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Old 01-12-22, 08:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude View Post
After taking a detailed look at the rest of the bike, it seems the rider came up with a novel way of turning a rigid seatpost into a shock-absorbing one by removing the binder bolt and installing that V-shaped spring unit. If that makes sense; there doesn't seem to be any other reason for it.


DD
Uhhh, that's a Hite-Rite. The precurser to the modern dropper post. Possibly invented by, certainly marketed by Joe Breeze back in the day.
Jim
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