Lightweight post recommendation and Alien Carbon question

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
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homegrown
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by homegrown

I have a Giant TCR carbon, so I need a longer seatpost (310mm preferably). Any suggestions on what is the best bet? I was looking at the Extralite for 120$ but its a little pricey, it may end up being more b/c of the Euro-dollar ratio. What about the FSA K-Force or Easton EC 70, both replaced with Ti bolts. An Alien Carbon looks promising, but last I heard the weren't compatible with Tune speedneedles (my saddle.) Anyone have any solutions to this problem? Thanks

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by 520 Dan

you might also look into the deda black stick. Those posts are close in weight to the alien but are longer, and have a more adjustable (easier at least) head. Plus, they're not that expensive.

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