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Info on Cinelli RAM seatpost/Phantom?(7 posts)

Info on Cinelli RAM seatpost/Phantom?nealrab
Jun 10, 2003 6:43 PM
Looking for some additional info on this new seatpost. Phantom are you still using it? Where to find it? Anyone else trying it out? Looks like a winner to me. Pricey, but I guess you get what you pay for. Do I need to get it from Euro distributor? Stability (side to side and front to back) issue on a compact frame? I am on the high side weight-wise, 170 lbs. I think you said that's an issue Phantom. Thanks in advance for any reviews and pertinent info.
I have seen a Ram postthe Phantom
Jun 11, 2003 4:25 PM
I have seen a Ram seatpost in a shop in England last month. Thought about it for a matching pair for my Ram bar/stem (this is what I have and reviewed). The price was a choking $350...gasp! Granted, it can be had for much less when available here in the US but still waaay too much. I do not think it will be long enough for a compact frame, it is only slightly longer than a regular seatpost. The Ram seatpost certainly looked cool but money is better spent on something else like the bar and stem.
Pic availablethe Phantom
Jun 11, 2003 4:30 PM
Post your e-mail address and I will send a nice picture of a Ram post on a bike. Judge for yourself then. This is the one seen in England for an obscene price.
sounds good...I'd like to see itnealrab
Jun 11, 2003 8:21 PM
Thanks for the response Phantom. I don't know why I thought it was the seat post you were using. I know it was new back in April or so. I thought I saw a pricetag somewhere around $250. Still pretty outrageous. $350 is definitely scary. I'm not worth that with my ability level (or lack thereof). Anyway, I'm nealrab@yahoo.com Thanks again for the info. Guess no one's found it yet here or it's just too expensive for anyone to afford.
here is a link to a picturespookyload
Jun 12, 2003 1:24 AM
It is at Cbike in chicago. They are only asking 199 for it, what a steal. http://www.cbike.com/seatpost.htm
Here is a big picturespookyload
Jun 12, 2003 1:29 AM
good link spooky/thanksnealrab
Jun 13, 2003 8:59 PM
Thanks for the link spooky, you're right what a grab at $200, give me 3 please. But it's better than the $350 Phantom saw in Europe recently! I'm sure it's a nice quality post, probably not for compact frames. Appreciate the lead though. Most helpful!