American Classic Two-Piece Post Seatpost

2.83/5 (6 Reviews)
Weight : 238 grams MSRP : $44.95


Product Description

  • Silver or Black
  • 25.0, 26.8, 27.0, 27.2, 28.6, 30.9, and 31.8mm


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    Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:1
    Value Rating:1
    Submitted by dave from Pojoaque NM

    Date Reviewed: September 22, 2006

    Strengths:    none obvious

    Weaknesses:    poor design, poor quality

    Bottom Line:   
    Worst seatpost I have used. Their design of using a little allen head to adjust the seat tilt means that all the weight bears down on that little allen bolt. Makes it wobbly and weak. There are so many good seatposts out there that are equivalent weight and value that there is just no reason to buy American Classic.

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    Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

    Similar Products Used:   Thomson, Tune, Syncros


    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Charles a Cross Country Rider from Tampa, FL

    Date Reviewed: August 30, 2006

    Strengths:    Lightweight. Functional. Adjustable

    Bottom Line:   
    Seat bolt came loose a few times on my first ride with it. Some blue lock tite solved that with no problems since. Its a very simple solution an it blows my mind that more people dont use this simple, stupid fix for loose bolts.
    It works well, its very light, and very reasonably priced to boot.

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    Favorite Trail:   Razorback

    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Price Paid:    $45.00

    Purchased At:   LBS

    Similar Products Used:   Bontrager stuff, stock GT crap, Easton


    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Ski a Cross Country Rider from Boulder City NV USA

    Date Reviewed: February 22, 2006

    Strengths:    Lightweight , nice finish , dirt cheap

    Weaknesses:    bolt came loose once, blue loctite fixed that

    Bottom Line:   
    I have had no problems with the post since using the Blue Loc-tite . it's light and cheap and it looks good . I ride lots of XC and road miles ,and I've crashed lots of times with this post but no real hard diggers.

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    Favorite Trail:   Powerpole

    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Price Paid:    $32.00

    Purchased At:   Airbomb

    Similar Products Used:   Ringle Moby Post , Dean Ti

    Bike Setup:   Dual squishy

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Michael a Weekend Warrior from Port Richey, Fl, USA

    Date Reviewed: October 25, 2005

    Strengths:    Lightweight, sorta cheap

    Weaknesses:    none so far

    Bottom Line:   
    SO far I haven't had the trouble others have had with this seatpost. I will say that my bike is having a hard time gripping the post, though I'd say thats more the bikes fault then the seatpost.

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    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $30.00

    Purchased At:   LBS

    Similar Products Used:   post moderne suspension seatpost


    Overall Rating:1
    Value Rating:1
    Submitted by Dan Sturton a Weekend Warrior from Stuttgart, Germany

    Date Reviewed: July 2, 2004

    Strengths:    Bolts hold tension on seat rails ok. pretty sturdy

    Weaknesses:    seatpost head rotates whatever you do to it! Sqeaks quite a lot whatever you do to it as well

    Bottom Line:   
    If this post comes with your bike, swap it out. It will probably work loose at the join between the post and the posthead and then swivel just when you don't want it to. Looks like there's a rivet that holds the two together, so no obvious way of tightening it. Tried liberally squirting superglue into the rivet and inside to no avail - just got bits of flakey dried glue rattling round in my tubing a few weeks later. The sqeaking's pretty annoying too. Really must take my own advice and get round to changing it

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    Favorite Trail:   anything with hills

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Purchased At:   came stock on bike

    Similar Products Used:   airborne, titec

    Bike Setup:   '02 kona explosif, standard except XTR hubs (got 'em cheap, still too "cool" for me), mavic X517 rims, avid single digit 7 v's, race face riserbar, Schwalbe Light Tyres which have a magnetic and masochistic attraction to thorns, nails, glass, etc. - got to go.

    Overall Rating:1
    Value Rating:1
    Submitted by ted a Cross Country Rider from ft. lauderdale, fl

    Date Reviewed: December 2, 2003

    Strengths:    it holds your seat

    Weaknesses:    squeaks like crazy!

    Bottom Line:   
    I weigh 155 lbs wet, I ride XC, I know how to tighten bolts. This seat post full on sucks. it squeaked after I tightened it, it squeaked after the bike shop tightened it. don't buy this seat post, trade it out if it comes on your bike before you take it home. If i could give this post all zeros i would.

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    Favorite Trail:   markham park(fl) & rocky point (LI)

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Bike Setup:   kona explosif, cromoly. bomber, xt/xtr, velocoraptor tires, wheel s change bi monthly

    Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

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