Riding the new SDG Bel-Air V3.0 Saddle
The new Bel Air Saddle from SDG Components officially drops today, bringing more of everything loved about the classic profile and then some. The new Bel Air v3.0 offers a few small refinements to bring it up to speed with new trends in frame geometry and manufacturing to improve on what was an already great seat.
I’ve been running at least one iteration of the Bel Air on my bikes since I’ve been riding mountain bikes. And although I’ve tested and ridden quite a few different options from SDG and other brands, I always come back to the Bel Air.
The 2.0 model gained a down curved nose, central relief channel and slight rise in the rear. That rear rise was helpful when pointing the bike up the trail, and helped create a sweet spot for sitting.
The new V3 tweaks the rear rise slightly and shortens the nose with a bit more padding, resulting in an improved climbing platform. The overall length has been reduced as well, with.... Continue Reading at Bermstyle