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Klein Seatpost Options(7 posts)

Klein Seatpost OptionsAkirasho
Sep 18, 2002 7:52 AM
... just acquired a Klein Q Pro Carbon frameset... what size seatpost does this frame require? What seatpost options are available (what are you riding)?

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re: Klein Seatpost Optionsthe other Tim
Sep 18, 2002 9:12 AM
31.6mm. Bontrager. I don't know of any others, although there are probably mtn posts that size.
re: actually ...the other Tim
Sep 18, 2002 9:31 AM
There are a number of (mtb) options at the CBO site under road/seatpost/hot deals.

http://cambriabike.com/SALE/seatpost/index.htm

I'm sure you know that you can't go to Heaven after shimming a Klein.
Syncros, www.nashbar.com, closing em out! nmJuanmoretime
Sep 18, 2002 10:05 AM
Thompson lay back.Spoke Wrench
Sep 18, 2002 10:57 AM
I've got an Icon seatpost that will fit. I'd let it go REAL reasonably.
Thomson / TuneMarkus_B
Sep 19, 2002 11:58 AM
Both are available with 31,6 mm diameter.

I've got the Thomson on my 2002 Q Pro. The post is well machined, but not most lightweight. I recommend the version with a 12° clamp because it provides a reasonable range of saddle adjust. The 0° clamp does not work with some saddles, in particular fi'si:k. (Meanwhile, the 0° clamp is no longer available, but there may be some older posts at the retailers.)

The Tune is mounted on my MTB. It's very lightweight. Creaking seems to be a common problem of this post, but it can be stopped using copper paste. Saddle adjustability is limited, too (fi'si:k pavé doesn't work, e. g.).

Both of the posts seem to be suitable for 7 mm saddle rails only.
...went with Thomson...Akirasho
Sep 19, 2002 12:20 PM
... I'm familiar with the design (got 5 of 'em) so it makes sense (though it never (well almost never) hurts to try something new)...

I'd have dearly loved (and dearly paid) for a carbon USE Alien... but I guess they don't make 'em that ummmmm... big.

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