Canyon Ultimate CF SLX Owners... any seat tube cracks?

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yoshirider
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by yoshirider

There have been quite a few complaints on BikeRadar about seat tube cracks from the VCLS 1.0 and 2.0 seatposts flexing.

If you're having this issue, which seat post did you use and how much do you weigh?

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jekyll man
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by jekyll man

One of my mates has just started cracking down the seattube.

Response was basically "its not a stressed area, so can't crack there..."

Computer says no.....
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micky
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by micky

I've got 2 small lines on the seat tube; Im using a Ritchey WCS carbon and I weight 65kgs.

yoshirider
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by yoshirider

Uh oh. Better ask Canyon if they can send you the new larger seatpost clamp that they've been sending with the warranty replacements.

tomtom
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by tomtom

No cracks yet, VCLS 2.0 and 80kg! I will check this regularly.....
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arnoudrace
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by arnoudrace

Same here, 79kg's vcls 2.0. Loads of carbon paste, no cracking and seatpost doesn't lower (anymore). 5nm is really needed to keep it in place.

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by Krull

edit. wrong issue.
sorry vor mai bed englisch!

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