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 Post subject: Seating dilemma
PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2007 2:45 pm 
Posh Mark
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Location: As far from the city as you can be ....
Me (again),

I’m after a new seat post for my Kona (27.0).

My dilemma is that after adding a 100mm front fork its tipped the saddle slightly upwards. The Tioga (please no comments) seatpost I’m using now is a twin bolt design that does allow for a bit of movement up and down but I don’t put much faith in the bolts.

I thought about using a 25.4 X-Lite Clikon and shimming it up to 27.0 but as I’m a reasonably hard rider and also some 15 stone I’m not sure if getting a thinner diameter post would make sense.

Any ideas? The movement does not need to be much but I would prefer something other than a single bolt. An SDG I beam would have been perfect but I can only find them in 27.2.

My bike can be seen in the gallery - the angle of the seat is not too obvious though


Many thanks,


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2007 2:57 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Thu May 31, 2007 8:17 pm
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Location: Wales/London
Try a Suntour XC pro seatpost - good looking and strong with two chunky bolts, I got a NOS one in 27.0mm size on ebay recently for about £7

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2007 4:24 pm 
BoTM Winner
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i have an xt , nos , 27.0 and made of steel

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