carbon frame alloy seatpost

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

I gave a friend a profile design FFWD alloy seatpost in order to use his carbon roadbike for a triathlon.
The seatpost was a very tight fit, I could not use carbon paste because it would no longer fit.

Is there any risk by doing so?
-Galvanic corrosion
- a too stiff alloy post in a more flexible carbon seat tube
-...

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sungod
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by sungod

if ridden in the wet, a metal loaded antiseize like park tool asc-1 might be best. and redo grease/antiseize every now and then, more often if there are wet rides

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