Boasting carbon fibre rails to keep the weight low and increase pedalling efficiency, Astute brings performance features that are normally only seen on road saddles to the off-road world. Constructed from advanced 3K carbon fibre, these rails disperse vibrations and reduce the force of sudden impacts being transferred to the rider. Carbon-Reinforced Shell In addition to the high-quality rails, the Mud Lite VT is constructed around a U-Shaped Nylon composite shell with 15% of the material being carbon fibre. Read more… It is designed to reduce pressure on the perineum and to reduce the overall weight. Backing this up is the highly advanced tri-density padding, which offers varying density to provide the correct type of support in all riding positions. Central Cut-Out Taking the comfort level one step further, Astute has added a long central cut-out to this saddle, which eliminates pressure peaks on sensitive areas. To further enhance the comfort, this saddle is equipped with a special Bumper D-System at the rear of the shell to protect riders by reducing impacts with your saddle.