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PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2007 3:33 pm 
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Hi all,
I just put my hands on a new WCS 1-bolt seatpost. I didn't see any around yet, so I'll post some impressions.

Weight is not bad at all. 221g for a 400x31.6 is very good actually, IMO. The bolt is large and heavy at 13g, with a Ti one you could save something (maybe ~6g?).

It looks very well designed to me. The clamp mechanism is smart: when you thighten the bolt, it threads inside the other silver part and forces the clamp around the saddle rails. The black thing in the middle is rubber and keeps the black alloy clamping parts aligned (maybe it could work without it? Should try).

Adjustment angle is infinite, there is a large and smooth clamping surface and most important when you tighten the bolt it won't change the angle you set! I found this very annoying with most seatposts.

Seems strong and sturdy, definitely an every day component (btw they recommend it for both road and mtb (even if it's only under road in Ritchey's website)).

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Thanks for pics ,and info.

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That clamp is pretty much the same as the seat clamps on the Scott Addict/ Ritchey WCS intergrated posts. Looks good, would consider trading in my 2007 version if it wasnt for the fact that the new 2008 version is actually heavier!! doh!

2007 version in 31.6/400 from ww listings is either 217 or 216 grams. The new 2008 version in this topic 221 grams! Shame really.


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I think you can save several grams by replacing the big bolt with a Ti one.

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apologies for digging up a really old thread. Does anybody have the bolt dimensions for the 1 bolt, bolt?
looking to upgrade to Ti but not found anything on the length of it?


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