Syntace P6 Seatpost

4.29/5 (7 Reviews)
Weight : 233 grams MSRP : $95.00

  • Store Price
    Buy Now

Product Description

The Syntace P6 is has a simple design but is feature packed. Two bolt micro adjust allows youTo achieveThe most precise angle.  Designed out of a 4- fold increased aluminum precision Tubing,The P6 handles stress well. Color: Black SeatpostType: Rigid Material: Aluminum

Review Options:  Sorted by Latest Review | Sort by Best Rating

Reviews 1 - 7 (7 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by sniggle a Cross Country Rider from Montgomery Center, VT, Usa

Date Reviewed: July 9, 2010

Strengths:    This is for the Aluminum post- superior design, great looks, very well thought out.

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
I never thought a post could make such a difference; unbelievable-it's solid and feels way more solid than the RF; the setback design is brilliant, this company is amazing, buy one. I also bought the Syntace seatpost collar, and the post had not budged, something I was used to with the Santa Cruz collar and Race Face post.

Expand full review >>

Favorite Trail:   Tap N Die

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $90.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   Thompson, Race Face

Bike Setup:   Heckler 1 X 9, Revelation, Iodines

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by culturesponge a Cross Country Rider from santa monica

Date Reviewed: April 14, 2009

Strengths:    superb intelligent German design + with great rail support + plenty of offset.
rail clamping system is the best on the market by far.
great choice of widths & lengths to fit most bikes.
Syntace don't mind customers cutting their posts - they even tell them how much they will weigh once shortened.
seems to be working well with the carbon wide rails on my SLR Carbonio Flow.
has not slipped yet.
super tuff lacqeur coating on Carbon seatpost seems to be really hard to scratch + post height numbering is underneath it so it won't ever be rubbed away - unlike lesser designs!
no flex, install and forget.

Weaknesses:    none found.

Bottom Line:   
Syntace manufacture the best Carbon mtb seatpost in the world. there's lighter posts to be had (that flex) - but for strength to weight ratio you won't find anything better than P6 + the Syntace P6 clamp design that securely holds onto the rails yet allows offset is just brilliant!

5 chilis for value
5 chilis for overall rating - betcha you can't find a better seatpost than this one!

Expand full review >>

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $105.00

Purchased At:   online

Similar Products Used:   S-Works, Alien, Thomson, Schmolke, WCS Carbon,

Bike Setup:   S-Works, KMC X9 SL, Schmolke, Syntace, Marta Magnesium, Race King Supersonic, SLR Carbonio Flow, 4Ti, XTR, SRAM X.O

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Alex a Weekend Warrior from Ostfildern Germany

Date Reviewed: December 28, 2008

Strengths:    The best Clamping on the Market

Weaknesses:    None! Scratches are normal at painted seatposts

Bottom Line:   
Sorry for the guys before,but this indeed a Carbon Post!!! Only the clamping aera is reinforced with an aluminium insert.

If you look at all crash tests.. this the strongest post ever.

This post is excellent engineering. It is stiff, light (my Thomson is much heavier) and the clamp sets the Benchmark!!!

Expand full review >>

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $120.00

Similar Products Used:   Race Face, Syncros, USE, Thomson....

Bike Setup:   Liteville 301, Speci Enduro with 36 Talas RC2 , At March Liteville 901

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by brobbo a Weekend Warrior from Toronto, Canada

Date Reviewed: June 23, 2008

Strengths:    Good Looks, The rail support is awsome. Super easy to adjust.

Weaknesses:    Despite the marketing verbiage - this is not a true carbon post. Rather an aluminum post wrapped in carbon.

Bottom Line:   
Not sure what the deal on the carbon wrapped aluminum post is all about – heck for all I know it’s stronger. But, if it is then put into your sales pitch. The fact they did not, does not bode well in my books.
Other than that, the clamp system is excellent, and the extended rail system is equivalent to a 30mm offset post.
Over all I do like the post, just wish it was full carbon.

