Jul 7, 2002 4:00 PM
|I have been trying to find if a thompson setback seatpost will work the same way as a profile fast forward to move the geometry forward. Can anyone give a definitive answer on this?|
|re: I dont see why it shouldnt||sctri|
Jul 7, 2002 6:16 PM
|It should, because u simple put it in "backwards"
you may have some adjustment issues, but you can always inprovise...
However, you could consider a carbon adjustable "ergo" stem, for a little more money, they have examples of those at "trisports.com" and "bikeparts.net" which both look like nice rip offs of a LOOK post...
Jul 17, 2002 4:07 AM
|because of the seatpost angle/setback 'angle' combination, the clamp will (probably) be much too severe when installed backwards.
I dont know for sure if the thomson is sooooo adjustable that you can compensate, but i doubt it.
Go with the profile; it's cheaper. Alternitively, get a thomson w/out setback. It wont be AS agressive as a forward, but will bring you partially forward without greatly affecting bike handling.
|re: Seatpost Question||ClydeTri|
Jul 8, 2002 6:55 AM
|I am thinking you might not be able to mount the seat at a normal angle with it turned around..but not sure..anyway, this site has Profile Fast Forwards on sale for $20