Very few parts of a bike are more important than the saddle. Your saddle will determine how comfortable you are, which can have an impact on your performance levels. A high-quality saddle can make all the difference, so take the time to pick one that is right for you and your body.
Saddles come in a variety of shapes to suit your body, and also varying amount of padding levels to help with comfort. If you are riding with a good saddle, you won't notice it! Remember to also use a good pair of padded shorts!