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    Thomson layback - not enough tilt adjustment?

    Anyone else have problems with insufficient range of adjustment to get saddle level on the layback post?
    Front bolt bottomed out...

    Is there another top clamp avail with more front clearance for slacker seat tubes/less than horizontal saddle rails?

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    I remember it was a close fit for me and I thought it was badly designed... A new top clamp will not help if you bottomed out the bolt, you would need a bottom clamp with an angle.

    One way or another they don't exist as far as I know but Thomson are very responsive to e-mails so ask them directly.
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    mine was fine...73deg STA . What is your STA?

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    Mine was fine with a 72deg STA.


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    Make sure the top piece of the clamp isn't reversed...

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    Rigid.

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    Actual STA is 69.5deg, effective 74deg

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    I can see that being a problem!
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    As you've probably noted, saddles with seat rails that are closer to horizontal make the problem worse. WTB saddles seem to be common offenders in this area. If you're not terribly attached to your current saddle, see if you can find one with more more angle in the seat rails.

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