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Old 06-27-07, 03:22 PM   #51
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And here's another standard seat post from Performance that is on sale for $15 - minus the 10% BF coupon for $13.50. It's a few ounces lighter than the Kalloy.

http://www.performancebike.com/shop/...slisearch=true
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Old 06-27-07, 05:28 PM   #52
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Wow, agreeing with Tom, again.
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Old 06-29-07, 03:15 AM   #53
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Out of curiosity, why do you suggest the B17? I'm considering the B67 'S' because of the statement about it at Wallbike.com (bold text mine to highlight the part relevant to me):
The B17 is good, but the B67 is better for upright riding posture. Now, Brooks offers the B68, which is a 67 without the springs, if weight is an issue. It is a single rail saddle like the 67 and will mount on any modern seatpost. Go with an inexpensive seatpost because they do the same job as the other$.

I have two 67's and never noticed any break-in issues. They were perfect right out of the box. Many people find them so.
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