unknown Deus Seatpost

2.8/5 (5 Reviews)
Weight : 240 grams

Product Description

The deus xc post features an innovative, patent pending head design which offers maximum adjustability while minimizing weight.

  • Patent pending head design
  • Side clamping rail system
  • 7050 heat treated aluminum

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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:2
Submitted by Arek C a Cross Country Rider from Bolton, ON

Date Reviewed: May 30, 2008

Strengths:    Light; easy tilt adjustment, independent from fore-aft rail adjustment; cool looks

Weaknesses:    Weak! After a month of riding (maybe 10-12 rides), the cap that holds the rail clamp assembly cracked loose from the post's shaft, just like the user 2 reviews below described. I'm not that heavy (~185lbs), and the post was used strictly for xc trails. Haven't even seen any rock gardens yet.

Bottom Line:   
A nice post at first, but the way it broke after way too few rides, made me look at the design and I think it's something that they need to improve - maybe a deeper cap / more overlap with the shaft?
I hope I can get this warrantied, but it will probably brake in the same way again.
I wouldn't buy this again or recommend it to anyone, as it's clearly a design flaw.

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Favorite Trail:   Albion Hills

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   Mountain High Cyclery

Similar Products Used:   Thomson Elite, Race Face Prodigy (bomb-proof in comparison, but heavier, of course), generic no name posts (that never gave me trouble, funny enough)

Bike Setup:   Misfit Psycles diSSent singlespeed

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Robert Casper a Weekend Warrior from Brooklyn

Date Reviewed: October 4, 2007

Strengths:    Light, not creaky. Good adjustments.

Weaknesses:    Stiff

Bottom Line:   
Light, reasonably priced. Unique adjustment setup. A little too stiff for my tastes -- much more so than my old Ritchey seatpost. I can feel it on the streets of NYC, though -- must be painful on the trails.

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Favorite Trail:   East River Park

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $70.00

Purchased At:   Jenson USA

Similar Products Used:   Ritchey Logic

Bike Setup:   '98 Stumpjumper M2

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by james foreman a Weekend Warrior from essex, england,

Date Reviewed: February 25, 2007

Strengths:    looks fancy dan. simple design for ease of use

Weaknesses:    quality

Bottom Line:   
bottom line. it broke. put an end to todays ride and after only one hour.

i'm no fatty. 140lb-ish.
i don't ride anything that 10year old girls wouldn't tackle and my kit certainly hasn't been punished or pushed.

post as been on bike for long enough. set it once and only adjusted height since, so no tampering with tilt etc.
riding XC today i heard a "pinging" sound. thought saddle was kaput but no. checked that nothing was loose, it wasn't. carried on and heard another "ping", again nothing loose but the saddle tilted back slightly. reset the angle and carried on. the next "ping" was the most unpleasent "ping"........
(going to be hard to explain without pictures) the metal cap that holds the fore/aft and fits onto the end of the post had come away. it had pivoted on the tilt adjuster and pulled the cap off. this has left me with sore legs after having to ride 15miles standing, a funked saddle and a very sour taste in the mouth.

hopefully the shop will send back and exchange.

i would not purchase this product

no chilli's all round. it aint up to the job.

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Favorite Trail:   thorndon

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $100.00

Purchased At:   chelmer cycles

Similar Products Used:   other standard seatposts

Bike Setup:   sanderson frame(steel hardtail)

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Giancarlo Pelosi a Weekend Warrior from Miramar, FL, USA

Date Reviewed: July 13, 2006

Strengths:    Excellent. The saddle clamp is a really nice feature. The only other post that I would buy is the Thomson Elite onlt because it is 20 grams lighter...maybe. This post rugged and sharp.

Weaknesses:    It needs to be offered in a layback version like the Thomson. Then I would be a fan for life.

Bottom Line:   
Great bag for your buck and it looks great on the bike.

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Favorite Trail:   Markham Park

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   Bell's Bikes

Similar Products Used:   Specialized and Kore

Bike Setup:   06 Giant Trance 1 stock set up with a Chris King headset, Mavic Crossmax SL disc, Kenda Nevagal UST's, ODI lock on Rogue grips upgrade.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Stuart a Cross Country Rider from Colorado

Date Reviewed: July 7, 2006

Strengths:    So brilliant you wonder why no one came up with it before!

Bottom Line:   
It works! Just like RaceFace says it does. The clamp on the saddle is completely separate and disconnected from the tilt adjustment. Clamp the saddle in place, adjust the tilt and tighten the collar up. Very simple and straight forward. Much better than any other single bolt or double bolt clamp I have ever used. It even has the angle adjustment marked on the post so you don't need a level to get the saddle adjustment right.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   Cambria

Similar Products Used:   Ritchey, American Classic, cheap OEM crap

Bike Setup:   1998 Specialized Stumpjumper Pro morphed into a 2004 Stumpy Pro without a single thing on the bike original -including the frame.

Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

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