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Corima and/or U.S.E. Carbon Seatposts.(3 posts)

Corima and/or U.S.E. Carbon Seatposts.PatH
Mar 12, 2001 8:04 AM
Who has experience with these lightweights? I believe the U.S.E. is around 130 grams (crazy) where the Corima is ~160g very aero but needs shims to fit a 27.2mm seat tube. this is gonna drop near a quarter of a pound from my Ultegra seat post and I'm pretty tempted. Stoopid-light? Issues? I usually weigh 155 - 160 lbs. Any experience appreciated. Thanks.
alien carbonWilliam
Mar 12, 2001 5:43 PM
One of the guys who works @ the bike shop w/me put the USE alien carbon post on his Al Bianchi. He claimed it smoothed the ride more than the Spox wheelset he rode for a month. It is crazy lite, the clamp seemed questionable, but as long as the bolt tension is even all is well. He is 5'10, weighs 170 or so.

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re: Corima and/or U.S.E. Carbon Seatposts.sbicyclist
Apr 2, 2001 6:32 PM
My Corima Ellipse is allowing the seat to tilt back on every ride, no matter how much I tighten the thing. I have a U.S.E. ordered to replace the Corima.