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Old 03-29-13, 01:17 PM   #1
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Seat post setback question (w/pics)

So I'm wanting to get my seat back another 1/2" or so and wanted to buy a 25mm setback post, but I'm a little confused about whether or not my stock seat post is already 'setback' ?
Is this 'zero setback' ?

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Old 03-29-13, 07:01 PM   #2
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So I'm wanting to get my seat back another 1/2" or so and wanted to buy a 25mm setback post, but I'm a little confused about whether or not my stock seat post is already 'setback' ?
Is this 'zero setback' ?

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yes, that post does not have any setback. Try something like the Thomson Elite
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Old 03-29-13, 07:42 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply.
I was just browsing ebay and see a few of those up for bid right now, lot of good deals.
I'm trying to find the seatpost diameter for my 2011 gt avalanche with no luck
I've found earlier models and they are 27.2 and I've found 2012 and they say 30.9, for the life of me I can't find a 2011.
I guess I'll have to get a metric tape tomorrow and measure it.
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there is a lot 27.2 setback

http://www.fullspeedahead.com/produc...-SB25-Seatpost
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My stock Scott setback,
and now with a few more miles on single track I can see that small setback is needed.

Boyz, This seat is worth every penney,
Yesterdays ride was a hard 3 hours and NO, Nada, Zip, NONE, Not Any ass pain of any kind.
I finished up with a trail loop doing a hard push until I had nothing left in my legs, Untill I could not stand up on the pedals.
I made it through the change over from burning carbs and sugars to burning fat and It was very hard.


Just sayin,

Pic shows my small amount of setback.

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Old 03-31-13, 02:52 PM   #7
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It will say on the post.


I'm going to feel like the biggest idiot ever if it's stamped right on the post somewhere
I'll have to go check

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Old 03-31-13, 02:55 PM   #8
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My stock Scott setback,
and now with a few more miles on single track I can see that small setback is needed.

Boyz, This seat is worth every penney,
Yesterdays ride was a hard 3 hours and NO, Nada, Zip, NONE, Not Any ass pain of any kind.
I finished up with a trail loop doing a hard push until I had nothing left in my legs, Untill I could not stand up on the pedals.
I made it through the change over from burning carbs and sugars to burning fat and It was very hard.


Just sayin,

Pic shows my small amount of setback.



I went for another ~10 mile ride last night, still getting used to the sore sit-bones as well as sore-butt in general, haven't been on the bike since last fall, just started again 2 weeks ago, no pressure on the perineum is great though
I agree, the seat is worth every penny for sure. If anyone is interested you can get them cheaper on ebay/amazon than you can from their official site.
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It will say on the post.
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I'm going to feel like the biggest idiot ever if it's stamped right on the post somewhere
I'll have to go check
Yep. I'm an idiot.
Right on the bottom of the post 031.6mm
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