mm.
  • Weight: (S1) 240 g.
  • Cover: Soft-Tek.

Our feedback

The Selle Italia Flite Boost TM S1 saddle is ergonomically designed for tall cyclists with a narrower pelvis. If you are built like this, you won’t need to look further – this will be the ideal prostate-friendly saddle for you, with which you’ll be able to optimize pedaling and comfort while riding.

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2. Selle Italia ST3 Superflow S3 Black Saddle

  • Brand: Selle Italia
  • Model: ST3 Superflow S3
  • Price: £43.00

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Description

This saddle has a gel insert inside the padding which, together with the central hole in the saddle, helps to relieve pressure in the perineal area. The ST3 Superflow saddle offers total pedalling comfort even after hours on the bike. Hi-Viz inserts on the back of the saddle ensure visibility and safety even at night.

Features

  • Size: S3.
  • Category: Sportouring.
  • Dimensions: (S3) 160×270 mm.
  • Rails: FeC Alloy Ø7 mm.
  • Weight: (S3) 406 g.
  • Cover: Soft-Tek.

Our feedback

If you want immediate comfort no matter what cycling modality you practice, this is the saddle for you. It offers an excellent feeling of comfort thanks to its gel inserts and its anatomical shape that adapts perfectly to the ischia, maximising relief and performance.

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3. Selle San Marco Shortfit Saddle – Black

prostate-friendly Selle San Marco Shortfit Saddle - Black

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Description

This saddle has an opening on the center which helps decrease pressure on the perineal area for greater comfort. The Shortfit saddle has been manufactured in collaboration between San Marco and BLB and has been designed to offer maximum comfort for a faster riding experience. It is an update of classic time-trial saddles that provide greater comfort while reducing the weight of the bike.

Features

  • Rails: Steel combined with carbon
  • Size: 250 x 144 mm.
  • Weight: 223 g.
  • Warranty: 2 years

Our feedback

El sillín Shortfit de la potente marca italiana de sillines Selle San Marco, es muy funcional, ligero y confortable. Si estás buscando un sillín que tenga estas Features, no hace falta que busques más, el sillín Shortfit es para ti. Este sillín te hará estar cómodo durante todas tus salidas en bicicleta y a la vez reducir algunos gramos al peso total de tu bicicleta.

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4. VD Grids Saddle – Black

  • Brand: WG
  • Model: Grids
  • Price: £17.50

prostate-friendly VD Grids Saddle - Black

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Description

Completely hollow saddle which offers a perfect transpiration and looks similar to carbon-fiber saddles. It features a central canal which keeps the prostate area relaxed and prevents pains and aches. It is made with polymer material which makes it lighter than similar padded saddles. Its rails are made of steel.

Features

  • Hollow saddle for quicker transpiration
  • Tough, flexible and elastic
  • Material: Polymer
  • Rails: Made of steel
  • Size: 265 x 132 mm

Our feedback

This saddle has a very elegant appearance, similar to some carbon-fiber saddles. The VD Grids saddle is tough, flexible and elastic, perfect for those who look an economic, transpirant and light saddle.

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5. Selle Royal Freccia Strengtex Athletic Black Saddle

  • Brand: Selle Royal
  • Model: Freccia Strengtex Athletic
  • Price: £35.00

prostate-friendly Selle Royal Freccia Strengtex Athletic Black Saddle

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Description

The Selle Royal Freccia Strengtex Athletic saddle is equipped with a special Strengtex cover that protects it against wear and tear and abrasion in order to extend its life. This saddle has a Royalgel padding that ensures greater comfort on all your rides.

Features

  • Dimensions: 284×157 mm.
  • Weight: 440 g.
  • Riding Athletic 45º.

Our feedback

A great option for different cycling disciplines, this is a tough and comfortable saddle. Thanks to its Royalgel technology, you’ll be able to ride for many hours without the need to rest.

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6. FK E2013 Saddle – Black/Yellow

  • Brand: FK
  • Model: E2013
  • Price: £12.95 £9.50

prostate-friendly FK E2013 Saddle - Black/Yellow

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Description

The FK E2013 is an ergonomic saddle, especially designed for urban-cycling lovers. It has a platform wide enough to choose different riding positions. It features a central hole in order to prevent pressure on the prostatic area, which helps pedal in a safer and more comfortable way.

Features

  • Ergonomic design
  • A ventilation channel which alleviates pressure on the perineal area.
  • Material: Silicone.
  • Size: 270 x 150 mm.
  • Weight: 265 g.
  • Color: Black and yellow.

Our feedback

This saddle is optimal for thos cyclists looking for a prostate-friendly saddle at a very competitive price, with the essential features to pedal in comfort during mid-distance rides. Its design will adapt to your ischia and prevent unnecessary pressure on the perineal area, so that you can ride with no pains or aches.

