Taking a cue from trainers, the brand new Velo AtmosFoam is a nitrogen-infused padding materials common in trendy athletic footwear cushioning. It’s used on the brand new Angel Revo saddle, which additionally will get a brand new bio-based plastic shell to scale back general environmental affect whereas offering excessive efficiency.
Borrowing options and design cues from their Senso TT and Angel TT saddles, the brand new Angel Revo has their longest Y-shaped cutout but. It measures 248mm lengthy by 148mm broad and is on the market with titanium rails for $125.
The Velo AtmosFoam (VAF) will not be solely supportive and sturdy, it additionally eliminates chemical components sometimes used to create foam and it reduces general CO2 emissions.
Velo says the finer pore construction that nitrogen creates makes the padding lighter and extra responsive with extra even stress distribution. It could even assist hold you cooler throughout scorching climate because of decrease thermal conductivity.
The brand new EuphoraBase shell is fabricated from a non-petroleum primarily based hybrid bioplastic fabricated from plant-based supplies and glass fiber. Over prime is a brand new recycled knit material known as Omni Cowl that replaces the standard artificial microfibers.
The Angel Revo saddle is on the market in three designs – Monogram Black, Cali, and Fern. The “Fern” design comes from Santa Barbara-based designer Molly Lofton, impressed by palm bushes and terrazzo patterns. Out there now.