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    3T Seatposts

    Do any of you have any experience of 3T carbon seatposts, in particular the Doric and Dorico models? I currently use Easton but it's an ancient CT2 and I'm contemplating 3T products for a new XC bike.

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    I've had one on my 29er for a couple years. Not a problem with it. Light, strong, and easy to adjust.

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    With regards to the Doric:

    They work OK. The finish/paint is of very poor quality and will be marked up badly after installation. That may or may not be a big deal to you.

    Also, the front bolt is hard to get to without scratching the finish on the post while adjusting. The cradle is a bit wide, limiting adjustment (not an issue if you don't run at the extremes of your rails).

    But they are well built, fairly light, and good looking.

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    Thanks both for the input, appreciated. I'll have a ponder.... Not too worried about quality of the finishing as long as it's strong enough for XC and gentle AM.
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    Durability has been fine for me. Although, if I were going to be riding more aggressive stuff I would likely go for a Thomson Masterpiece. They are just as light, yet much stronger. Particularly I think the bolts on the 3T are a bit of a weak point. Fairly long and relatively unsupported. Most likely you'd be fine.

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