It might seem silly to drop a reasonably large chunk of change on the Fi'zi:k Aliante R3 Saddle with 7x9 Carbon Braided Rails, but think about what it'll do for you. First, imagine all the time you'll spend in it it's more like buying a new best friend than a saddle. You'll appreciate the comfort of the TwinFlex carbon Kevlar shell and Microtex cover after a single ride, so imagine how much better you'll feel after putting in a 20 hour week full of tough climbs, long descents, and endless straightaways. The TwinFlex technology also provides an unequaled combination of stiffness and suppleness, so you can balance power and comfort in ways you didn't know were possible. Maybe best of all, the whole package weighs just 195 grams thanks largely to the braided carbon fiber rails so it will help you cut down on weight if you're putting your bike on a serious diet this summer.