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Layback Seatpost(6 posts)

Layback SeatpostAnthony
Aug 2, 2001 6:23 AM
Does anyone know where I can get my hands on a seatpost with more than average layback ?
I just need more room.
Changing the stem is not an option 'cause it handles so well at its length.
I can't find and don't know a good post with layback. It's hard to find one living in the U.K.
Any ideas?
re: Layback SeatpostJaime
Aug 2, 2001 7:21 AM
The Look Carbon Ergo seatpost is advertised as adjustable fore and aft. It's posted on

Back in the early 90's, I bought a seatpost that had 2 or so inches of adjustment. The saddle clamp sat on rails which was adjustable by a quick release lever. I think it was made by SR/Sakae, and although it was heavy (about 1 lb. in weight), it did the trick--I got Greg Lemond-like setback. If you're interested, I'll take a look next time I'm at my parent's house and see I can locate it (it's 27.2mm).
re: Layback Seatpostdug
Aug 2, 2001 7:47 AM
they make beautiful layback seatposts.
Go Campitirider
Aug 2, 2001 12:50 PM
Campagnolo has the most layback that I'm aware of.
Not true...Cima Coppi
Aug 2, 2001 1:22 PM
The current design of Campy seatposts actually has less setback than previous generations. The setback on my Record Carbon post has 1cm less than my older aero Record seatpost from the early 90's. To adjust setback on a Campy post, one has to rely on the length and position of the parallel rails on any given saddle to maximize setback. There is no other way to adjust for this.

There are many other posts available that have adjustable setback.

Try RaceFace. It if is cut to roadbike length, it's light...GYH
Aug 5, 2001 3:11 PM
I believe the RaceFace XY seatpost has the most set back of any of the seatposts on the market. Yes, it is meant for mountain bikes, but you can cut the post to fit the road bike. The weight is reasonable too.