34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

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34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

Postby hopper1 » Mon Oct 15, 2012 13:29 pm

Looking for a nice carbon seatpost 34.9mm (pref Ritchey), but they appear to be like the proverbial hens teeth!
Certainly can't see any deals!
Anyone know of some for sale?...
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Re: 34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

Postby njee20 » Mon Oct 15, 2012 13:32 pm

Scott specific size, unlikely to get too many deals. Think I mentioned New Ultimate on one of your posts, they do a 34.9, I may still have one if you're interested - 130g or so, 95kg weight limit. Slight offset.

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Re: 34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

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Re: 34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

Postby hopper1 » Mon Oct 15, 2012 14:02 pm

I did look at their site... Some very nice kit, but saw somewhere there was a 4 week lead time on the 34.9mm post!
Which model/ colour do you have. I'm 70kgs.
PM me a price :wink:
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Re: 34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

Postby njee20 » Mon Oct 15, 2012 14:07 pm

I'll have to check to be honest, not sure what stock I've still got, if I do have one it'll almost certainly be a plain carbon one, I'll have to check a price!

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Re: 34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

Postby hopper1 » Mon Oct 15, 2012 15:57 pm

njee20 wrote:I'll have to check to be honest, not sure what stock I've still got, if I do have one it'll almost certainly be a plain carbon one, I'll have to check a price!


Ok, I'll wait on the price :wink:
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Re: 34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

Postby 70\'sPenguin » Mon Oct 15, 2012 16:01 pm

KCNC do a scandium one that is Scott size. They claim its lighter than the Ritchey carbon. Not the lightest at 180g but still rather nice.

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Re: 34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

Postby hopper1 » Mon Oct 15, 2012 16:11 pm

70\'sPenguin wrote:KCNC do a scandium one that is Scott size. They claim its lighter than the Ritchey carbon. Not the lightest at 180g but still rather nice.


Saw that on the xc racer site. It is nice, but I get a boner for carbon! :oops:
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Re: 34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

Postby 70\'sPenguin » Mon Oct 15, 2012 16:14 pm

hopper1 wrote:
70\'sPenguin wrote:KCNC do a scandium one that is Scott size. They claim its lighter than the Ritchey carbon. Not the lightest at 180g but still rather nice.


Saw that on the xc racer site. It is nice, but I get a boner for carbon! :oops:


So the stiffer your post......... :wink:

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Re: 34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

Postby jairaj » Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:13 am

how about using a shim ?

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Re: 34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

Postby SuperstarComponents.com » Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:26 am

We sell hundreds of shims a year because posts are a bit hard to come by. Then you can choose any seatpost on the market.

34.9-30.9 or 34.9-31.6

Neil (Superstar components)

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Re: 34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

Postby hopper1 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 14:04 pm

Will probably opt for a shim, if njee20 doesn't have a carbon post...
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Re: 34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

Postby njee20 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 14:42 pm

Yes sorry, forgot to check my 'stock room'

(read: the bottom of my wardrobe). Really ought to make a more concerted effort to sell the £1000 or so of kit that's in there :?

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Re: 34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

Postby hopper1 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 16:05 pm

Well, if you come across (not literally! :shock: ) any nice bars, or stems, let me know... :wink:
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Re: 34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

Postby njee20 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 16:23 pm

I don't have any stems, but I certainly have a set of flat carbon bars, and I think some alu ones too, 600mm, bit of sweep.

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Re: 34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

Postby hopper1 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 19:02 pm

njee20 wrote:I don't have any stems, but I certainly have a set of flat carbon bars, and I think some alu ones too, 600mm, bit of sweep.


I think I'm going to try some carbon bars with a slight rise.
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Re: 34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

Postby Chunkers1980 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 19:08 pm

Odd statement that.

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Re: 34.9mm seat posts - Hens teeth...

Postby hopper1 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 19:19 pm

Chunkers1980 wrote:Odd statement that.


Eh!...
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