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    New Command Post

    I wanted a new Command Post for my Enduro Comp 29 in the 125mm variety, so I called Specialized and asked how long the post was as it is not listed on the website. The rep said total length is irrelevant as the post is made to go up and down. What?

    I argued with the guy for 5 minutes but he could not grasp why knowing the total length of the post was important. He kept coming back to his idea that since the post was height adjustable, there was no need to know how long the post was. I was getting nowhere so I asked for someone more knowledgeable.

    The same guy came back on a couple minutes later and said he pulled a 125mm out of a bike and it measured "around 380mm". He also stated that 380mm is longer than most other posts on the market. ?????? That was still a bunch of nonsense so I excused myself from the conversation and ordered the post online anyway. I felt like I was in a big box store trying to get info from a clueless kid who would rather be selling treadmills.

    So...for anyone else wondering about the new Command Post here is the info that is plain as day on the back of the packaging:

    75mm 0/25mm/75mm 340mm long 425g
    100mm 0/35mm/100mm 390mm long 455g
    125mm 0/35mm/125mm 430mm long 475g

    I have the 125mm and can confirm that it is 430mm long and weighs 560g. This weight included the post and everything in the plastic accessory package (cable, housing, noodle, clamp, plastic bag, etc...). I suppose you could take off a couple grams for the plastic packaging to have a more accurate total weight.

    It's a good thing the Specialized engineers are smarter than their website contact employees.

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    Quote Originally Posted by titusquasi View Post
    It's a good thing the Specialized engineers are smarter than their website contact employees.
    But not smart enough to use more than a single bolt for the seat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Technician View Post
    But not smart enough to use more than a single bolt for the seat.
    Very true. I would much prefer a two bolt clamp. I was needing a dropper with an offset and they are hard to come by. This and the Giant model were my options.

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    The single bolt is probably one of the things I like the MOST about my Command Post. Super easy adjustment. I freaking HATED adjusting the seat on the older 2-bolt designs. A little carbon prep paste on the rotating bits and I've had zero issues with the seat moving. This is all with the previous version though, haven't tried the newest one. YMMV.

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    Quote Originally Posted by titusquasi View Post
    I wanted a new Command Post for my Enduro Comp 29 in the 125mm variety, so I called Specialized and asked how long the post was as it is not listed on the website. The rep said total length is irrelevant as the post is made to go up and down. What?

    I argued with the guy for 5 minutes but he could not grasp why knowing the total length of the post was important. He kept coming back to his idea that since the post was height adjustable, there was no need to know how long the post was. I was getting nowhere so I asked for someone more knowledgeable.

    The same guy came back on a couple minutes later and said he pulled a 125mm out of a bike and it measured "around 380mm". He also stated that 380mm is longer than most other posts on the market. ?????? That was still a bunch of nonsense so I excused myself from the conversation and ordered the post online anyway. I felt like I was in a big box store trying to get info from a clueless kid who would rather be selling treadmills.

    So...for anyone else wondering about the new Command Post here is the info that is plain as day on the back of the packaging:

    75mm 0/25mm/75mm 340mm long 425g
    100mm 0/35mm/100mm 390mm long 455g
    125mm 0/35mm/125mm 430mm long 475g

    I have the 125mm and can confirm that it is 430mm long and weighs 560g. This weight included the post and everything in the plastic accessory package (cable, housing, noodle, clamp, plastic bag, etc...). I suppose you could take off a couple grams for the plastic packaging to have a more accurate total weight.

    It's a good thing the Specialized engineers are smarter than their website contact employees.
    Thanks for the info and the weights. Did you happen to weight the post only without the accessory package materials just to confirm that your scale agrees with the post itself being 475g?
    Why in the world do they give weights of the posts NOT including the hardware?!? Talk about desceptive.

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    The new command is not using the single bolt anymore, they have something else. The new head has a new problem: To put the saddle horizontal you have to move it all the way to one end of the adjustment range. You would think the neutral position would be the center of adjustment range.

