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$49.00 for a Chorus Ti post. What am I missing...(12 posts)

$49.00 for a Chorus Ti post. What am I missing...enclavecat
Sep 11, 2002 3:17 PM
I came across the above mentioned deal and wondered if there is any thing wrong with this product or is it really a great deal. Anybody using this post or have any experience?
re: $49.00 for a Chorus Ti post. What am I missing...harry hall
Sep 11, 2002 5:23 PM
Sounds like a good deal; easy adjustment, nice setback, light, strong.
re: $49.00 for a Chorus Ti post. What am I missing...desmo
Sep 11, 2002 7:58 PM
you're missing out if you ain't buying one for that price. has to be near cost.
if anyone else is looking for one .....Spirito
Sep 11, 2002 10:26 PM
http://www.glorycycles.com/chortitseat.html

i bought mine for more and even then im super happy. svelte and it works perfect.

ciao
How are the clamps?GMS
Sep 12, 2002 4:51 AM
How are the clamps on Campy posts relative to Thompson or other quality clamps? Are they as finely adjustable and stable?
I have the same post from when they were calling it Record.bill
Sep 12, 2002 6:05 AM
The clamp is fine. Great. No problems. It is, however, one of those clamps that do not allow for infinite adjustability; the two sections fit together with matching grooved survaces, so that, in positioning the clamp, you have to go from groove to groove, if you know what I mean, rather than as with true sliding surfaces with infinite adjustablility. But there are lots of grooves, the distance between them is small, and I had not problems in dialing it in.
In some ways, the grooves are better (obviously Campy thinks so). I have two other posts that use two set screws. Although they provide infinite adjustability, tightening down one and then the other is a pain to get right. With the grooves, you figure out where you want it, and it doesn't move as you tighten.
That's a great price. Grab it, if you need one.
Ditto (nm)TrekFurthur
Sep 12, 2002 7:45 AM
reason it is cheapColnagoFE
Sep 12, 2002 7:20 AM
is probably because most snobs want the record CF post instead which was probably the same exact post as this Chorus TI a few years back. Get it!
re: $49.00 for a Chorus Ti post. What am I missing...mmaggi
Sep 12, 2002 10:04 AM
Nothing wrong at all. That's a great price for a great seatpost.

Has been on my frame for the last 2 seasons.
re: $49.00 for a Chorus Ti post. What am I missing...Raf1
Sep 12, 2002 11:51 PM
Got it last week....beautiful post, looks much better than any carbon post IMO. And functionally it is definitely more durable than carbon.
You can do a LOT better than the campy postJohnG
Sep 13, 2002 12:50 PM
IMHO, it's not a very good post. The serations allow a limited set of angles and I find that I'm always inbetween the "correct" angle.

I've got a couple of the Campy posts but I've ditched em all and switched over to the American Classic "two piece" posts that have micro adjustable angles. Much nicer design!!!

Oh, I've got Campy Record 10 on the bike so don't whine that I'm a Campy 'basher'.

JohnG
re: $49.00 for a Chorus Ti post. What am I missing...Chainstay
Sep 13, 2002 5:16 PM
It's the only Campy part I have on an a DA equipped bike. I didn't get the DA post because of the bad reviews. The campy post loosened up on a ride and I was able to complain to my buddies "one campy part and it screws up". It's probably a fine post but I just didn't tighten it enough. I like the setback. Use anti-seize compound if you putit in a Ti frame.