Tmr02 seatpost too long. Cut it?
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    Tmr02 seatpost too long. Cut it?

    So I just purchased a new tmr02 from ebay and I need to take off a bit of length to fit my short legs. (5'8, 30 inch inseam, 51cm frame.) I had to do the same on my previous aero bike too (bh g6).

    The rest of the geometry is fine. Should I do the cut or find a different frame?

    Would appreciate opinions. Thanks!
    Last edited by hammermc; 07-01-2016 at 09:27 PM.

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    My dimensions match yours. Ended up sawing a rather expensive Thomson seatpost myself. Pangs of guilt while cutting a good three inches off, but no other choice with the carbon fiber tapered seat tube. Hey, you're lightening your ride!
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    Quote Originally Posted by fast ferd View Post
    My dimensions match yours. Ended up sawing a rather expensive Thomson seatpost myself. Pangs of guilt while cutting a good three inches off, but no other choice with the carbon fiber tapered seat tube. Hey, you're lightening your ride!

    No idea what you meant to write in that sentence with "...should I not do this and find during rider to ride..."
    THx i edited my post.

    I would totally cut it if it were a standard post. They're always way long for short legs. The fact that the post is proprietary makes be pause though.

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    If your choices are cut your seatpost, or buy a different frame (presumably trying to find one that will work with a longer seatpost?), I'd say the answer is pretty obvious.

    Cut the seatpost.

    Honestly, I'm really not even sure how that is a question (at least with those two choices for answers).

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    I don't have to cut anymore! I originally copied the saddle height from my old bike to the new one. However I neglected to check my fit record to see if it was correct and apparently my seatpost had slipped quite a bit.
    Last edited by hammermc; 09-02-2016 at 01:46 PM.

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