Moxey Suspension Seatpost Suspension Seatpost

4.48/5 (126 Reviews)
MSRP : $199.00


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Moxey Suspension Seatpost


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Gaydajean a Weekend Warrior from Las Vegas, NV

Date Reviewed: August 2, 2010

Strengths:    I bought the product way-back when Moxey Bros had a patent pending. I've used many seatposts -- telescopic and not --, and this is by far my favorite. It has lots of travel, making the ride much more comfortable. Others who have ridden by bicycle appreciated the seatpost too.

Weaknesses:    I found none.

Bottom Line:   
Buy it if you're looking for lots of down and back travel. I probably wouldn't recommend it if your bike has full suspension because you might compromise crank-to-wheel energy transfer. I was so sorry when I had to get rid of my first one. I'm glad they got the patent on it.

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Favorite Trail:   mostly a roadie.

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $100.00

Purchased At:   Just Mountain BIkes,

Similar Products Used:   U.S.E. road, Tamer Pivot Plus Suspension seatpost,

Bike Setup:   Salsa Vaya 30 gears.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by bill from Murfreesboro, Tn

Date Reviewed: May 7, 2004

Strengths:    - Full susp. feel for cheap
- Easy to set up initially


Weaknesses:    - Adjustment screw slips down when riding so that you lose rebound
- Aluminum cap that holds it all together isn't engineered the best. I had to have it redone by a friend.
- Don't get me wrong. The product is working and I love it.


Bottom Line:   
Get it if possible. I'm glad I found one on Ebay. The Tamer Tricky Dick seems to have the same idea and good reviews. I would probably get one of those before the Cane Creek. I'm not impressed by the patent junk they pulled.

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Favorite Trail:   Lock 4 i guess, I haven't been out west yet.

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   Ebay

Similar Products Used:   Rock Shox telescoping, Some other junk

Bike Setup:   Trek 7000 (2000 model) stock. It does the job.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Cam a Cross Country Rider from Japan

Date Reviewed: March 28, 2004

Strengths:    Dear Fred,

I was looking through the web today to see how the Moxey and Team Vision are doing, whether they have any improvements, etc. I came across your 2003 review which matches my belief of this product to a T. I have had the Moxey for aeons, must be must be about 10 years now without a single failure. It is probably the best aftermarket product I have ever purchased.

Anyway, the reason why I am writing you is because of a very interestint note I found. If you "type team and vision and moxey" (without the quotations in your browser, you will get an article that says that the moxey infringed on Cane Creeks Thudbuster, they were taken to court and lost everything. Then Cane creek received everything related to the Moxey and completley wiped it out.

This means that you and I have a very rare bird in our midst! Hang onto it as they are now an extinct species, one of a very rare breed that is probably the best product of its kind evermade. In truth, I don't think that the Thudbuster came close to the feel of a Moxey. Ride on!


Weaknesses:    The saddle is extremely difficult to adjust and the aluminum ratchets bind, making it nearly impossible to make minor adjustments.

Bottom Line:   
Unbelievable product that unfortunately got wiped out by, what I believe is a non-superior product.

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Fred a Cross Country Rider from Salt Lake City

Date Reviewed: September 7, 2003

Strengths:    -great comfort for a hardtail!
-plush action
-3" of travel
-tuneable elastomer
-controlled rebound
-preload adjustment


Weaknesses:    -saddle tilt adjustment is coarse
-bushings need to be replaced every few months if ridden regularly


Bottom Line:   
This a review for the moxey w/ the foam elastomer, not the transparent elastomer. The new elastomer rebounds much slower, so it doesn't kick me in the butt. Feels very 'natural'. The elatomer stiffness can also be tuned by mixed, matching or removing 3 cylindrical plugs in the elastomer. The moxey rides better than the thudbuster--the elastomers in the thudbuster rebound to quickly and kick you in the butt. Telescoping posts are farm league equipment compared to the parallelogram posts. Unfortunately, Cane Creek patented the location of thier pivots and sued moxey out of business, killing a superior product. The moxey also has a preload adjustment that is great for setting up the correct saddle position. The moxey bushings wear out a bit quick, develop play and start ovalizing.

On rough fireroad descents, i've unclipped my feet, and while seated, coasted by other riders on softails or telescoping posts who were standing. Once i tried a rigid post again and couldn't believe how nasty it was.

If you are thinking about getting a dualie with less than 3" of travel consider a parallelogram post.

Also, please write Cane Creek asking them to incorporate the moxey elastomer technology into their post. The Thud's is lighter and its pivots are more durable.

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Similar Products Used:   -thudbuster
-rockshox


Bike Setup:   Trek 9.9

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by ace lee a Cross Country Rider from canada/korea

Date Reviewed: August 16, 2002

Strengths:    soaks up the bumps

Weaknesses:    heavy

Bottom Line:   
it really works...those who have softtails...ha

i used to think they were great..but once i got this hardtail Ti bike...

it is much lighter and faster...so..i had a little problem getting used to a hardtail after riding softtail..then i found this baby on clearance...so i brought this baby home and installed it...ever since i'm much faster and more aggressive rider...

bobbing back and forth? u get used to it pretty soon i tell you..it really works and very comfortable...

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Favorite Trail:   watershed

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $100.00

Purchased At:   rocky cycle

Similar Products Used:   telecopic...

Bike Setup:   litespeed...that tells you everything

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by ace lee a Cross Country Rider from KOREA

Date Reviewed: July 17, 2002

Strengths:    long travel distance, fairly light compared to full suspension rear shox..super plush ride takes every bump...

