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zilcho

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I'm considering adding this to my build list.
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/UD-Matte-Road-Mountain-Bike-Seatpost-Carbon-Fiber-Bicycle-Seat-post-5-20-Degree-330mm-27/32817927861.html?ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_4_10152_10151_10065_10344_10130_10068_10324_10547_10342_10325_10546_10343_10340_10548_10341_10545_10084_10083_10615_10307_10059_10314_10534_100031_10604_10103_10142,searchweb201603_6,ppcSwitch_5&algo_expid=9ead7409-ee60-4530-8112-933cd14cb9e5-0&algo_pvid=9ead7409-ee60-4530-8112-933cd14cb9e5&transAbTest=ae803_5&priceBeautifyAB=0

Looks like the style used on the Canyon Endurace.  My fit would most likely call for the 5 degree setback, not sure if it would have as much/any impact.
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Volsung

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I'm not against Chinese carbon, but when it's a blatant ripoff it's pretty much stealing from the real designers.  

I put my hands on some ripoff 3T bars at the shop and they were scary flexy (about half an inch up and down at the hoods).  You'll probably find out that there's a reason the Canyon/Ergon seatpost costs 4x as much.
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Soihtu

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We have 3 of the posts. 27.2mm is not correct sized. Its more like 27.0. it will slip and needs to be extra tight. I wouldn't install it on carbon frame.

Otherwise good post
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GuitarTed

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I have had a few discussions with Ergon folks about the Canyon/Ergon post and to a person they have said that the engineering for this post to even work correctly for a road rider was difficult and took over 5 years to get it right. I would be very skeptical of any knock-offs.
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heybrady

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I saw these as well, and admit it does look like it would be worth a try.  My worry though is that at 220# I will be 15 miles from home and have it snap off.   That's just enough to dissuade me.  

I would be curious if any others here have used them and what their feedback is.

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chunkyhugo

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THIS SEATPOST IS NOT FOR OFF-ROAD USE. I have the official Canyon version of this on my road bike and they clearly state that if mud and debris gets between the two carbon blades it won't work as intended.
I wouldn't take a chance on a copy for this seatpost anyway.
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Soihtu

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Weird. Canyon had it on they cyclocross bikes last year.
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chunkyhugo

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Originally Posted by Soihtu
Weird. Canyon had it on they cyclocross bikes last year.
Remember, sponsored professionals receiving free gear can replace them when needed, whereas we mere mortals have to look after our equipment.

If you ride in very dry conditions, I suppose you could get away with a VCLS 2.0 type seatpost. That will never be an option for me, unfortunately!
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