fizik One-to-One: Personalized 3D-Printed Bicycle Saddles for Ultimate Comfort

Custom, 3D-printed, personalized bicycle saddles

Imagine yourself on a long, winding road, the sun dipping low on the horizon, casting a warm glow over the landscape. The road is yours, but as the miles pass, discomfort seeps into your consciousness. You shift in the saddle, searching for that elusive sweet spot, but it remains just out of reach. Enter fizik's One-to-One program, a game-changer for those who live for the ride.

This isn't just another saddle. It's a bespoke creation, molded to fit your unique anatomy and riding style. The process starts at a select dealership, where you undergo a personalized measurement session to find the ideal shape among fizik's Adaptive saddles. But the magic happens in the pressure mapping session. Using advanced technology developed with gebioMized, sensors record 64 touchpoints, capturing every nuance of your posture and pressure distribution. This isn't a one-size-fits-all approach; it's precision tailoring for your bike.

With data in hand, fizik's craftsmen in Italy go to work. They use Carbon Digital Light Synthesis™ to 3D-print a saddle padding that addresses your specific needs. The result? Firm support where it's needed and plush relief where pressure points typically form. This custom padding is then attached to your choice of saddle rails—carbon or Kium—before being shipped to your doorstep.

Once you receive your saddle, the journey isn't over. You return to the dealer for a follow-up session, where another round of pressure mapping ensures that the custom fit has achieved its goal. Any necessary adjustments are made to perfect the saddle.

Now, let's talk about the elephant in the room: the cost. Starting at $499, it's not cheap. But for those who ride often, it's an investment in comfort and performance. Off-the-shelf saddles can be close to this price, but they lack the bespoke touch that One-to-One offers. A perfectly fitted saddle can make the difference between enduring a ride and truly enjoying it.

In a world where cycling comfort is paramount, the fizik One-to-One program is a revelation. It's not just about reducing pain—it's about enhancing every moment you spend on the bike, transforming each ride into a seamless blend of power and pleasure. For those who see their bike as an extension of themselves, this custom saddle is the ultimate expression of that bond.


  1. Personalized Fit: The One-to-One program offers a truly bespoke saddle, custom-designed to fit your unique anatomy and riding style, which can significantly enhance comfort and performance.
  2. Advanced Pressure Mapping: Utilizing sophisticated pressure-mapping technology ensures that pressure points and hotspots are accurately identified and addressed, leading to a more comfortable ride.
  3. High-Quality Materials: The use of Carbon Digital Light Synthesis™ for 3D printing and the option of premium saddle rails (carbon or Kium) ensure durability and performance.
  4. Follow-Up Adjustments: The program includes a follow-up fit session to ensure the custom saddle meets your needs perfectly, with opportunities for adjustments based on real-time data.
  5. Enhanced Riding Experience: A custom saddle can transform long rides, reducing discomfort and increasing enjoyment, which is crucial for serious cyclists.


  1. High Cost: Starting at $499, the One-to-One saddles are expensive, making them a significant investment that might not be accessible for all cyclists.
  2. Limited Availability: The process requires visiting a select dealership for the initial and follow-up sessions, which may not be convenient or feasible for everyone.
  3. Time-Consuming Process: The process from initial measurement to receiving the custom saddle and having a follow-up session can take around two weeks, which might be a downside for those looking for immediate solutions.
  4. Not First of Its Kind: While innovative, the One-to-One program is not the first custom-printed saddle available, and there are other options on the market that might offer similar benefits.
  5. Potential Overkill for Casual Riders: For those who cycle casually, the advanced customization and high cost might be unnecessary, as more affordable off-the-shelf options could suffice.


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