Bontrager Rhythm Elite Seatpost

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $50.00

Product Description

The Rhythm Elite brings big-hit strength and XC weight to the all-mountain riding masses. Built around a 3D forged, internally ribbed 6061 aluminum tube, the Rhythm Elite featured long rail cradles that deliver the extra saddle rail support aggressive riders need and a two-bolt attachment system that provides convenient, micro-adjustability that fits a wide range of bike styles. It's big hit strong. XC light. And designed with affordability in mind.

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Eric Rogers

Date Reviewed: January 11, 2013

Strengths:    Machined with Precision
Top Quality Aluminum

Weaknesses:    Bontrager should Machine ETCH the word "Bontrager Rhythm Elite" into the aluminum at the top of the post where they will not be scratched or covered even when dropped for DH riding. Get rid of the paint graphics that wear off and look bad as they get worn.

Bottom Line:   
Best value premium aluminum products on the market.
Bontrager products have been preminum in the Road Bike scene for years.
With the Rhythm Elite/Pro series they now have truly premium aluminum MTB parts.
FINALLY...thank you Keith Bontrager!
Despite having tons of Thomson products in my parts bin I have NOT replaced the Rhythm Elite/Pro products on my Remedy, Scratch or Session...that is about as high a praise a you can get.

Side Note for the folks at Bontrager: What is the differentiation between the Rhythm Elite & Pro lines? Answer: After a review of the Bontrager website, looks like they replaced the word "Elite" with "Pro", probably for the 2011 line (possibly because "elite" has been used for so long by Thomson. Regardless, if it says "Rhytm Elite/Pro" its great stuff!

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by jboyd122 a Cross Country Rider from MD

Date Reviewed: January 30, 2012

Strengths:    Durable, relatively light, Strong.

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
Gets the job done. Came on my Fuel EX. I've considered swapping it out, but I just can't fault it. It stays put, no slipping. I like the subtile graphics. It is a good quality product.

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Similar Products Used:   Thomson

Bike Setup:   Trek Fuel EX 9 2011. Stock except the grips and stem. I did change the stock Bontrager RL stem for a matching Bontrager Rhythm stem.

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Rhythm elite thru axle to quick release?

I'm looking to upgrade my '10 ex8 wheels to Rhythm Elite's I found from a 2013 Slash 9. I don't have a thru axle fork, but these wheels the thru axle hubs. Is there a conversion kit, or can I not use these wheels? They are a great price, and if I can use them I don't want to pass on them.Read More »

Bontrager Rhythm Elite or custom wheel build? (bitex/novatec/chrisking)

Hi All :) I'm thinking of getting a Trek Fuel Ex 9 and it comes with Bontrager Rhythm Elite 142mmx12mm, however, i don't think the wheelset that comes with it is sufficient for my needs. So after reading a number of post about Bitex/Novatec/bikehubstore hubs. They seem rather decent and cheap ... Read More »

Bontrager Rhythm Elite 29er TLR Valve Stem Leak

I bought a 2010 Orbea Lanza with the bontrager rhythm elite 29er tlr wheelset from craigslist a few weeks ago. I'm in love with this bike, but have noticed that the front wheel has a very slow leak (loses ~10psi every 24 hrs). I'm a complete noob with tubeless tires, and hope someone smarter than ... Read More »

Bontrager Rhythm Elite TLR Disc wheels - convert to QR

I have a set of Bontrager Rhythm Elite TLR Disc 29 wheels that came off my 2012 Rumblefish Elite. I want to convert them to quick release to use on another bike. They came with 15mm FCC front hub & 142x12mm rear hub. I believe I read somewhere that you can buy adapters to change these wheels to q ... Read More »

Rhythm Wheelsets. Elite/Comp

I'm looking at these two wheelsets (rears in particular) on the Bontrager site and I can not see what the difference is between these two except 9grams and $100. Can anyone tell me the differences. Also any positive or negative experience with either? Also can I use either with a 135mm standard qr d ... Read More »

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