Repente Quasar Saddle - 170g

Repente Quasar Saddle - 170g

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Quasar, aesthetics and performance, combined

Top-class materials and technologies for a saddle that weighs less than 170 grams, designed and developed by Repente on the basis of feedback from professional athletes and the many enthusiasts who use Repente saddles on and off the road. The first saddle by the Italian brand to have a steel rather than a carbon fibre rail.

Quasar stands out both for the gritty appeal of its design and for its excellent cost/effectiveness. Painstaking care has been applied to every single detail - both in the design phase and in the product manufacturing process, all exquisitely Italian-made in the best Repente tradition.

Design, comfort and functionality come together in Quasar - to meet the needs of both racers and amateur cyclists.

Features

The saddle shape is characterised by a 142 mm "flat" design seat and central opening, integrated in a wide channel designed to relieve perineal pressure.

The comfortably sized rear support surface has been modelled according to anatomical and ergonomic requirements - a typical feature of all Repente saddles. The "close fit" effect produced by this particular shape makes the seat comfortable without having to use thick layers of padding and allows users to immediately find their most effective riding position.

The shell is made of PA12 reinforced with long carbon fibres (LCF technology), the same solution adopted by Repente to increase the strength of its Prime 2.0, Spyd 2.0 and Artax GL models.

The padding is in polyurethane, while water-based non-slip polyurethane microfiber has been chosen for the cover.

The rail is made of Aisi Stainless Steel, a type of steel with highly advanced mechanical properties. Repente has further strengthened it by submitting it to a special process called Shot 304, which hardens the metal surface and makes it more resistant.

Technology

 

Specifications
COATING

Water-based microfiber

FOAM PADDING

Polyurethane

SHELL

PA12 Long Carbon Fiber (LCF)

RAIL

Aisi Stainless Steel - Shot 304

DIMENSIONS

260 mm (10.24 in) x 142 mm (5.59 in)

WEIGHT (± 5%)

(± 5%) 170 g (5.99 oz)

MANUFACTURED

Made In Italy

About The Brand

The Repente project is the result of the entrepreneurial spirit of a pool of Italian managers, engineers and designers – who decided to share their experience, gained in decades of top-level, industry-specific work to create innovative products that reflect the state of the art in cycling.

Behind the Repente brand are years of research, design and development. Extensive R&D, aimed at developing innovative concepts, materials and construction solutions up to the highest of standards, and designs able to meet the aesthetic requirements of even the most demanding users. And we should know about demanding: we have waited this long because we are the most demanding of all. Today, we can finally offer sports cyclists something that was not there before, real advantages that go beyond empty claims. So here we are, ready to accept a threefold challenge: make you comfortable in the saddle, make you go fast, make you love your bicycle even more.

Our chosen motto, “Cycling is an art”, is not about us, it is about our love for our sport. The contribution that we want to make to cycling is the fruit of our experience, passion and technology. Cycling is inside us: we live and breathe it, just like you.

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