Selle Italia SLR Friction Free Saddle. The saddle maestros at Selle Italia are all about pushing the envelope and conjuring up innovations that translate into performance gains on the bike. The Selle Italia SLR Friction Free is just such an example, as their iconic SLR saddle has been updated with the latest Friction Free design. The narrower shape extending along the nose to the rear of the saddle as advertised reduces friction between the inner thigh and saddle's side. The benefit Increased comfort and performance. The SLR is a staple in the Euro pro peloton Monuments and Grand Tours have been won on this saddle and its minimalist design, titanium rails, plus synthetic Fibra Tek most assuredly mean business. All with a dash of Italian panache, of course.