Saddles are key to cycling comfort, so here are six of our fave perches

The saddle is one of, it not the most important components on the bike. You can have the lightest frame and the fastest wheels, but if you’re saddle causes you discomfort you’re not going to enjoy the ride.

Luckily there are hundreds, if not thousands, of saddles to choose from but to help you whittle down that bewildering choice we’ve plucked six really good saddles from the road.cc review archive. Hit that big red play button and enjoy!

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David has worked on the road.cc tech team since July 2012. Previously he was editor of Bikemagic.com and before that staff writer at RCUK. He's a seasoned cyclist of all disciplines, from road to mountain biking, touring to cyclo-cross, he only wishes he had time to ride them all. He's mildly competitive, though he'll never admit it, and is a frequent road racer but is too lazy to do really well. He currently resides in the Cotswolds.