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SR Pro Carbon Men

High performance and comfort in one saddle

The SR Pro Carbon Men brings ergonomics to a lightweight, high performance saddle. It weighs only 175 grams with carbon rails and carbon composite seat shell (size S/M). With an ergonomically designed shape and relief channel as well as OrthoCell® inlays to distribute the sitting load, this saddle is both light, supportive and pressure relieving.

Price $ 189.95(Without VAT**)
€ 189,95(With VAT**)

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  • Promotes men’s health
  • Prevents numbness
  • Outstanding seating comfort

Ergonomie

Men’s Health

The Ergon development team carried out intensive research on the topic of men’s health. They found that the main cause of complaints when cycling is the saddle. Often times, men experience too much pressure on their perineal area leading to pain, discomfort, numbness and potentially more severe health problems. The SR Pro Men relieves this pressure with a very specific relief channel as well as better surface area distribution under the bony structures. Through MRT, CT analysis, many prototypes and test riders, we have ergonomically adjusted the saddle to the specific anatomy and needs of men.

Position of a male pelvis in cross section with depiction of the nerve tracts, bones and soft tissue, illustrating the relief of an Ergon saddle.

More freedom of movement

Compared to women, the male pelvis tends to be less flexible. This means that men sit more upright on the saddle and put more of their weight distribution on their sit bones. Therefore the transition area between the rear of the saddle and the saddle nose can be kept narrow (Y-shape). This gives the legs more space to pedal.

Position of a male pelvis on a standard bicycle saddle.

Male and Female pelvic differences

In contrast to the female anatomy, the male sit bones are more narrow and where the two sides of the pelvis come together in the front is much higher. This results in more pressure being distributed on the male’s sit bones vs. a broader area of sit bones and pubic bones in women. We have taken this significant difference between male and female anatomy into consideration during saddle development.

männliches Becken mit steilen Schambeinkufen.

No pressure on sensitive areas

The correct distribution of pressure is important. In order to protect the sensitive perineal area, the pressure must be shifted to the sit bones and parts of the pubic arch – this is exactly how the relief surface of Ergon men’s saddles works. Due to the more upright sitting male pelvis we have kept the surface flat and even for best possible freedom of movement. For the support we use the highest quality foams.

Pressure image of the Ergon SR Men saddle.

The Right Size

The shape and size of the saddle must match the sit bone width of the rider to maximize comfort and enjoyment.

The pelvic bone has a unique V-shaped and the saddle must offer the sit bones a large contact surface with the ability to meet the demand of different sitting positions. Various saddle widths are offered so that the usable seat surface corresponds to the riders unique sit bone distance.

The more forward and aggressive the rider sits, the further forward the sit bones contact the saddle.

The saddle is available in the sizes “Small/Medium” for the seat bone with of 9 12 cm (3.5″–4.7″) and “Medium/Large” for the seat bone with of 12–16 cm (4.7″–6.3″).

Feedback

  • RoadBIKE
    “Pleasant on the sit bones. Without high pressure spikes.”

    – RoadBIKE, 01/2020 (SR Pro Men)

  • Riding Gravel
    “The new SR Comp Men is one of the best saddles for gravel bikes I have ridden so far. […] The incredibly well supported seat area is completely convincing. […] Just the right mix of flex and defined stiffness. Very, very, good.”

    – ridinggravel.com, 05/2019 (SR Comp Men)

  • Feed the Habit: Gear of the year 2019
    “After over 1000 miles on the SR Men, this is the first choice for our road and gravel rides. The designers from Ergon have created a true miracle here. The saddle offers the highest level of comfort.”

    – feedthehabit.com, 04/2019

  • mtb-mag.com
    “The Ergon-SR series is the most attractive premium saddle series on the market in terms of price. It offers the right option for every racing cyclist to improve comfort on the bike, minimise unhealthy pressure and thus provide many carefree hours in the saddle.”

    – mtb-mag.com, 02/2019

  • GravelStoke
    “The new Ergon SR Men Pro with its robust and ergonomic design fulfils all the criteria you expect from a bicycle saddle. From extended gravel adventures to daily commuting, the SR Men Pro has been a welcome addition to my current setup. If you’re looking for a comfortable and well-designed saddle for road or gravel, be sure to try the SR Men by Ergon.”

    – gravelstoke.com, 02/2019

Details

Deep relief channel

Eliminating unwanted pressures

The progressive relief channel, which deepens towards the rear, leads to an opening through the saddle shell. This construction combines all of the advantages of a cut-out saddle without the potential disadvantages. This design gives the saddle shell more forgiveness as well as specifically relieves perineal pressures. Too much pressure in this area often leads to discomfort and numbness in the genital area.

Ergon SR Men saddle with extra deep relief channel.

OrthoCell®-Pads

Even better than gel

With the SM Comp Men, the new OrthoCell® material helps you to achieve your best performance without any complaints. These inlays, which are more durable and lighter than gel, ensure the best pressure distribution and provide the highest rebound force. This means they follow the movements of the pelvis with every turn of the crank, but return to their starting position very quickly.

Ergon SR Men saddle with special Orthocell inlays.

Orthopedic Foam

Comfortable and durable

The orthopedic foam is especially ergonomic for road cycling, but still extremely durable. With the addition of OrthoCell® inlays, the pressure of the bony structures is distributed much better by increasing the rebound force and dissipating vibrations.

Ergon SR Men-Sattel mit orthopädischem Schaum.

The ramp

More support – more power

The ramp at the rear of the SR Pro Carbon Men provides effective support for your buttocks, especially when you go to accelerate in the drops. The ramp keeps you supported so that more power goes into the pedals and less energy is wasted supporting yourself in a power producing position.

Ergon SR Men saddle with supporting ramp in the rear of the saddle

Anti-Friction side flanks

Less friction more movement

For an additional benefit of comfort, we have added anti-friction side flanks to the SR Pro Men. This feature reduces the friction of your thighs on the saddle while pedaling resulting in less friction and more freedom of movement.

Ergon SR Men saddle with friction-reducing gliding sides.

Integrated QuickClick mount

Removable Topeak QuickClick saddle bag mount

A Topeak QuickClick mount is integrated in all models of the SR Men Series. This removable QuickClick mount allows for Topeak saddlebags to be easily attached in a streamline fashion.

Ergon SR Men saddle with integrated Quickclick mount.

Technical Specifications

Name
SR Pro Carbon Men
Dimensions
Length: 272 mm Width: 153 mm
Use
Road Bike
Weight
175 g*
Size
M/L
Color
stealth
Shell
Carbon Composite
Rail
Carbon
Cover
Microfiber
Padding
Orthopedic AirCell Foam with OrthoCell® Pads
Gender
men specific
Price
$ 189.95(Without VAT**)
€ 189,95(With VAT**)

*Weights may vary in production. **Price can vary by country.

Lifestyle

If you are riding in a more ergonomic and comfortable position, then more power can be put into the pedals. The Ergon SR Pro Carbon Men helps alleviate common issues most men experience with their road saddles, keeping them on their bike longer and more often without pain and discomfort.