Exotic Carbon/Ti seatpost review

Budget lightweight option

Our rating 
2.0 out of 5 star rating 2.0
GBP £43.44 RRP | USD $67.99
Exotic Carbon/Ti seatpost

Our review

An option if you’re a light rider without a history of breaking stuff. Otherwise, avoid
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Carbon Cycles sell lightweight, mainly carbon fibre parts produced in the Far East. This post looks like a bargain for road riders or cross-country weight fetishists who ride with finesse. The clamp uses two long thin titanium bolts and a carbon cradle, attached to a forged aluminium sleeve on top of a carbon shaft.

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We wouldn’t recommend it to heavy, clumsy or aggressive riders – this type of inline clamp design is only good for light riders on easy-going terrain. The shaft is strong enough but we had to retighten the bolts a few times because the seat came loose.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Carbon/Ti seatpost (11)
Brand Exotic

Weight (g) 207
Description Carbon Monocoque seat clamp shell, Suitable for MTB and Road, Forged Al 2014 top clamp, Ti Bolts
Lengths Available 250mm 300mm 350mm
Diameters Available 27.2mm 31.6mm