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    Good seat post and saddle?

    I posted this over in mechanics and got pointed here, so hopefully somebody can help...

    Hi all, this is my first post so sorry if I've missed something (although I did search). Anyways, I've had a Diamondbak Outlook (I want to say a '97 model) for years now and throughout this entire time I've had problems with the saddle bending on me. Now I'm a big guy, athletic 220lbs, so if I remain seated for even the smaller bumps it puts a lot of stress on the seat (I've used this mostly for city commuting). I was hoping the experts here could direct me towards a strong, heavy duty seat post, preferably with that neat little shock/suspension built in to hopefuly help distribute these stresses a little better as well as a heavy duty saddle that can hold up well. Does anybody have any ideas?

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    Mountain Man on a MTB Chris in WCVA's Avatar
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    Check out the posts. SOmebody asked recently if there was a solid seatpost sold for the same reason.

    I'm no expert by far, but here is a suggestion. If you are riding a road bike, will a mountain bike seat post fit it? MTB's are made to take a ton of punishment and you may get better wear. That is, if wieght isn't a prob, MTB components usually wieght more.
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    Call Wallbike.com They will prob suggest either a Flyer or a B67

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    I'm Uber rolling with a Thomson seatpost and a Brooks B67 saddle.

    Get a Thomson seatpost from Mike at http://smartbikeparts.com/prod_info....0c427a69b62ab1 Excellent service!

    +1 on getting a B67 at http://www.wallbike.com/B67.html Nice seat and service
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