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Old 07-26-07, 05:35 PM   #1
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My seatpost can't slip, it's as long as the tube

I'd love to take credit for this, but it was an accident. My LBS ordered me
a Thompson, wasn't sure of the length, got me the longest one.

It was too long.

So they cut 1/8" off and now I have a post that will never, ever slip.

I feel more connected to the bike. Which is good, it feels more efficient.
Who would have thought a seatpost could bob a little? However, I feel the bumps
a little more.

Slipping seatposts has been a problem for me for years. If you remember the Italy pics I threw up, the darn seatpost has slid down in a couple.

Anyway... if you have problems with the post slipping, getting a real long seatpost might be worth trying.
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