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Care of suspension seat posts - Step 2

Care of suspension seat posts

Suspension seat posts seem to be one of those things that people ignore – perhaps because they come fitted to new bikes rather than having been specifically chosen, or perhaps because their performance deteriorates so slowly that you don’t really notice until the moment when they actually stop working completely. ...

Suspension seat posts - Step 1

Suspension seat posts

These have become a lot more common and are now frequently fitted to new hybrids. They used to be a bit of a gimmick to comfort people who thought they were missing out on the whole suspension revolution. In the meantime, they’ve quietly got better and are actually quite a good idea. They work best if you have a fairly upright riding position, which puts most of your weight onto your saddle. The suspension takes the edge off the constant jolting in and out of potholes. ...