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Old 06-24-05, 01:00 PM   #1
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Seat post

I am shopping for a new seat post. I have only been biking for a month. I was wondering if I should go and get a carbon fiber seat post or just stay with Al alloy.

The reason I need a new one is because my leg make it so that I need a 11' of clearance form the exit of the seat post, thus I need to get a 360 mm seat post or longer.

Also if its need, my current seat post diameter is .0272 m Thanks for the input.
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Old 06-24-05, 01:05 PM   #2
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Go with a Thomson seatpost. It will last you forever. There is no need for a carbon post on a mountain bike.
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Stick with a good alloy post e.g. Thomson. They make a 27.2 x 410mm. Clickety click.

A carbon seatpost doesn't make much (if any) difference on any bike.
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