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7. Fizik Antares R1 Open Carbon Large Saddle – Black

  • Brand: Fizik
  • Model: Antares R1 Opern Carbon Large
  • Price: £157.10

prostate-friendly Fizik Antares R1 Open Carbon Large Saddle - Black

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Description

This saddle features advanced technology. It is manufactured with a carbon-reinforced nylon shell and equipped with braided carbon rails. It has a Comfort Core foam padding with a Microtex coating that provides excellent comfort and ensures that the rider’s weight is correctly distributed over the entire surface of the saddle. The Fizik Antares R1 Open Carbon Large saddle is a high-performance saddle for riders who want a medium profile and a cut to avoid pressure and numbness.

Features

  • Modality: Road cycling.
  • Rails: Carbon braided 7×9 mm.
  • Cover: Microtex.
  • Body: Carbon-reinforced nylon
  • Size: 299×152 mm.
  • Weight: 180 g.

Our feedback

The Fizik Antares R1 Open Carbon Large saddle is a very light saddle weighing only 180 g, designed for road cyclists. It offers high-performance features and thanks to its foam and microtex cover, it is very comfortable throughout the ride. Designed for cyclists with medium flexibility and low pelvic rotation while pedalling. If these features apply to you, don’t doubt that the Fizik Antares R1 Open Carbon Large saddle is for you.

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8. Prologo Zero II Pas Tirox Saddle

  • Brand: Prologo
  • Model: Zero II Pas Tirox
  • Price: £114.95 £78.90

prostate-friendly Prologo Zero II Pas Tirox Saddle

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Description

This saddle weighs only 207 g and uses strong and rigid titanium rails. It has a flat shape and a pressure-relief channel for increased blood flow. Its base is rigid and it has high-quality padding. The Prologo Zero II Pas Tirox saddle has become one of the most popular saddles.

Features

  • Size: 278 x 134 mm.
  • Base: Injected carbon fiber
  • Rails: TiroX, made with titanium.
  • Cover: Microfiber.
  • Padding: Light foam.
  • Weight: 207 g.
  • Modality: Short- to medium-distance cycling.
  • PAS system: Perineal Area System, with a hole in the central part to relieve pressure.

Our feedback

The Prologo Zero II Pas Tirox saddle is a very comfortable and slight saddle thanks to its light foam padding. It can be used for any type of cycling and is recommended for short and medium distances, for no more than 2 hours. This saddle will not let you down and will provide you with the comfort you need.

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9. Selle Italia Turbo Racer L1 Brown Saddle

prostate-friendly Selle Italia Turbo Racer L1 Brown Saddle

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Description

This saddle features an elegant design that brings out the excellence of products made in Italy. It’s a handmade saddle, built with high-quality material. Moreover, thanks to its design, it helps reduce ischiotibial pressure in order to ensure a higher comfort while riding.

Features

  • Size: L1.
  • Category: Heritage.
  • Dimensions: (L1) 146×275 mm.
  • Rails: FeC Alloy Ø7 mm.
  • Weight: (L1) 370 g.
  • Cover: Leather.

Our feedback

Selle Italia is the most important saddle manufacturer in the world, offering high levels of quality and design. This saddle is especially made for modern bike lovers who want to keep their bikes elegant while getting the most comfort.

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10. Selle Italia ST5 Flow S2 Black Saddle

prostate-friendly Selle Italia ST5 Flow S2 Black Saddle

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Description

This saddle features a gel insertion inside its padding that, together with the central hole, helps alleviate pressure on the perineum area. The ST5 Flow S2 saddle offers great comfort while pedaling, even after hours on the saddle. On its back, it has Hi-Viz inserts that ensure safety and visibility, even at night.

Features

  • Size: S2.
  • Category: Sportouring.
  • Dimensions: (S2) 155×276 mm.
  • Rails: FeC Alloy Ø7 mm.
  • Weight: (S2) 396 g.
  • Cover: Soft-Tek.

Our feedback

If you’re looking for immediate comfort no matter what cycling modality you practice, this is your saddle. It gives a most comfortable feeling thanks to its gel insertions and its anatomically-adapted shape, that fits the ischia maximising relief and performance.

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All Comments

  • I consider the Sunlite Cloud-9 Cruiser the right bike saddle for numbness. It has an ingenious design: dense on the butt section, tapering towards the groin to support the butt cheeks while removing the pressure off the perineal area. It was made by premium-quality vinyl material for durability, underneath it is a gel foam-reinforced cushion. Its 10.5-inch wide rear section is sufficient to support a male or female cyclist’s buttocks without causing discomfort.

    Dalton Bourne 2021-09-18 11:12 am Reply
    • I recommend this bike saddle to anyone who wants a more comfortable biking adventure, free from perineal numbness and pain. It is versatile and effortless to install. Moreover, its admirable design helps support the buttocks only a few other saddles can.

      Dalton Bourne 2021-09-23 10:58 am Reply
  • I still can’t find a bike seat I can sit on and not have pain or go numb.If someone would design a seat shaped like my toilet seat,I am sure that would work best.Any takers?

    Edward Moses 2021-10-17 6:28 pm Reply

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