HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 13 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Suggestions for seatpost
PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2012 11:22 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Jan 08, 2011 10:33 pm
Posts: 79
Building up my EVO......
Handle bars > Zipp SL
Stem > Zipp beyond black Service Course

but cant decide on a seat post? must be zero offset...

Thomson?
USE > Alien?

Any ideas....?

_________________
Caad9 BBQ Durace7800 build
http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=82445#p721875


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Suggestions for seatpost
Posted: Wed May 09, 2012 11:22 pm 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 12:54 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed Jun 09, 2010 2:52 am
Posts: 14
I like the woodman EL post for a zero offset. Should end up around 140grams for a 27.2, depending on the length you need.

_________________
2014 Madone 7 DA9000
2011 Supersix
2009 Storck Absolutist 0.9
2006 Orbea Opal
2005 CAAD 8
2002 Principia RS6 pro
2001 Eddy Merckx Team SC
1985 Pinarello Montello SLX
1981 Mercian king of mercia
1979 Colnago Super


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 1:15 am 
Offline

Joined: Fri Jun 06, 2008 11:41 am
Posts: 201
Location: Bucks County PA USA
Thomson Masterpiece all the way. Lightweight, bombproof, looks good.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Suggestions for seatpost
PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 1:17 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Jan 06, 2007 9:47 pm
Posts: 3553
Location: Pittsburgh
Mcfk, parts of passion, AX, schmolke

_________________
RUEGAMER 5.21kg, 11.48lbs

CRUMPTON 4.40kg, 9.70lbs


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 5:58 am 
Offline
Shop Owner
User avatar

Joined: Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:28 am
Posts: 112
Location: North Bend, WA
good write up on seatpost in the latest VeloNews. Generally the best based on their tests is a carbon (versus alu) one with offset (versus streight). many models tested there

_________________
----------------------------------------------
Racing and Training Cycling Tires
www.tiremaniacs.com


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 8:52 am 
Offline

Joined: Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:04 pm
Posts: 241
I am just about at the end of my evo build; front cockpit same as yours (beyond black stem looks really nice). I have gone for alien cyclops, should arrive Friday. I went back and forth for ages but in terms of weight, looks (plain) and value couldn't find anything to beat it.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 9:00 am 
Offline
Tinker, Taylor, Tart
User avatar

Joined: Sat Nov 29, 2008 8:00 pm
Posts: 1739
Location: Sydney, 'straylia
Go Alien Cyclops and change the stem for a USE Race to match it. Colars and cuffs chaps, collars and cuffs...


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 10:33 am 
Offline

Joined: Sun Jul 10, 2011 9:03 am
Posts: 292
martinSL wrote:
good write up on seatpost in the latest VeloNews. Generally the best based on their tests is a carbon (versus alu) one with offset (versus streight). many models tested there


I can't seem to find that test. Is it available only to subscribers?

_________________
r o y g b i v


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 1:57 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sat Aug 29, 2009 4:30 pm
Posts: 1542
ldamelio wrote:
Thomson Masterpiece all the way. Lightweight, bombproof, looks good.

+1
I'm using the setback version, but I see you want the straight, which they also make.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 2:05 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Oct 07, 2011 2:08 pm
Posts: 1365
Token seatpost, cut it down some, and you will get it under a 100grms easy .


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 2:36 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:47 pm
Posts: 91
Location: Hong Kong
Syncros Ti, one of the strongest post.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Suggestions for seatpost
PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 4:28 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Aug 31, 2011 2:36 am
Posts: 146
Syntace P6 HiFlex, Ritchey SuperLogic and MCFK were the best carbon seatposts according to the most recent Tour magazine test. The Ritchey WCS Alloy was the best non-carbon seatpost.

_________________
Time VXRS Ulteam (7.16 kg)
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=120268


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Suggestions for seatpost
Posted: Thu May 10, 2012 4:28 pm 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 5:31 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:04 am
Posts: 2375
Location: Mississippi
I just picked up an Extralite UL for my CAAD10.....very nice! :thumbup: :beerchug:

_________________
Cervelo R3

http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=125962


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 13 posts ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot], Google Adsense [Bot], MattSoutherden, Miller and 41 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Seatpost suggestions and fitting feedback

[ Go to page: 1, 2 ]

in Road

CBJ

22

1245

Tue Feb 18, 2014 4:34 pm

CBJ View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. any suggestions for a 10' 130 or 140 stem?

in Road

mauiguy

5

679

Thu Jan 02, 2014 11:11 pm

bm0p700f View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Clear coat suggestions

in Road

indywagon

8

835

Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:34 pm

indywagon View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Brake dilemma. Suggestions?

in Road

dgasmd

14

1109

Wed Feb 19, 2014 8:10 pm

barsook77 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Saddle Suggestions with Level Rails.

in Road

weeracerweenie

11

817

Thu May 29, 2014 6:05 am

weeracerweenie View the latest post


It is currently Sat Nov 22, 2014 2:29 pm

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB