Fizik’s new Kurve saddles use a very lightly padded cover over a “thermoplastic composite” carbon textile base on their Mobius alloy rail.
The shell flexes to provide virtual padding, so the initial appearance is that they’re more rounded than the matching non-Kurve version.
They also have a replaceable clip at the front that attaches the railing to the base. Swap between Soft or Firm chips to further adjust the feel. They offer Snake, Chameleon and Bull shapes, which pretty much match up with their Arione, Antares and Aliante shapes respectively, all shown after the break.
MSRP is $270 and they should be available late this year, possibly early next.
Also in the pipeline with no specific release date is the new women’s version of the Arione 00 Donna, their full carbon railed and shelled saddle: