Under Test: Specialized Power Saddle

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Specialized’s Power Expert saddle and Cirrus BodyFloat seatpost.

The Specialized Power Expert saddle is Body Geometry designed for both men and women to have top performance in a more aggressive position. A stiff, carbon-reinforced shell and lightweight polyurethane padding provides comfort and support on longer rides. The $130 Expert model features hollow titanium rails and is available in 143 mm, 155 mm, and 168 mm widths.

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Under Test: Cirrus Cycles BodyFloat Seatpost

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Although suspension seatposts have been around for decades, they’ve fallen out of favor with performance-minded riders. While you can occasionally find them on low-end hybrids and on the backs of tandems, the basic design hasn’t really changed much. Cirrus Cycles aims to change all that with their BodyFloat seatpost. Using un-damped vertical motion, the BodyFloat post is designed to isolate the rider from the bicycle (and the accompanying bumps and vibration).

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