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« on: February 15, 2018, 05:31:08 PM »

Any thoughts on putting a Thomson setback/offset seat post in a carbon frame. I worry about the pressure on the seat tube and damaging the frame around the seat post clamp.
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« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2018, 11:01:08 AM »

I don't think offset matters much as long as you have a long enough seatpost. I think the general rule is that it needs to extend just below the top tube.
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« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2018, 11:02:12 AM »

It shouldn't be a problem.  My Specialized has a set back and it has been fine for years. and I weigh 220 not geared up. Add a camelbac, shoes ect and I bet its near 240. So my 2 cents is, no problem.

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