Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018 Reviews

Review score: 9.1/10 – Updated August, 2022

Latest Price: £79.99 – Save 45% (RRP: £144.99)

Take a look now to discover what makes Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018 worthy of a review score of 9.1 out of 10.

Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018 Review


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Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018 features

Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018 specs

Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018
Spec 1

Colour: Black

Other Saddles found with this Spec: 6387

Spec 2

Size: Regular – 141mm Wide, Large – 152mm Wide

Other Saddles found with this Spec: 1

Spec 3

Gender: Unisex

Other Saddles found with this Spec: 2527

Spec 4

Option: K:ium Rails

Other Saddles found with this Spec: 18

Feature 1

Cover: Light Microtex

Other Saddles found with this feature: 5

Feature 2

Shell: Carbon-reinforced nylon

Other Saddles found with this feature: 17

Feature 3

Rail: 7mm k:ium

Other Saddles found with this feature: 6

Feature 4

Padding: Comfort Core foam

Other Saddles found with this feature: 12

Feature 5

Versus pressure relief channel

Other Saddles found with this feature: 8

Feature 6

Integrated Clip System compatible

Other Saddles found with this feature: 21

Feature 7

Dimensions: Regular: 279x140mm; Large: 279x152mm

Other Saddles found with this feature: 1

Feature 8

Weight: Regular: 229g; Large: 235g

Other Saddles found with this feature: 1

Price

£79.99

Number of Reviews

2

Review Score

3 / 5

Average score in category: 4.4/5

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Quality

Quality is without doubt one of the most important factors that we consider when buying bikes, parts, accessories or clothing. As you’d imagine it’s especially important when buying Saddles. Let’s take at a look at the sort of things you can look at when trying to ascertain the quality of Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018.

The first thing is material. Looking at what Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018 is made of will give you a really good idea of the quality overall. Take a look at the specs above and you should be able to see the material. It’s then up to you to decide if it meets your expectation.

Similarly you’ll also want to spend some time looking at the features too. Again the table above, listing the features will give you a really good overview. However you should think about the sort of features that you’d expect when buying new Saddles. It’s worth writing a list of the “must-have” features so that you don’t end up compromising and missing some important features, or alternatively end up buying an unnecessarily high specced product.

There’s also a lot of merit in checking out the brand of the product and looking at the various brands that are selling Saddles. Brands like Fizik are of courses extremely well respected in the cycling community so you know you’re getting a fantastic product with them. But if you’re undecided on your product you should write up a list of brands that you’d be happy to buy. It’s a great way of filtering and narrowing down the number of products when you’re searching.

Next up you’ll want to think about the price and use that as a guide to set your expectations of the quality. If you’re buying the cheapest of the options in the Saddles category you should probably expect it to not be of as good quality as the most expensive. It sounds obvious of course. But this is where you can get a bit clever and use your combination of features, specs, materials and other factors to work together to get a really good quality product at the best price. We often draw up a list of “must-haves” and use these as filters when shopping online so that you’re only seeing products that meet your criteria. You can then sort by Price>Low to get the best deals.


Comparing Prices

Price, as you would imagine, is the most popular reason for someone buying one product over another. It is the single most important factor in choosing the majority of products we buy. The same goes for Saddles.

It’s at this stage of the buying process, when you’re looking at different options, that you should set a budget. Do some research to understand how much roughly you can expect to pay for the sort of level of product that you’re looking for. Then match that to your own personal circumstance and how much you can afford to spend. This will really help you in narrowing down the right product for you.

Price of Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018

So the first aspect of price that we’re going to look at is the price of Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018.

We run regular scans across the web to find the best prices for the products that we review, from a range of cycling retailers. The best price we managed to find Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018 was over at Chain Reaction Cycles where the price was £79.99 in our latest search.

Based on this price we’ve scored it 8.5 out of 10 for price.

Average price of Saddles

Next we wanted to look at how much you can expect to pay, on average, for Saddles.

We found 596 in the Saddles category over at Chain Reaction Cycles. We looked at the average price of the products within this category and found the average is £91.63, making it below average at £79.99.

It’s sometimes helpful to look at how much the prices can vary. Especially when setting yourself a budget, or when trying to understand just how much you could spend on Saddles. We found that the most expensive product currently available was £424.00, whilst the cheapest we managed to find was £2.99.

With 596 products available we worked out that 297 cost more than Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018 and 288 were cheaper.

Cost of Fizik products

At Chain Reaction Cycles we found 90 products from Fizik, of which 46 were in the Saddles category.

For now though we’re looking at Fizik branded products in all categories. The average price of these products was £120.92 making this product below average.

