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Old 11-05-09, 03:01 PM   #1
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Decent 26.8 carbon post?

So far allI can find in carbon posts for my Kilo are these.....

http://www.pricepoint.com/detail/127...n-Seatpost.htm

And aparently Easton makes one also but its not available anywhere.
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Old 11-05-09, 04:46 PM   #2
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Last time I checked the ordering form Thomson Elite came in all sorts of weird sizes. If you need carbon specifically you might try FSA.
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treat yourself. go titanium.
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Old 11-07-09, 06:47 AM   #5
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Thompson is the only company in existence that makes seat posts. Trust no other. Sort of like Chris King is the only headset maker on the planet.
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Thompson is the only company in existence that makes seat posts. Trust no other. Sort of like Chris King is the only headset maker on the planet.
you owe thomson an apology for that example.
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26.8 is NOT a common size and you won't find other Carbon post really. The Sette Edge post are nice and pretty decent quality. If you can live without setback, then get it.
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it is now a common size in the realm of fixed gears.
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Old 11-07-09, 08:17 AM   #10
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it is now a common size in the realm of fixed gears.
AS far as I know just the Kilos and SE?

Soma, Pake EAI, Raliegh, Sulry, Schwinn, Spec, Trek, Cinelli, Jamis and others use 27.2 in their Track frames.

Why not just go 27.0 or even better 27.2. Some of the most common smaller size posts.

27.2 being the most common, followed by 31.6.

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Nitto makes them. that woudl be my choice
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Nitto makes them. that woudl be my choice
Nitto makes carbon? He has for CARBON, not Aluminum.
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Nitto makes carbon? He has for CARBON, not Aluminum.
who gives a ****.
i bet he has deep Vs and wanting a carbon post.
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who gives a ****.
i bet he has deep Vs and wanting a carbon post.
Huh, the OP dumb*ss!
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you have gears in your sig, go away
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Old 11-07-09, 05:51 PM   #16
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you have gears in your sig, go away
anyone with gears in their signature is much stupider than you!
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26.8 and not 28.6?

Just checking. I made that mistake once.

If it's 28.6, USE's alien is great.

Carbon Race Face in 26.8... ZZzzZZzz...

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Old 11-07-09, 06:42 PM   #18
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this is just as light as carbon. but not carbon. if you're looking for the lightness, get this. if you're looking for the vibration dampening qualities, this is aluminum, so keep looking

http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?m...8&currency=USD

the crabon easton EA70 comes in 26.8

http://www.cambriabike.com/shopexd.asp?ID=79904
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you owe thomson an apology for that example.
Adriano,

Ha ha. Hey, I think the world of Chris King headsets. I'll agree that Thompson takes seat posts to a level not seen before. Absolutely no other production item even comes close.
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who gives a ****.
i bet he has deep Vs and wanting a carbon post.
not veeps,CXP22s....but Im looking for comfort since I dont drive anymore,the bike is a daily ride+/- 20 miles a day.

just for an idea her it is........

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Im looking for comfort
new saddle first?
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not veeps,CXP22s....but Im looking for comfort since I dont drive anymore,the bike is a daily ride+/- 20 miles a day.

just for an idea her it is........

CF post in not going to give you any more comfort to be totally honest! This comes form a guy who's road bike is all carbon.
You want comfort? 25-28c tires, I nice saddle and a Titanium post!! It will flex a little and give and has vibration dampening qualities. I used on on the MTB hard tail for years and a HUGE difference.

A smaller diameter post like 26.8 will flex a a lot.
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you have gears in your sig, go away
And your an IDIOT and have zero idea what your talking about.
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i do know that bike has to be too small for him with a stem that long...
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I'm not sure if I should first suggest a front brake or to lay those bricks flat and put the pedal on them to keep from scratching up his BB shell.
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