Since 2015, Velo has been tipping its hat to the Chinese Zodiac with limited-edition saddles that includes the animals that coincide with annually on the lunar calendar.
This yr is the yr of the tiger, and Velo is charging forward with two new saddle designs that pay homage to the animal that Chinese lore dubs the king of the mountain.
The first Year of the Tiger design is the Luminous Tiger, which options a big tiger throughout the seat that glows in the darkish, surrounded by forests, flowers and white rabbits.
The second design, the Cotton Tiger, relies on the common Chinese toy of the similar identify. It options seven cotton tiger faces in a line down the heart of the saddle, together with the Chinese character of “King” (王), on both sides.
The Senso Edge options an anti-slip design that retains riders firmly in place when it will get moist or when driving aggressively. It additionally has an built-in I-Carry deal with on the again to make lifting heavier bikes simpler.
Other options embody:
- Velo’s AirForm expertise, which kinds to riders’ contact factors and evenly distributes weight.
- Atmos Shaping expertise, which connects the saddle base and covers with no seen seam. combines the saddle cowl and the base with no seen seam, making it waterproof and simpler to wash.
- Velo’s reversed ArcTech design, which supplies stability in numerous driving positions and elevated consolation.
Year of the Tiger saddles value MSRP $99.