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Old 05-13-15, 04:38 PM
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Cane Creek Thudbuster Feedback

I'm thinking of putting a ST Thudbuster on my 29'er hardtail, but I wanted to see if anyone could give me their experiences with them before I made the investment?

I did a search for a thread with the topic, and couldn't find any within a few years.
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Originally Posted by IcySmooth52 View Post
I'm thinking of putting a ST Thudbuster on my 29'er hardtail, but I wanted to see if anyone could give me their experiences with them before I made the investment?

I did a search for a thread with the topic, and couldn't find any within a few years.
I have a buddy who put one on his CX bike. Huge improvement on gravel road washboard, he says. I haven't ridden it - his bike is way too small for me, for one reason - but he's sold.

Obviously on a MTB, you are going to still need to get in the attack position for medium and large hits.
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I have 1 of each the Short travel is chosen when not a lot of post sticks out of the frame.. Seatposts.

Long travel is able to be more tuned to riders weight by having the elastomers divided in two sections to mix densities.
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Old 05-14-15, 05:31 PM
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Obviously on a MTB, you are going to still need to get in the attack position for medium and large hits.
Thanks for the responses. I'm sure even with an all mountain FS bike, I'd intuitively be on my pedals. I'm looking for something for roots really, and there's so many on the trails I'm around, you have to keep pedaling through most of them! The reason I'm going for the ST instead of the LT is I'd be paranoid about the range of saddle movement over the BB. The ST even worries me a bit on easily keeping up a spin while seated instead of being interrupted all the time with the seat shifting.
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I have read a fair amount of complaints about the bounce or kickback you get from the Thudbuster due to the lack of any dampening. Have you considered these, on the downside the Suntour weighs slightly more but has really good reviews. SR SUNTOUR SP12 NCX Suspension Seatpost | SR SUNTOUR NA Inc. Another one that looks really good is the NitroPro gas suspension seatpost, but I don't know if their still in business NitroPro - Gas Suspension Seatposts I tried to contact them as every review I read the price was 124.00 yet their site says 325.00 which is ridiculous, but I have yet to hear back from them. The Bodyfloat system is definitely more expensive but also has really good reviews, http://www.cirruscycles.com/collections/all Hope this helps.

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no damping,,I cannot Imagine,,,
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