    I guess you are right, their engineers are not that smart

    Version 1: Proprietary cable
    Version 2: Lever that does not fit well with other components on the bar and is crazy hard to pull
    Version 3: Seat post head that has to be on the edge of adjustment range

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrozCountry View Post
    Version 3: Seat post head that has to be on the edge of adjustment range
    Not having this issue. Seat is horizontal at any point of adjustment. Perhaps a pic would help?

    Also, new single bolt is holding well for me. No slippage in rough terrain. The saddle still blasts out like a hydraulic ram, even at low pressure, but I think major improvements from the last version.

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    New Command Post

    Quote Originally Posted by CrozCountry View Post
    The new command is not using the single bolt anymore, they have something else. The new head has a new problem: To put the saddle horizontal you have to move it all the way to one end of the adjustment range. You would think the neutral position would be the center of adjustment range.
    This is from page 2 of the instruction guide:

    "The Saddle head offset is 20mm with the bolt head on the drive-side, 10mm with the bolt head on the non-drive-side."


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    Quote Originally Posted by albertdc View Post
    Thanks for the info and the weights. Did you happen to weight the post only without the accessory package materials just to confirm that your scale agrees with the post itself being 475g?
    Why in the world do they give weights of the posts NOT including the hardware?!? Talk about desceptive.
    That would have been a smart move but, unfortunately, I did not get that weight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Biking Brazilian View Post
    This is from page 2 of the instruction guide:

    "The Saddle head offset is 20mm with the bolt head on the drive-side, 10mm with the bolt head on the non-drive-side."Tapatalk
    Does this change the angles too?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrozCountry View Post
    Does this change the angles too?
    It means that you can choose the offset where the head attaches to the rails. Dunno if it means that if you're at the end of the adjustment "curve" on the head, if you can switch the bolt/rail attachment around and get a bit more range or not. What bike are you putting this on where you have to be at the end of the curve to get the seat horizontal? Sounds like a slack seat tube angle issue... maybe v3 was designed for Spec model seat tube angles. OTOH if you're putting this on a Spec frame, I dunno...

    Couple other things:

    - v3 lever is identical to v2 lever (note that both v2 and v3 have different levers depending on whether the post is OEM, in which case the lever is designed to be mated as a lock-on for Spec grips, or if it's aftermarket, in which case the lever has a hinged bar attachment, which is narrower than the OEM one but doesn't lock to the grips). Never had any problems with cable pull on v2, unless the housing was getting old and kinked and needed to be replace. I also straightened the noodle a bit to make the angle less acute.

    - v3 head is still a single bolt, though the head design is different w/o the fully rotating pieces (and thus more limited adjustment range).

    - I picked up a v3 one to replace my v2. One of the reasons was the claimed 100g weight reduction. Got it home and compared to my v2, and the weight is EXACTLY THE SAME. WTF? I returned it.

    Looking at the website now, it looks like the v3 description is actually just a copy/paste from v2... and v2 very likely actually did have a weight reduction from v1. Lame.

    v2:
    Specialized Bicycle Components

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    Interestingly, Spec bikes that ship with a command post are now using the "IR" version of v3 that is internally routed, but the don't sell this one aftermarket! Probably because in order to route the cable you need to drill a hole in the down tube. Looking at some 2014 Enduros in the shop, that is the difference. With 1x11, they ditched the front der, so now use that cable location for routing the command post cable down the underside of the down tube, then there's now a small hole just before the bottom of the down tube that the cable goes into, and the cable guide rubber piece there has been modified to protect this hole.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimw View Post

    - I picked up a v3 one to replace my v2. One of the reasons was the claimed 100g weight reduction. Got it home and compared to my v2, and the weight is EXACTLY THE SAME. WTF? I returned it.

    Looking at the website now, it looks like the v3 description is actually just a copy/paste from v2... and v2 very likely actually did have a weight reduction from v1. Lame.
    Thank you for posting this information! I got excited about the claimed 100g diet as well, and then noticed the copy/paste that had occurred, so figured that in fact the weight didn't change. I was still hoping, however, for some reduction. Bummed to hear the answer, but thankful to at least know it for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimw View Post
    It means that you can choose the offset where the head attaches to the rails. Dunno if it means that if you're at the end of the adjustment "curve" on the head, if you can switch the bolt/rail attachment around and get a bit more range or not. What bike are you putting this on where you have to be at the end of the curve to get the seat horizontal? Sounds like a slack seat tube angle issue... maybe v3 was designed for Spec model seat tube angles. OTOH if you're putting this on a Spec frame, I dunno...
    It was on a new Enduro 29 Expert that I demoed. I had to swing the saddle all the way nose down to get it a couple of degrees past horizontal. Lots of 29ers have a bent seat tube to accommodate the rear wheel, like the Enduro. You would think that horizontal would be the center position of the angle adjustment or somewhere around that.

