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Old 02-20-08, 05:02 PM   #15
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OK, so on to the quest of improving the seat post. The only thing I can think of is to take a carbon fibre post which I understand would be stiffer and maybe have some better self-damping. So I am going to make a telescoping seatpost, with the top portion a 27.2x400mm long CF post, and the bottom an aluminium sleeve with QR.

Are there other suggestions for making the post stiffer?
Were you close to the max extension?

I made a telescoping seat post and do not experience the bobbing. However, neither of the two components of the seat post are close to their minimum insertion point.
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