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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:30 pm 
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Can anyone recommend a large setback seatpost with 2 bolt micro adjust. dosn't have to be carbon. i'm also running a shim so have size options. running a 27.2 at the moment.
setback between 25-35mm would be good.
cheers,
Cyman.


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 Post subject: setback seatpost 27.2
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:41 pm 
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Thomson Masterpiece in 27.2 setback is only 158 gms, and they are rock-solid. But they only have 16mm setback.

25mm is about ideal for my bike, but I can make the Thomson work with the saddle slid back on the rails.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2012 7:07 pm 
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Ritchey has offerings with 20 and 25mm setback, but I haven't finished my build yet, so I can't weigh in.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2012 7:34 pm 
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Canyon's VCLS seatpost in 27.2 is great.. very comfortable, and you have adjustable setback all the way to 30 mm.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2012 11:54 pm 
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FSA, Deda, 3t and Zipp make them, among others.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2012 3:43 am 
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I have a 3T Dorico LTD that I'd sell you pretty reasonably, It came with my Cervelo R5 frameset, I needed a straight one as the 25mm setback goofed up my position, it might have 200 miles on it before my fitter pulled it off. PM me if you are interested


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2012 6:11 am 
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As mentioned, Ritchey has several posts w/ 25mm setback. I tried the Superlogic, but I couldn't get it to stop ticking when I'd go over a bump. Torqued to spec, used carbon paste, used round railed saddle, but I couldn't lose the sound.
http://www.excelsports.com/main.asp?pag ... 1&minor=19

I ended up using a Velo Orange Grand Cru, which has about 33mm setback. I don't have a scale, but it feels about the same in my hand as my Thomson masterpiece from another bike. It is well made and doesn't tick.
http://store.velo-orange.com/index.php/ ... tback.html

I've not tried it, but FSA makes a long setback post in 27.2.
http://www.excelsports.com/main.asp?pag ... 1&minor=19


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2012 12:48 pm 
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thanks for all the replys.
Any idea where i can get the Canyon's VCLS seatpost and how much.
cheers,
cyman

ok, just found it on there wesite.


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