    I have to say lever action is on another level from version 2. Huge improvement there, just by itself a reason to upgrade (if the angles work).

    I also use straighter noodle on the version 2, with brand new cables and housing with very wide curves. Took a while to make it acceptable, but still no where hear the version 3 or Reverb. Just acceptable. Maybe less air pressure will put less pressure on the mechanisms to release easier. Or maybe teflon cables, who knows. I think its the post itself that has a strong spring.

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    Hmm. The seatpost angle on the E29 is pretty high angle, i.e. good... weird that it still requires adjusting to the end of the range of the head.

    As far as the lever, all I can say is that the lever itself is exactly the same between v2 and v3. So that just leaves the cable housing/noodle, and the actuator at the head - maybe that was improved. Anyway, think I'm gonna stick with v2 for a while. Though the IR version on the E29 at the shop felt like the post itself had a bit smoother action.

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    I have a 2014 Stumpjumper FSR Expert Evo 26" with the Command Post IR.

    I totally feel like CrozCountry:

    The adjustment (nose tilt up/down) works for me. But there is not much wiggle room.
    If my seat angle was any slacker, I couldnīt adjust my saddle level.

    Also I turned the head of the seatpost to the 10mm setback position and would prefer if it was 0mm setback = straight.

    But I have very long legs and a lot of seatpost extension, that is probably why.

    @jimw:
    The effective seatpost angle is steep on the Enduro, but the actual isnīt. The seattube has a curve and is actually 69° or something, pretty slack - actual...

    Thatīs probably why.

    Maybe Specialized could give us a non setback head for the command post.
    That would be very awesome!

    Greetings Znarf

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    Command IR

    The new IR post is the best so far, and one of only a few to have setback! which is great.
    With the 0mm offset post's you just can not get the saddle back the get me knee's over the pedals. Most people that come into work have there saddle to far forward and not getting the full power from there leg's.

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    Yeah, that is right for a lot of people. But for me ;-) - I have very long legs and a short torso. Iīd ideally need a zero or even "negative" setback post.


    But aside from that, the Command Post IR seems solid and reliable.
    I hope it is more maintenance free than my Reverbs. Love them in feel and concept, but they donīt REALLY hold up.

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    Can anyone post the length of 125mm version, from top of frame collar to seat rail? Us shorter riders would like to know if we can use 125mm version. Thanks. That Gravity Dropper, is 8 1/2 inches from frame collar to seat rails in 125mm version, too long for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hoolie View Post
    Can anyone post the length of 125mm version, from top of frame collar to seat rail? Us shorter riders would like to know if we can use 125mm version. Thanks. That Gravity Dropper, is 8 1/2 inches from frame collar to seat rails in 125mm version, too long for me.
    Looks like about 7 1/4 inches on mine, which is a v2. The v3/current ones have a different head, so that measurement might be off a little, but it's still gonna be way less than that GD measurement.

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    I just want to pipe in and say that the command post in all its versions has been the only dropper post to provide consistent hassle free service for me. I've owned three, and never had a problem with any of them. Rock Solid, I cannot say the same for any other dropper post out there.
    Is it the smoothest performer? No. Does it have infinite adjustability? No. Is the single bolt clamp ideal? No. Does it stay on my bike, working perfectly, day in and day out? YES. Nuff said.

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    Quote Originally Posted by morandi View Post
    I just want to pipe in and say that the command post in all its versions has been the only dropper post to provide consistent hassle free service for me. I've owned three, and never had a problem with any of them. Rock Solid, I cannot say the same for any other dropper post out there.
    Is it the smoothest performer? No. Does it have infinite adjustability? No. Is the single bolt clamp ideal? No. Does it stay on my bike, working perfectly, day in and day out? YES. Nuff said.
    Ditto here. It's basically been trouble-free and I needed a setback post, so I'm really happy with it.

