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Old 01-24-21, 11:27 AM
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Cool C and V seatposts

I have a thing for cool seatposts, even retro-hipster ones like the Miche Supertype (one of my favorites)

Anyone recognize this one? I want to say it is a Rino? Why did they replace the top clamp?

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I guess for old seat posts- I think the Avocet is cool- I hear they have a tendency to break, so it's not on a 'well ridden' bike now- it just looks cool.

These are not mine- but mine looks the same:

Here it is on my 78 Trek TX700 in an intermediate stage of build:

TX700Built1 by Dave The Golden Boy, on Flickr

But I think my all around favorite is the Suntour XC Pro- it has all the adjustment I need and it's outrageously light. Lighter than the Superbe Pro or Dura Ace seat posts I've had.

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Nittor? Don't see too many of these. Needs a bit of polish but I'm sure it has a future.

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I've started to be a fan of these seatposts by Miche, 3ttt, Rino and Mavi

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HVZ special order seatpost, 2 bolt campy style.

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