You’ll also be interested to know that the cheapest Fizik product we found was £3.99 and the highest price we could find from them was £324.99.

Of the 90 from Fizik, 62 were more expensive than Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018 and 26 were cheaper.

How much are Fizik Saddles?

We then wanted to get a bit more specific and only look at Fizik products that are listed in the Saddles category.

The average price of the 46 products that match this search was £119.61, with the cheapest coming in at £27.99 and highest price was £279.99. With the average being £119.61, Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018 comes in below average.

37 products that meet this search were more expensive than Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018 and 8 were cheaper.


Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018 Reviews

Reading reviews is an amazing way of getting a good feel for a product without actually being able to try it or see it first.

There are two different types of reviews, and we also recommend reading both.

1. Expert reviews – In the cycle industry there are loads of really reliable trusted resources for expert reviews. For example if you’re looking to buy a new bike, BikeRadar Bike Reviews are great.

2. Customer reviews – these are probably your best resource for information. There’s no finances or influence involved, they’re purely just honest reviews from customers that have bought and used the product. The reason we love customer reviews so much is because no matter if their view is good or bad, there’s a very good chance that it will be honest and unbiased.

Our best advice is to head over to Chain Reaction Cycles and read the Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018 reviews there.

Based on what we’ve seen in terms of reviews for Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018, it really does look like a great buy. So for the review score, we’ve scored it 9.2 out of 10. The average review score for all products in the Saddles category at Chain Reaction Cycles is 4.4 out of 5.

Owner reviews, as we say, are one of the most important pieces of research that we can do before we buy. So, with that in mind, if you do go on to buy Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018 or another similar product, like Fizik Aliante R1 Open Saddle 2018 reviews or Fizik Aliante R1 Versus Evo Saddle 2018 reviews we’d love you to leave a review in the comments below. It will really help future buyers just like you, when they’re looking to buy Saddles.


Brand

As we said in the pricing part of the review, brand is a really important consideration, but especially so when looking to buy Saddles. But as you’re probably already aware, you’re on to a great choice if you do go with Fizik, as they’re a fantastic brand, making amazing products.


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Summary

Overall, we’ve been hugely impressed by the quality, price, reviews and features of Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018. We’d say that as long as it fits your budget and meets your expectations in terms of features/spec…it’s a really strong contender. That’s why we’ve scored it a massive 9.1/10 overall.


Further product details

  • Product ID 1: 25010932279
  • Product ID 2: 625392UK
  • Brand: Fizik
  • Model number: 70A6SOSA13041
  • RRP: £144.99
  • EAN: 8021890455628
  • Description: Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo SaddleFizik’s Aliante R3 Verses Evo features a waved shape that is designed to help you maintain your riding position. It also has a pressure relief channel that runs from the rear all the way to the saddle’s nose, removing pressure from sensitive areas and offering increased comfort on longer rides.Advanced ConstructionThe Aliante R3 has K:iumrails that are lightweight and strong and its nylon base is reinforced with carbon fibre. This construction gives you a platform that provides outstanding durability and pedalling efficiency. Finishing off this saddle is Fizik’s Comfort Core foam and a tough Microtex cover.Spine Concept EVOThe Aliante R3 is categorised as a “Bull” type within Fizik’s Spine Concept system, which means it’s ideal for riders with less spine flexibility and those that rotate their pelvises a lot when pedalling.‚ĆDon’t know if you’re a Bull, Chameleon, or Snake? No problem! You can download Fizik’s handy¬†spine concept evo app¬†and test your flexibility. Simply search for¬†”spine concept evo”¬†in the iTunes App Store or Google Playstore and download it to your device.For assistance on how to use the App, click¬†HERE.Features: ¬†Cover: Light Microtex ¬†Shell: Carbon-reinforced nylon ¬†Rail: 7mm k:ium ¬†Padding: Comfort Core foam ¬†Versus pressure relief channel ¬†Integrated Clip System compatible ¬†Dimensions: Regular: 279x140mm; Large: 279x152mm ¬†Weight: Regular: 229g; Large: 235gBuy¬†Fizik Components¬†from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World’s Largest Online Bike Store.
  • Full Category: Components > Saddles
  • Savings percentage from RRP: 45%
  • Size: Regular – 141mm Wide
  • Unisex
  • 65
  • Adult

Other options for Saddles

As you’d imagine there are so many options out there when buying Saddles. 596 in fact.

A few of our other favourites that we spotted when researching Fizik Aliante R3 Versus Evo Saddle 2018 included,
Fizik Antares R1 Open Saddle 2018 reviews, Fizik Antares R1 Versus Evo Saddle 2018 reviews, or we really liked the look of Fizik Arione R1 Open Saddle 2018 reviews as another alternative.

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