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Thomson Setback vs. Profile Design Fast Forward

Old 09-07-04, 06:10 PM
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Thomson Setback vs. Profile Design Fast Forward

hi, i was wondering if the thomson setback is the same as the profile design fast forward. from what i've gathered.. the PD-Fast Forward seatpost allows you to move the seat forward more, cuz it's angled forward toward the handle bar. as for the thomson, is it suppose to be used in teh same way?
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Old 09-07-04, 06:23 PM
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no, you move away from the bar w/ the thomson
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Old 09-07-04, 06:26 PM
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ok.. thanks for the info phatman.. i kinda figured it would be so.
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A quick visit to the Thomson website verifies that you can, in fact, rotate to the seatpost to set-forward position.
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Originally Posted by MtnMan
A quick visit to the Thomson website verifies that you can, in fact, rotate to the seatpost to set-forward position.
sweet.. ur right.. it can go forward...

"Q - Can a setback seatpost be turned around and used as a "set forward" seatpost?
A - Yes, the setback seatpost can be used as a set forward seatpost. No modifications are necessary. The forward direction or set forward works well for triathalon bikes."
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I suppose I was wrong. well, the INTENDED use for the thomson is to have it set BACK, away from the bars, but if they say its aliright, suppose thats ok.

beware, though. if you do this, it'll put a lot of weight on your front wheel resulting in skiddish handling. theres an ariticle about doing this on the slowtwitch (triathlon) site.
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