    I had version 1 and have my seat slammed all the way back and weigh 225. And there were occasions when I came down hard and the seat rotated back. I suspect they went with the single bolt thinking that in extreme stress it's better for the seat to rotate vs. stress the seat tube, but that's just a guess.

    My new bike has a different diameter post, so I got a new Blacklite one month ago. I did notice the new design is slightly odd when adjusting the fore/aft and angle of the seat, but once set I've had zero issues.

    As long as it continues to work reliably when I push the button, I'll be a happy camper.

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    Count me in with the people having good luck with the command post. Mines been ridden 4k miles and no issues to speak of.

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    Ditto here. Except I like the single-bolt clamp and non-infinite adjustability.

    Couple other things. Just wanted to correct some info I posted a while back earlier in the thread. The IR version of the post *is* available now aftermarket. If you don't have a frame routed for it though you'd have to drill a hole in your downtube for the cable entry.

    Also, if you're running a single ring setup, you can get the awesome new "SRL" lever:
    Specialized Bicycle Components

    It goes where your front shifter would have been. Looks like and works just like a shifter, but controls the seat. Way more ergonomic and easier to use on the trail in tricky spots where you don't want to move your hands at all. I've had one for a few weeks now and love it. It should theoretically work with any other cable-actuated post as well.

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    I'm due to replace the cable on my blacklite. I only have derailleur cables laying around, will that work? Or do I need a brake cable?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JACKL View Post
    Ditto here. It's basically been trouble-free and I needed a setback post, so I'm really happy with it.

    I had version 1 and have my seat slammed all the way back and weigh 225. And there were occasions when I came down hard and the seat rotated back. I suspect they went with the single bolt thinking that in extreme stress it's better for the seat to rotate vs. stress the seat tube, but that's just a guess.

    My new bike has a different diameter post, so I got a new Blacklite one month ago. I did notice the new design is slightly odd when adjusting the fore/aft and angle of the seat, but once set I've had zero issues.

    As long as it continues to work reliably when I push the button, I'll be a happy camper.
    In the past I've posted on fixing the slipping issue- which has worked well for me, and I've had 3 Spec droppers, one since they first came out.

    To prevent slipping...

    Grease all interfacing surfaces (this applies to the Blacklite - I don't know if it will make a difference on the IR version, which I just picked up).

    Tighten well.

    Grab seat and yank it around in all directions. You'll often hear a small creak or two.

    Re-tighten. You'll likely get an additional 1/8 to 1/4 turn.

    With the heel of your hand give the seat a few good whacks. You may hear another tiny creak.

    Re-tighten. You may get an additional 1/16 to 1/8 of a turn.

    Repeat the beatings on the post/seat until creaks stop and you can no longer tighten the fixing bolt with appropriate torque.

    Has never failed me.

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    New Command Post

    Go with a KS and you won't need to dick around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ebenke View Post
    Go with a KS and you won't need to dick around.
    Maybe if they had a setback.

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    New Command Post

    Mine has an offset. Works great. Before the KS I had two Captain Posts. Nothing but issues and rebuilds every few months. Junk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by toyotatacomaTRD View Post
    I'm due to replace the cable on my blacklite. I only have derailleur cables laying around, will that work? Or do I need a brake cable?
    ONLY a der cable will work. Brake cable OD too big

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimw View Post
    Ditto here. Except I like the single-bolt clamp and non-infinite adjustability.

    Couple other things. Just wanted to correct some info I posted a while back earlier in the thread. The IR version of the post *is* available now aftermarket. If you don't have a frame routed for it though you'd have to drill a hole in your downtube for the cable entry.

    Also, if you're running a single ring setup, you can get the awesome new "SRL" lever:
    Specialized Bicycle Components

    It goes where your front shifter would have been. Looks like and works just like a shifter, but controls the seat. Way more ergonomic and easier to use on the trail in tricky spots where you don't want to move your hands at all. I've had one for a few weeks now and love it. It should theoretically work with any other cable-actuated post as well.
    This. It is actually a SRAM XO shift paddle. Apparently the folks in Morgan Hill listened to the people who were modifying a front shifter to use as their command post lever, as being a better solution than what came with the post.
    Go ride your bike.

