I have both types of Unica-Nitor saddles and am under the impression that the multi-hole (three large holes plus numerous small holes) saddle is a road saddle and the one with only the three large holes is a track saddle. The track saddle is also considerably narrower than the road saddle.
Woodbridge, VA USA
> Just to add to the Unica Nitor/plastic saddles discussion, a tidbit and a
> The tidbit: I have a Magistroni plastic saddle that looks just like the
> earlier all plastic Unica Nitor saddles. Standard steel rails,
> on sides smooth top with no holes. No adjuster bolt on it, either. It's
> in Mexico, not in Italy. Rides pretty comfy, especially compared to
> saddles that go flat with use. Weighs nothing.
> The question: does anyone on this topic know anything about a Unica Nitor
> saddle with many, many holes in it rather than just the three as seen on
> most all plastic models? I've come across one that has a few dozen holes
> least, all over the plac. It kind of looks like the hockey mask worn by
> Jason Vorhees (except black). It has the standard "UnicaNitor Brevettata"
> badge on the sides, but does not have an adjuster bolt. My first
> is that it has all the holes cut out to save weight or something. Any
> Ken Bensinger
> Brooklyn, NY