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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:11 pm 
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I need a carbon seat-post with 0 setback. There are a lot of them out there, but almost all of the ones I've seen take up too much real estate along the rails (front to back). When they're too wide, I can't get the saddle where I want it (nose to BB setback).

I need something like the Bontrager XXX Race seatpost, but they don't come in 0 setback.

I'd appreciate any suggestions.

It's the last piece I need to finish out my new EVO:
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:41 pm 
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I have a Token superlite. Mine's oversize for my regular SS but I think your bike takes a 27.2mm?

One source http://www.tufonorthamerica.biz/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_100&products_id=632

Graphics came off with some 800 and 2000 grit paper. It's 350mm long so can be cut down safely too.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:52 pm 
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That looks a lot like the Q2 post I have in the garage, which is too wide.

Do you mind taking a measurement from the back to the front of the clamping surface?


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:31 am 
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Someone pointed me to Enve, and that looks like a winner.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:46 am 
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the bontrager xxx lite comes in a no setback, ive been using one on my supersix. Im getting rid of it actually because I just bought a fm066sl frame that takes a 27.2 seat post.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:59 am 
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If I recall correctly, a Ritchey 1-bolt post would be a bit lighter than the Enve post, this being weight weenies and all.... Clamping area isn't overly wide either.

I gave my post to my father so I can't go and weigh it, but I think my 27.2 post weighed in at something like 150-160g?


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 11:29 am 
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3T Ionic O... ?


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 11:35 am 
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Stolichnaya wrote:
3T Ionic O... ?

Yes! Thanks, I found that one last night.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 11:35 am 
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deermatt wrote:
the bontrager xxx lite comes in a no setback, ive been using one on my supersix. Im getting rid of it actually because I just bought a fm066sl frame that takes a 27.2 seat post.


I'm not seeing a 0 SB option listed here, under the details tab:
http://www.bontrager.com/model/00286


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 11:39 am 
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kya wrote:
Ritchey 1-bolt post would be a bit lighter than the Enve post


I like lighter, and it's cheaper.

Between the Ritchey, 3T, and Enve - are they all about equal in terms of clamp adjustment and ease of setup?


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 11:50 am 
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Why carbon ? I have the same frame as yours with an Alloy seatpost 116g .£64 + £10 P/P

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/6KCycles-Ultr ... 43bab6bd75

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:32 pm 
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I need to replace the one I have on there now, so I may as well get a carbon one.

I have an extra Q2 post, which has a mount like the one you've linked to, and it's too wide.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 1:04 pm 
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rijndael wrote:
Between the Ritchey, 3T, and Enve - are they all about equal in terms of clamp adjustment and ease of setup?


From my research, the 3T's DiffLock is adjustable in .5 degree increments.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 1:41 pm 
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rijndael wrote:
deermatt wrote:
the bontrager xxx lite comes in a no setback, ive been using one on my supersix. Im getting rid of it actually because I just bought a fm066sl frame that takes a 27.2 seat post.


I'm not seeing a 0 SB option listed here, under the details tab:
http://www.bontrager.com/model/00286" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;



bontrager on a cannondale is blasphemy anyway

what about fsa ?

and then of course there are ritchey, easton, 3t, syntace


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 1:49 pm 
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GT56 wrote:
bontrager on a cannondale is blasphemy anyway
LOL. I was going to remove it, if I went that route.

Syntace and FSA won't work, based on some pics I found of them.

Easton could work, but I think they're heavier than the other options.


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