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Proper seatpost for Brooks fore/aft adjustment
Hey, all.. Trying to figure out a way to set my Flyer a little further back.. This model is notoriously skimpy with rail real estate.. It already sits atop a Look Ergopost 2, and is pushed as far back as it can go.. The company doesn't list the maximum setback anywhere, but it looks to be about 25-30mm, with a 40mm clamp.. (does anybody have the maximum setback on these?)
Saddle feels like it could still benefit from being set a little further back.
I searched around and found a couple of pricy options. 150-200 dollars for the FSA K-Force and Nitto Wayback. And then there was the Profile Design Fast Forward.
This post's designed to bring a rider up to 38mm closer to the handlebars, but I was wondering if it could be turned around to gain extra setback? Or would the clamp mechanism be at an awkward angle at that point? Would this put an unjust burden on the seat tube? I'd be curious to hear if anybody has experimented with this setup.