Bontrager Big Earl Seatpost

1/5 (1 Reviews)

Product Description

  • Custom drawn aluminum tube
  • Super strong 2-bolt rocker cradle

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Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by donny a Downhiller from United States, Western Maryland

Date Reviewed: April 5, 2011

Strengths:    nothing

Weaknesses:    cracks under big hits

Bottom Line:   
this seat post is a POS. put a two inch crack in it after a few big hits. Only get this is your'e getting it for free, other wise it is a waste of 50 bucks.

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Favorite Trail:   Live wire

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   private dealer, got

Similar Products Used:   oval concepts r300

Bike Setup:   trek session 7 reworked, no bontrager parts except handle bars and unfortunately seatpost.

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can you tubeless Bontrager Big Earl?

Can I set up my Big Earl's Tubeless? I plan to use a stans kit. Should I use the DH or FR kit? Any experience setting these up tubeless? I plan to use UST tires. Thanks!Read More »

Big Earl rear hub QR to 10mm axle conversion ?

I have a set of Bontrager Big Earl wheels off my ~2007 Trek Session 7 sitting collecting dust so I thought I would try and use them in an upcoming urban bike build. The front is 20mm and the rear is a 135mmx10mm QR. I want to convert the rear axle from QR to 10mm bolt-on thru-axle. I have searched a ... Read More »

Bontrager Big Earl 20mm Hubs w/ 9mm Fork?

Looking at a set of Bontrager Big Earl wheels. The front has a 20mm through axle hub. Is there an adapter that exists that would allow me to use a standard 9mm QR fork with this hub? On another note - how are the Big Earl wheels? Would they be adequate for a 320# Clyde like myself? Mostly XC/ ... Read More »

Big Earl Wheelset Tubeless?

Has anyone set these up tubeless? How? Success? Failure? I usually do gorilla tape tubeless with my non UST rims but these rims are fairly wide. Not sure if the tape will fill in the right amount or else I would have to try 20" schrader tubeless. Chime in Thanks!Read More »

Breaking Spokes on Bontrager Big Earl Wheelset

[IMG][/IMG] I ride a 2009 Trek Session 88 and have been breaking rear spokes every ride on one paticular drop. It's about a 6-8 ft. drop. [IMG][/IMG] I w ... Read More »

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