A quality saddle requires layered complex manufacturing procedures. A standard production of a single Velo saddle can take up to twenty five steps to complete. Each step is carefully executed by a pair of well trained eyes and hands to work precision machines to ensure top-notch quality. Not all the steps can be done with machines. Multiple steps includes the skill of seasoned saddle manufacturing professionals to insure that the final product is fined-tuned and goes through rigorous quality control process.