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    clydeworthy seat post / maybe a lay back...

    Any out there? i was looking at eastons...

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    I've destroyed Eastons/RF/Titec.

    Thomson is the best, period. I ran a 27.2 set-back for a while and it held up just fine when I cased landings and such. I run all straight thomsons now, even on the cruiser although I wish the set-back I have fit the cruiser, but alas it's just a groovy looking pencil sharpener holder right now.

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    why did you use a laid back? For more room? Essentially thats what i'm looking for.

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    Get thomson and don't look back.

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    thomson thomson thomson

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    Wasn't there a post like this a month ago "what's so great about Thomson"? And wasn't the final decision that Thomson stands up to everything you can throw at it? You can buy a Thomson Elite in lay back for $67 at bluesky. The only thing you need to be careful of is that every bike you own from now on must have the same diameter seattube, since you will only ever need that Thomson seatpost for the rest of your life.

    In other words, buy the Thomson right now!!!

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    Thomson and Azonic are very strong
    the trick is ENJOYING YOUR LIFE EACH DAY, don't waste them away wishing for better days

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    Yep

    Quote Originally Posted by TsunamiMike
    why did you use a laid back? For more room? Essentially thats what i'm looking for.
    Yes. I needed it on another bike, but when I built the Spack I didn't thus the "extra" seatpost sitting around. Thomsons are pricey (especially new), but they are not too bad on ebay or around here. Go Thomson.

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    Thomson's are great posts, I have them on 4 of my bikes. I also have a FSA K force carbon post on my C'dale 1FG that has held up fine for the past 3 years with my 250lb weight.

    BTW you can get a Thomsom for $60 at bikeman.com

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    ok so thompsons the way...

    what difference is there laid back or straight/?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TsunamiMike
    ok so thompsons the way...

    what difference is there laid back or straight/?
    angle brotha- the layback gives you more cockpit room- good for us lanky clydes with short leg to height ratio's. it can in effect "stretch" the top tube another inch or so....

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    layback on Thomson is a claimed 5/8".

    the titec hellbent is pretty darn strong & 1.5" setback (not light at all & I've seen 'em on the 'bay regularly)... and I haven't bent my '05 style easton ea-70. up to ~240lbs here.
    Quote Originally Posted by TsunamiMike
    ok so thompsons the way...

    what difference is there laid back or straight/?
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    Thomson Forever!

    You can try all the other flavors of seatposts out there, but in the end there is only one "KING" of the posts and that's THOMSON. Bar none!

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