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    Question to people who have bought aftermarket command posts and fitted them to non-Specialized bikes:

    1) specialized makes a seat post clamp with a slot for the cable to run through, but assuming you don't have this, how are you locating the cable. Or controlling the cable as it bends to head along the top tube - to minimise cable rub etc?

    (post pics if you want)

    Thanks in advance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by purdyboy View Post
    1) specialized makes a seat post clamp with a slot for the cable to run through, but assuming you don't have this, how are you locating the cable. Or controlling the cable as it bends to head along the top tube - to minimise cable rub etc?
    You just leave it hanging on the side of the frame. It is not really necessary. Other posts don't have that clamp and totally fine. It's a nice finish touch, nothing more. The cable is short and stiff and does not move around.

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    I was able to pick up a used Command Post IR, two questions:

    The set screw piece that connects the cable to the bottom of the seat post, is there a replacement piece for that (is it a specific Specialized part)? I am missing that piece.

    2: I have a 2012 SJ FSR 29 Comp, I thought that it had internal routing for the dropper, but that doesn't appear to be the case, as I don't see any exit holes for the cables? So if that's the case, just sell the IR and get one that's not designed to be internally routed.

    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Corm View Post
    I was able to pick up a used Command Post IR, two questions:

    The set screw piece that connects the cable to the bottom of the seat post, is there a replacement piece for that (is it a specific Specialized part)? I am missing that piece.

    2: I have a 2012 SJ FSR 29 Comp, I thought that it had internal routing for the dropper, but that doesn't appear to be the case, as I don't see any exit holes for the cables? So if that's the case, just sell the IR and get one that's not designed to be internally routed.

    Thanks.
    You'll need the non ir for that bike I'm pretty sure. Only the carbon (post 2013) has the internal routing up to this point I believe. The aluminum is routed through the frame, but not through the seat tube.

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    I figured that would be the case; thanks.

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    Hope makes a new seat post clamp with a cool swiveling guide on the side. Plus colors are available!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Corm View Post
    I was able to pick up a used Command Post IR, two questions:

    The set screw piece that connects the cable to the bottom of the seat post, is there a replacement piece for that (is it a specific Specialized part)? I am missing that piece.

    2: I have a 2012 SJ FSR 29 Comp, I thought that it had internal routing for the dropper, but that doesn't appear to be the case, as I don't see any exit holes for the cables? So if that's the case, just sell the IR and get one that's not designed to be internally routed.

    Thanks.
    i swapped from the blacklite to a reverb stealth on my enduro evo expert and now looking to go back to a command post. Can any verify if the IR command post can be routed like the reverb stealths? In the top tube. 180'd back up the TT thru the head tube down the down tube and up the seat tube. Will it make the 180degree turn in the top tube? The reverb hose does no problem and there are a number of enduro frames like this. Just haven't heard of any IR command post run in this fashion

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    Interesting! Never thought of routing it that way. I suspect that if you were able to get the Reverb hose routed that way, then it should work with the Command Post IR. With a tight bend in the cable housing though you might some cable stiction whereas maybe that is less of an issue for the hydraulic case for the Reverb. If you do it, post back here on how it works out, I for one would be stoked to find out this works. I have the same frame as you and would love to know I can install the IR version w/o having to drill a hole in the down tube.

    Since the Command Post just uses a standard shift cable and shift cable housing, you could try it out first by just routing the housing like you want it, then seeing if a shift cable can move freely through it. The overall length of the cable shouldn't be that much longer because really the only difference is that extra length where it goes in the top tube and back around thru the head tube. Here's the regular IR installation instructions for reference:
    http://static.specialized.com/media/...0023579_r1.pdf

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    Quote Originally Posted by Corm View Post
    I was able to pick up a used Command Post IR, two questions:

    The set screw piece that connects the cable to the bottom of the seat post, is there a replacement piece for that (is it a specific Specialized part)? I am missing that piece.

