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Bontrager inForm RXL Saddle

The Bontrager inForm RXL saddle is the top of the line road saddle in the Bontrager range. The saddle is available in a choice of three different widths and has been designed to provide a good match to provide the sit bones with as much comfort as possible.

Bontrager uses a specific design that is referred to as the Size Specific Curvature in order to create a saddle shape that it claims will match the pelvic structure of any rider. The padding is Bontrager's Zone Density padding to provide a combination of support as well as movement and compliance in vital areas.

The rails of the inForm RXL are hollow titanium to provide significant strength as well as ensure the weight of the saddle is kept to a minimum. The saddle shell is made from reinforced carbon fiber and this sits over a synthetic leather cover.

Buy A Bontrager inForm RXL Saddle



Bontrager inForm Padded Solstice Short Cycling Compression Bike Race XL RXL
Bontrager inForm Padded Solstice Short Cycling Compression Bike Race XL RXL
$17.99
Time Remaining: 25d 2h 11m
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Trek Bontrager Inform RXL Race X Lite Mens Bike Saddle New TI Rails 146 mm
Trek Bontrager Inform RXL Race X Lite Mens Bike Saddle New TI Rails 146 mm
$45.00
Time Remaining: 13d 9h 51m
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NOS Bontrager Inform RXL Saddle 128mm Black
NOS Bontrager Inform RXL Saddle 128mm Black
$50.00
Time Remaining: 23d 15m
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Used Bontrager Inform RXL Temptech Hollow Ti Rail saddle Road Titanium
Used Bontrager Inform RXL Temptech Hollow Ti Rail saddle Road Titanium
$69.00
Time Remaining: 5d 5h 49m
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BONTRAGER RACE X LITE RXL CARBON INFORM ROAD BIKE CYCLING SHOES 45
BONTRAGER RACE X LITE RXL CARBON INFORM ROAD BIKE CYCLING SHOES 45
$69.99
Time Remaining: 28d 23h 7m
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BONTRAGER RACE X LITE RXL INFORM TEMPTECH RACING 128 TITANIUM TI RAILLED SADDLE
BONTRAGER RACE X LITE RXL INFORM TEMPTECH RACING 128 TITANIUM TI RAILLED SADDLE
$79.90
Time Remaining: 8d 1h 6m
Buy It Now for only: $79.90

Bontrager inForm RXL Saddle Features

• Weights: 179, 182, 187 grams
• Widths: 128, 146, 154mm
• Length:
• Rails: Titanium

The Bontrager saddle range includes the following popular models

Team Issue • Affinity RXL Carbon • Affinity RXL WSD • Team Issue TT • inForm RXL • Affinity RL • Affinity RL WSD • inForm RL • inForm RL WSD • Affinity RL WSD • Affinity R • Affinity R WSD • Evoke RXL Carbon • Evoke RL • Evoke RL WSD • Evoke R • Evoke R WSD • Nebula Plus • Nebula Plus WSD • Boulevarde • Boulevarde Gel Plus • Commuter Gel • Sport

Listed below is a selection of reviews that have been posted elsewhere online. These reviews should give you a taste of some of the strong points as well as some of the weaker with regard to this particular saddle.

5 Star Reviews

I bought this saddle on clearance at the lbs. The employees informed me about the 90 guarantee so I purchased it. I felt the discomfort on the first few rides with the saddle but ever since then I have enjoyed it and would recommend it.
roadbikereview.com

4 Star Reviews

I had been riding a Fizik Aireon Wingflex the last 5,000 miles. Anything longer than an hour ride numbness would set in. Typical ride time for me is 2 to 3 hours. Saw all the articles about the R&D they did developing this seat so I thought I'll give it a try. Checked them out at my LBS. First thing I noticed was the quality was spoty on the cover. On the nose and at the rear the cover material was cracked or worn off or wrinkled. Got measured on the gel machine. Wanted to buy on but couldn't see paying full retail for poor fit & finish. Maybe if Lance rode it Trek would do something about the quality. So I bought one brand new on E-bay for about 70 bucks. I rode it for about 3 days wearing new RXL bib shorts so this I would start fresh. Was sore as hell. Took 2 days off the bike to rest & heal up. After playing with the seat angle I can honestly say that I expierence no numbness at all. The saddle disapears under me. Never even think about it on the ride.
roadbikereview.com

3 Star Reviews

2 Star Reviews

I bought this saddle is because of the 90 money back guarantee. However, this is by far the worse saddle in terms of material, quality, and workmanship I have witnessed. How in the world they command a $159 price tag is beyond me.
First of all, comfort wasn't there. Perhaps it may work for your body type.
Secondly, the quality control sucks! The saddle came with covering seem already undone from one side. The covering is held down by staples and glue - talk about cheap.
Finally, the covering material is paper thin. Whatever it is made from, it will rub off very quickly thus exposing the white padding material. With less than 150 miles on this saddle, the edge around the nose of my saddle was worn from the occasional light contact with my thigh.
I'm going back with my Selle Italia leather saddles at this price range.
roadbikereview.com

1 Star Reviews

This saddle SUCKS!! I've given it a more than fair chance accumulating over 2500km on it since installing it in February and I can honestly say I absolutely hate it. I used Bontrager's saddle measuring device and I read their technological write-ups and everything checked out, but in practical use the saddle did not perform at all. The shape is awful! If it's not giving me the worst saddle sores I've ever had in countless thousands of kms of riding my junk is going numb from moving myself forward to relieve pressure on said saddle sores. This saddle is absolutely awful.. Now I know why Bontrager offers a 90 day NQA return policy... they must have realised the serious problems these saddles cause and tried to recoup their losses.
roadbikereview.com

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