Thomson masterpiece post at max insertion- bad idea?

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by boots2000

I was considering using a Thomson masterpiece setback post on my new Specialized s-works 29er.
But when I installed it was at max insertion.
Would it be a bad idea to ride it like this? I am light, 64kg.

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by crohnsy

Max on the post or max on the seattube? Specialized has a minimum insertion marked on their seat tube.

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by musk3t

If at or over max insertion, simply cut down as needed. If past minimum insertion, then yes, bad idea, find a longer post.

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