    2: I have a 2012 SJ FSR 29 Comp, I thought that it had internal routing for the dropper, but that doesn't appear to be the case, as I don't see any exit holes for the cables? So if that's the case, just sell the IR and get one that's not designed to be internally routed.

    Thanks.
    There are others here that have successfully installed the reverb stealth on a non stealth frame. If you have the small hole in the top tube for the command post housing then you can install the reverb stealth. One thing is that you must open the hole to accept the 5 mm housing vs the 4 mm housing. Takes a bit of fine sand paper and patients. If you search on the enduro page... Page 40-44 I want to say there are instructions.
    Just after riding a year with the reverb I finially got fitted for the bike and I am too far forward with the saddle slammed back. I will try the cable routing the same way. I plan to use the shifter pod to activate the command post.

    Thanks for the reply since everyone else is busy jonesing on 16 release dates. Lol
    I saw some other sweet set ups duel crown forks set up to 180mm on the evo experts!!! So sweet

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    Page 41 the guy that did it is buck. There is a hand drawn schematic floating on mtbr somewhere don't know where though. That's how I figured the game plan

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    Link to the post you referenced:
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    I have a 2013 Camber EVO 29er that came without a dropper post. It has a setback post 30.9 mm with internal cable routing holes.
    Any reason the IR post won't work for this bike. I would also buy the lever, Do I need to get the seat clamp or use the one I have?
    I converted it to 1x10 so I have the space available for the lever on the left side. Here is a picture. I still have the little adapter for the brake lever. I assume this will work for the drop post lever?

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    Command post will work great. It comes with the lever and cable. You don't have to change the seat post clamp, but if you get the post with the external cable, the clamp with the cable guide is nice. I did that for my 2010 Stumpjumper FSR.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MObiker View Post
    I have a 2013 Camber EVO 29er that came without a dropper post. It has a setback post 30.9 mm with internal cable routing holes.
    Any reason the IR post won't work for this bike.
    When you say it has internal cable routing holes, are you talking about the hole in the TOP tube that allows the cable to run inside the top tube partway back to the seat tube? I believe that this was the only seatpost cable routing hole that was available on all 2013 models. In 2014, they introduced the Command Post IR model, and moved the routing hole in the frames to the bottom of the downtube (where the last cable guide clip is). I don't think your model has that hole since it's a 2013, so that makes it more difficult to route the the IR model. It may be possible to route it through the old hole in the top tube and curve it back through the headtube and into the downtube, see the post directly prior to yours for a link to a guy who did that with a Reverb. And let us know if it works out for you.

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    I am glad you mentioned that, here is a comparable carbon frame bike with the command post. You can see the cable runs through the top tube hole and comes out a hole by the seat tube. Routes up from there to the post. So will a regular command post work for this?
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    Yep, that's the regular Command Post mounted on the bike in that picture, and that will work just fine. It might be possible to route the IR model using that same hole (the link I mentioned above describes how someone did it with a Reverb), but it could be a pain.

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    Speaking of "new command post" the newest version has 10 positions :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrozCountry View Post
    Speaking of "new command post" the newest version has 10 positions :-)
    http://service.specialized.com/colla...0000048567.pdf

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    Hi guys. I have ordered a Command post IR for my 2015 Specialized Enduro 29 Comp and I am wondering if I will need to change the stock "bat" in order to run the cable internally.

    In a picture that I have found online it looks like there is a hole in the bat but I am not sure that my bat has a hole.



    I could of course check it myself but I am traveling so I wont have access to my bike for the next 2 weeks so if you could check your bikes and tell me if it is OK or if I should order another bat I would really appreciate it.

    Thank you in advance guys.

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    The plastic piece that is glued to the frame does have a hole in it and the dropper cable goes through that hole.