Expand full review >>

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $120.00

Purchased At:   online

Similar Products Used:   Every bike Iv'e been on, has had one - go figure

Bike Setup:   Scott Genius MC

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:2
Submitted by robertncasper a Weekend Warrior from Brooklyn, NY

Date Reviewed: June 18, 2008

Strengths:    Light, strong, somewhat dampening

Weaknesses:    Scratches very easily!

Bottom Line:   
Not worth the price, considering how easily it scratches -- but that's a problem w/ carbon fiber posts in general.

Expand full review >>

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $130.00

Purchased At:   Alfred E. Bike

Similar Products Used:   RaceFace Dues XC

Bike Setup:   '01 Stumpjumper tricked out for street riding

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Alexander from the Netherlands

Date Reviewed: February 21, 2008

Strengths:    strenght, length (34.4 mm), seat clamp

Weaknesses:    finish. If you like to lower you saddle before a downhill the surface will scratch.

Bottom Line:   
the saddle clamp is excellent. It came with my frame and is one of the few 34.4mm seat posts on the market. I would prefer an aluminum version of this post because of the scratches.

Expand full review >>

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Bike Setup:   Liteville 301 all mountain setup

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by John Hayes a Cross Country Rider from Indiana

Date Reviewed: December 11, 2007

Strengths:    Good finish, Superb Clamp Design, Solid design, Graduated Marks, Internal Elliptical shape for strength

Weaknesses:    Price, A little Heavy

Bottom Line:   
A great sturdy seat post. It is dead silent on the trail and the clamp design is awesome. It supports the rails fully and makes adjustment very easy, you don't get those tiny clamps that leave you to wonder it will hold. This post grips the seat rails with authority. It was a little heavier than expected, but is a solidly built piece that will provide years of trouble free use.

Expand full review >>

Favorite Trail:   Brown County

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $110.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   U.S.E., Kalloy, American Classic

Bike Setup:   2006 Kona Kula Supreme, Sram X.0, Ritchey WCS, Rock Shox Sid Race, Hayes HFX-9 carbon, Extralite E-bones, Industry Nine Ultralite

Reviews 1 - 7 (7 Reviews Total)

Review Options:  Sorted by Latest Review | Sort by Best Rating

Niner RDO Carbon vs. Syntace P6 Hiflex Seatpost

There are a couple threads out there, but none that are actually able to offer comparisons on both. Anyone have a chance to ride both of the above seatposts and have any opinions? Is either better or pick the one you like the looks and go with that? Both seems pretty highly acclaimed. I'm on ... Read More »

RDO unstiff seatpost vs. Cannondale Save flash carbon vs. Syntace P6 Hiflex?

Anyone have experience with these seatposts and know about any pros and cons and how they compare? Do they all flex by the same amount?Read More »

Which flexi carbon seatpost? Niner RDO vs Cannondale SAVE vs Syntace P6 Hiflex

Looking for a decent lightweight seatpost to take the edge off the ride of my SS rigid 29er build. The Niner RDO unstiff carbon, Syntace P6 Hiflex and the Cannondale SAVE Flash carbon seatposts claim to have vibration reducing characteristics. I'm not looking for a suspension seatpost - just o ... Read More »

Comparison of the Cannondale SAVE and Syntace P6 hyflex seat posts.

I know many readers here despise carbon, and more so designer carbon, but i thought some racer types might find this carbon seat post comparison interesting. These seat posts are supposed to take the sting out of rooty:bumpy trails ridden on a hard tail or stiff suspension by "flexing". I have been ... Read More »

Syntace P6 hiflex

Has anyone seen the Syntace P6 Hiflex in stock anywhere in the US? At this point in time I would settle on the regular P6 but can't seem to find one for sale in 27.2x400mm either.Read More »

Read More »




MTBR on Facebook