Selle SMP was founded in 1947 and is therefore one of the world pioneers in the field. Active in over 50 countries, it is one of the main producers primary equipment saddles.
With the patent STRIKE today enters the world of competition cycling as a protagonist. The Chrono's key features include: A non-padded carbon construction with tubular steel rails.
The central channel of the saddle varies in width (3-5cm) to contour the body and allow continuous circulation of blood flow in the prostate, artery of the penis, scrotum and testicles.
The front section of the saddle with its beak-shaped design offers excellent support when pedaling hard and prevents your genitals from getting squashed in the process.
The design of the outer mid-section is shaped to follow your thigh muscles to maximize blood circulation and pedaling power.
The Chrono saddle is SMP's time trial solution and is a great size for junior racers too.
It is a racing saddle with only a leather cover over the composite shell and no padding.
New York Times article dated 10-4-05, "Serious Riders, Your Bicycle Seat May Affect Your Love Life" features references to a review of the SMP saddles & abstract of a research study for a medical journal which identifies the SMP saddle as reducing health risks for riders.