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Old 10-23-07, 11:49 PM   #1
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vintage friendly seatpost w/setback?

So I got my lady friend a Brooks B-17 Champion Special for her birthday, and you know the story. The post that worked with her old saddle doesn't quite have enough setback to give her a comfortable position. Any suggestions for a tasteful looking post in silver with some setback (27.2)?
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How much setback did you have / are you looking for? Would the ubiquitous SR LaPrade suit?
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I remember reading in the Rivendell Reader that the Simplex has the most setback of any vintage post.
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I remember reading in the Rivendell Reader that the Simplex has the most setback of any vintage post.
Interesting. Definitely need more setback than a Laprade, as that is about the same amount as what she has on there already.
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Most C&V-type bikes have more relaxed seat angles than a lot of modern bikes.

I have one of those Simplex seatposts (v heavy, good luck in finding one) and the setback isn't immensely greater than a Laprade. How much setback is required?
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