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Carbon 26.2 seatpost Needed

Old 03-27-21, 04:31 PM
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Carbon 26.2 seatpost Needed

I am trying to upgrade the seat post of my Motobecane (70s) into a carbon one. The seat post size is 26.2, for which I don't see many options online. Any recommendation?
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Old 03-27-21, 05:55 PM
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Why? It will not be that much of a weight loss on a 70ís bike.
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Old 03-27-21, 09:49 PM
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If I wanted to do something like this I think I'd buy a 25.4mm carbon post and the 26.2 -> 25.4 shim. I don't have any recommendations on 25.4 carbon posts though.
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If I wanted to do something like this I think I'd buy a 25.4mm carbon post and the 26.2 -> 25.4 shim.

This.

Cannondale makes/sells 25.4 carbon posts and you can find no name ones on ebay new for pretty cheap.
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Thanks for the suggestions. After checking and thinking, I got a new 26.2 alloy Ergotec seatpost:
-the original seat post is very old and cannot handle a modern saddle, so I need a modern seat post
-As I'll upgrade this bike into a gravel bike, doesn't worth spending on carbon seat post for reducing weight.
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