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    Thank you very much. Does this hole in the plastic piece exist in all 2015 models or only in the ones that come with a dropper from the factory?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gpgalanis View Post
    Thank you very much. Does this hole in the plastic piece exist in all 2015 models or only in the ones that come with a dropper from the factory?
    Mine has a dropper. If all you need is a hole you can probably just make it yourself, just don't drill into the frame :-)

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    Yes for sure I won't drill a hole in my frame

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    Quote Originally Posted by ssrmr2 View Post
    i swapped from the blacklite to a reverb stealth on my enduro evo expert and now looking to go back to a command post. Can any verify if the IR command post can be routed like the reverb stealths? In the top tube. 180'd back up the TT thru the head tube down the down tube and up the seat tube. Will it make the 180degree turn in the top tube? The reverb hose does no problem and there are a number of enduro frames like this. Just haven't heard of any IR command post run in this fashion
    YES IT CAN! I did that install this weekend and it works perfectly. I have a 2013 camber carbon, with the dropper cable entry in the top tube. The cable does a 180 in the top tube, back down the down tube, up the seat tube in front of the BB. It is surprising how well it works, with no discernible cable friction. The actuation of the dropper is smoother than on my mate's reverb. It was a bastard of a job though and requires a lot of patience. Fishing the cable up the seat tube is very hard as the non-stealth 2013 frames only have a very small hole between the down tube and the seat tube.

    If anyone wants a detailed sequence of how I did it i'd be happy to share.

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    Instead of the existing shifters can we use a gear shifter for the Command post?

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    Quote Originally Posted by t3ddy View Post
    YES IT CAN! I did that install this weekend and it works perfectly. I have a 2013 camber carbon, with the dropper cable entry in the top tube. The cable does a 180 in the top tube, back down the down tube, up the seat tube in front of the BB. It is surprising how well it works, with no discernible cable friction. The actuation of the dropper is smoother than on my mate's reverb. It was a bastard of a job though and requires a lot of patience. Fishing the cable up the seat tube is very hard as the non-stealth 2013 frames only have a very small hole between the down tube and the seat tube.

    If anyone wants a detailed sequence of how I did it i'd be happy to share.
    Can you confirm the new command post has more than 3 positions? Someone stated it may have 10 positions....

    I need to find myself a IR command post now to replace the reverb

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    Quote Originally Posted by ssrmr2 View Post
    Can you confirm the new command post has more than 3 positions? Someone stated it may have 10 positions....
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    is this only for the new 2016 post?? Or do the 2015 have these positions as well?

    Thanks crozcountry

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    Pretty sure it is only the new 2016. But I don't know how to verify without testing function. There must be something on the packaging, even if it is coded.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ssrmr2 View Post
    Can you confirm the new command post has more than 3 positions? Someone stated it may have 10 positions...
    12 positions for 125/100, and 8 for the 75.

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    Thanks for the graphic. I figured this out through testing in the shop, but it is nice to see the exact positions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ssrmr2 View Post
    is this only for the new 2016 post?? Or do the 2015 have these positions as well?

    Thanks crozcountry
    Enduro 2015 has a command post with 3 positions, so I guess its 2016.

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    Hi. I have the 3 position Command IR post and when I press the lever to either drop it or raise it I can feel it passing through the middle position.

    Is this normal or should it be completely smooth without feeling the middle position?

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    I liked the three position best as getting into cruiser position was super easy.

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    Do you actually feel the spot when dropping or raising it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by t3ddy View Post
    YES IT CAN! I did that install this weekend and it works perfectly. I have a 2013 camber carbon, with the dropper cable entry in the top tube. The cable does a 180 in the top tube, back down the down tube, up the seat tube in front of the BB. It is surprising how well it works, with no discernible cable friction. The actuation of the dropper is smoother than on my mate's reverb. It was a bastard of a job though and requires a lot of patience. Fishing the cable up the seat tube is very hard as the non-stealth 2013 frames only have a very small hole between the down tube and the seat tube.

    If anyone wants a detailed sequence of how I did it i'd be happy to share.
    Missed this earlier. Would love to hear more details on this install. I might be tempted to do the same on my bike.

    Couple other questions. Can you remove the seatpost with it installed like this? Do you have to push the free housing all the way through the frame in order to do that? I imagine that could be tricky with all those bends. I often move the seatpost up in order to clamp it in my repair stand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gpgalanis View Post
    Do you actually feel the spot when dropping or raising it?
    Yep, that's normal for this post. I like it actually, that way you know if you've passed the middle spot when lowering it.

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    Does anybody happen to know the maximum exposed length of the 125mm post? From minimum insert line to seat rail?

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