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Kuma resumes the same structural concepts of Aleena and Comptus, but with a thicker layer of padding. To achieve maximum damping power, Repente has chosen the special EVA (Ethylene Vinyl Acetate) material, an ultralight, non-toxic and non-allergenic polymeric compound that doesn’t lose its properties over time. An ideal solution for those who put comfort foremost or love to have fun off-road. Its barley believable the generously padded KUMA weighs just 145 grams. Read More >>>
If you want to fully appreciate the quality of a Repente seat, do not stop at the surface. Turn it over and check what’s underneath. A Repente seat does not have a “dark side”: ours is a 360-degree approach to quality. Inspect every detail of the innovative RC-Base: Its carefully shaped design with a clever combination of thicker areas and reliefs, materials that blend together with harmonious lines. Marvel at the smoothness and lightness of the best carbon fibre composites. In a Repente seat, nothing is hidden: What you see is what you get!
The structural components of Repente seats are produced using T700 carbon fibre. Manufacture is not done by moulding, but by autoclaving. This process requires longer working cycles and higher production costs, but the quality of the end product is significantly higher. The carbon fibre composite will not undergo external stress; therefore, its mechanical properties remain unchanged. In addition, autoclave processing eliminates the problem of micro-gaps in the fibres. The applied A.R.E technology allows us to make the best use of the carbon fibre material and ensure the highest degree of strength and reliability for our seats. Four years of guarantee are our pledge to you.
In a Repente seat, the rail does not just have a supporting function. The horizontal elements of the carbon fibre structure have been designed with differential cross-sections to achieve the right mix of rigidity and flexibility throughout the support plane. The rear ends have been flattened to provide more homogeneous rigidity to the most heavily stressed part of the seat, while the front ends merge into a single, sturdy structural element. Pressure applied to the seat in the various riding stages is always under control. Smooth lines are also at the front, where the two modulated section support arms harmoniously blend into the tip.
The width of the seat is the result of anatomical measurements and shaping based on an average human build. Repente has developed three different shapes: Aleena, Comptus and Kuma. Compact dimensions, light weight and freedom of movement are the guidelines that we followed to determine the exact length of Repente seats. Our seats are slightly shorter than the standard sizes: This will help you feel more comfortable in the saddle and able to move with the greatest ease from the sitting to the sprinting position and vice versa.
ISSG (Integrated Shell Side Guards).
Even the most careful and diligent cyclist can confirm: In the long run, all seats will bear scuffs or marks along the rear edges, caused by friction against walls or the asphalt. Seat cover damaging is almost inevitable, which is why Repente came up with ISSG (Integrated Shell Side Guards). The carbon fibre RC-Base to which the seat cover is secured has two slight protrusions, which protect the seat cover from accidental friction marks. We know how much you care about your seat: With ISSG, we can help you keep it safe over time.
RLS (Repente Locking System)
A cyclist trains in environmental and specific conditions that are constantly changing due to a number of factors: Different seasons and weather, type of route, distance covered, type of workout, and individual physical and physiological characteristics. Finding a suitable seat is a source of concern for many cyclists, at both competitive and amateur level: Pain, numbness, soreness or, worse, prostate/urinary tract disorders are unpleasant ride companions which sometimes cyclists are forced to put up with. One of the distinctive features of Repente is the possibility for having multiple seats in one: You can choose which cover to fit depending on specific anatomical, performance and aesthetic requirements. Thanks to the unique RLS locking system, approved after the most exacting tests both in the lab and on the road, you can choose a combination that will help you get the most well-being and power out of each pedal stroke. Repente allows you to maintain your riding position unchanged, eliminating any risk of joint and muscular disorders.
Another advantage: Once you’ve found the perfect Repente cover, you can buy a single one and move it between bikes (Road & MTB models), which you have previously equipped with Repente RC-Bases. Read Less >>>
• Water resistant PU microfiber cover
• Superlight EVA (Ethylene Vinyl Acetate) padding
• Hand laid autoclaved T700 UD carbon shell
• Hand laid autoclaved T700 1K carbon RC-Base
• Hand laid autoclaved T700 UD carbon rail (9.4 x 7 mm)