unknown Next SL Seatpost

4.8/5 (5 Reviews)
Weight : 230 grams


Product Description

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

  • Patent pending head design
  • Side clamping rail system
  • Highly tested and engineered carbon tube


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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Bob a Cross Country Rider from Louisville

Date Reviewed: June 30, 2007

Strengths:    Awesome looks,comfy,durable,the best adjustment system out there.

Weaknesses:    None so far.

Bottom Line:   
This seatpost has been perfect so far for this heavy rider. Much more comfortable for me than aluminum. Definately takes the edge off trail chatter. I prefer it to the mushy feel and the loss of power of the Thudbuster. Make sure to round off the inside lip of the top of the seattube (slightly) with a file before use - carbon doesn't like sharp angles where it flexes at the top of the frame.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Similar Products Used:   Cheap aluminum seatposts,Litespeed aluminum,Thudbuster LT, Raceface Dues and Evolve,Flyte titanium.

Bike Setup:   Niner aluminum EMD9 29er hardtail.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by sean mcdevitt a Racer from berkeley

Date Reviewed: February 27, 2007

Strengths:    Light weight but durable

Weaknesses:    none, ok maybe could be slightly lighter

Bottom Line:   
great seat post, SOOO much more comfy than Thomson. Good lordy my ass thanks Race face carbon post. [bike is hard tail]. Night and day difference. In 1 month got over 100 miles of single track on it. It slipped once but just needed to tighten more. RF customer service great.

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Favorite Trail:   24 hour in the old pueblo

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   race face

Similar Products Used:   thomson

Bike Setup:   Sram XO, avid juicy carbon, chris king hubs, rock sox reba [bike is Jericho Payback

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Dave a Cross Country Rider from Vancouver, BC

Date Reviewed: October 12, 2006

Bottom Line:   
This is a solid product from Raceface. The unique clamp is easy to adjust and I had no problems with slippage. The post is reasonably light but not significantly lighter than high quality aluminum posts from Easton or Thomson. Finally, this post also has A LOT of offset - depending on your bike set-up, this may be a problem.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $85.00

Purchased At:   Mighty Riders!


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Stefano Fabrizi a Cross Country Rider from Milano, Italy

Date Reviewed: August 11, 2006

Strengths:    Great product of fine design, innovative clamp adjustment, easy tunable.Strong and stable platform.

Weaknesses:    The top end model should be sold with Ti and aluminum bolts, instead of steel ones...(shame!)

Bottom Line:   
This product will have a long long life. I wish the company could upgrade Next SL with a lightweight kit for weight conscious addicted (and who weight light too...) like me!

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Favorite Trail:   Greece off road in Peloponneso

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $80.00

Purchased At:   Bike Planet Italy

Similar Products Used:   Yeti,FRM,Thomson

Bike Setup:   FRM 10 HP with FRM components. Eggbeater pedals, Little Albert Schwalbe tires, Fisik Aliante saddle, Sram drivetrain

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Gregg Soster a Cross Country Rider from Columbus, OH 43021

Date Reviewed: May 1, 2006

Strengths:    The best saddle clamp adjustment I've ever seen, light as any Easton but less finicky. Nice measuring lines for remeoving excess post length.

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
Great post, the seat clamp is a two bolt affair this is truly unique, first adjustment hold the fore 7 aft, second clamps controls the tilt. Others posts always require you similtaneously hold postions while tighting. Also has nice degree marks and post height marks. Oh and it holds the saddle perfectly still of course.

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Favorite Trail:   dry ones

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $100.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   Easton, American Classic, OEMs,

Bike Setup:   Rocky Mountain Element 70

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