Not everyone has the same amount of spine flexibility, and Fi'zi:k has utilized different levels of flex to differentiate its saddles into categories. Recently, Fi'zi:k has extended its thinking about how the spine relates to a bicycle's cockpit. The Cyrano is a series of handlebars and components that works in conjunction with saddle choice to create the optimal riding position. If you're extremely flexible, the Cyrano R3 Snake Handlebar is the ideal shape for you.
The Cyrano R3 Snake is virtually identical to its mate, the R1. The difference is that while the R1 is carbon fiber, the R3 is more economical aluminum Ergal. Yes, it weighs about 40 grams more than the R1, but for riders who like the security of aluminum versus the weight savings of carbon, it's ideal.