Weaknesses:    well if cost worries you...and it weighs a lot more than regular seatpost...if you like the hard feeling in the butt...this thing will make you mad

Bottom Line:   
Well..i've ridden fullsuspension all the way and i got this litespeed hardtail..

i know it's stupid to have a Ti bike and have a super heavy suspension seatpost...but i couln't help buying this...it looks so cool.

so i bought it and wow...it takes almost all the bumps from small to medium..you're not supposed to be sitted when taking bigger ones..

some people worry about back and forth movement...but it's nothing. Like we used to think the sun went around earth, it feels like the bike is moving by itself...so basically it does what a suspension is supposed to do...it suspends the rider while the bike does the moving...

if you had a full suspension and want a bike that goes faster? then you should try this...mine was the only one left in the shop because they don't make it anymore...

still, there should be some left in old shops..so go and buy before it's too late.

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Favorite Trail:   watershed

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $100.00

Purchased At:   rockycycle

Similar Products Used:   rock shox

Bike Setup:   Lite speed Obed

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Jessica Creces a Weekend Warrior from Milton, Ontario, CANADA

Date Reviewed: January 3, 2002

Strengths:    Allows hardtail riders to get the feel of a full suspension for a bit cheaper price; Saves you from sore butts when riding bumpy or rooty trails; Looks really cool and often have people asking, "What the hell is that"; Pivot suspension action is much more natural than typical "up-down" suspension seat posts!

Weaknesses:    Cane Creek called on Moxey for patent infringement so you can't get them just anywhere now. The Cane Creek Thudbuster is pretty much the same, but doesn't look quite as funky...

Bottom Line:   
This Moxey is an amazing purchase, I wouldn't trade mine in for anything. My butt is a lot happier these days and it is probably the best component I've added to my hardtail yet...
I was lucky to find one on eBay for a pretty good price, but if I would have had to buy one retail here in Canada it would have cost me over $200, that is pretty steep! The one-size-fits-all shim it comes with is useless for a large diameter post, so spend the extra 5 bucks and get one that actually fits.
Definitely the way to go if you have a hardtail!!

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $85.00

Purchased At:   eBay

Similar Products Used:   Tried a Cane Creek Thudbuster

Bike Setup:   2000 Thin Blue Line hardtail

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by GREGY a Racer from THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS

Date Reviewed: December 13, 2001

Strengths:    EFFICIENT AND FUNCTIONAL THE NEWER ELASTOMERS HAVE A DAMPING QUALITIES

Weaknesses:    LITTLE HEFTY

Bottom Line:   
FULL SUSPENSION RIDE WITH A RELATIVLY LOW PRICE TAG. EFICIENT STAY SEATED ON THE ROUGH AND DOWNHILLS =SAVE ENERGY WIN RACES. THE MOXEY IS A LITTLE HEAVIER THAN THE COMPETITION BUT THE QUALITY AND FUNCTION HAVE GOT THEM BEAT, THE CUSTOMER SUPPORT RULES THEY SENT ME NEW BUSHINGS AND TOOL FOR FREE. WHEN I BROKE ONE OF THE OLDER ELASTOMERS MY DEALER SWAPED IT OUT FOR A NEW ONE ON THE SPOT. I RACED CROSS WITH THIS SEATPOST THIS YEAR IT RULED REMOUNTS WHERE CUSHY AND MY PEDAL STROKE WAS UNINTERUPTED I DID WELL THANKS TEAM-V

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Similar Products Used:   CANE CREEK/THUDBUSTER G-SHOCK USE

Bike Setup:   MY LAST 3 HARDTAILS
CROSSBIKE

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by GREGY a Racer from THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS

Date Reviewed: December 13, 2001

Strengths:    EFFICIENT AND FUNCTIONAL THE NEWER ELASTOMERS HAVE A DAMPING QUALITIES

Weaknesses:    LITTLE HEFTY

Bottom Line:   
FULL SUSPENSION RIDE WITH A RELATIVLY LOW PRICE TAG. EFICIENT STAY SEATED ON THE ROUGH AND DOWNHILLS =SAVE ENERGY WIN RACES. THE MOXEY IS A LITTLE HEAVIER THAN THE COMPETITION BUT THE QUALITY AND FUNCTION HAVE GOT THEM BEAT, THE CUSTOMER SUPPORT RULES THEY SENT ME NEW BUSHINGS AND TOOL FOR FREE. WHEN I BROKE ONE OF THE OLDER ELASTOMERS MY DEALER SWAPED IT OUT FOR A NEW ONE ON THE SPOT. I RACED CROSS WITH THIS SEATPOST THIS YEAR IT RULED REMOUNTS WHERE CUSHY AND MY PEDAL STROKE WAS UNINTERUPTED I DID WELL THANKS TEAM-V

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Similar Products Used:   CANE CREEK/THUDBUSTER G-SHOCK USE

Bike Setup:   MY LAST 3 HARDTAILS
CROSSBIKE

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Miles from TN

Date Reviewed: November 14, 2001

Strengths:    SOLID; this post blows every other suspension seatpost out of the water in the lateral stability department; I used one for almost three years without it developing any play; of course the suspension action is smooth as well, and does a tremendous job of making your hardtail both more comfortable and faster (and you get less fatigued); the customer service was fantastic

Weaknesses:    I never ran across any

Bottom Line:   
This is the suspension seatpost to have; I have ridden across the country, and never ran into any trail system for which the bike did not benefit from having this post. Too bad they were pushed out of business, due to patent disputes. This really sucks for me, because I had just gotten a new post (after my older one had been stolen), but made the mistake of going for the hard elastomer. This harder spring does not really provide enough travel for me (I weigh 165), so I have had to take the post off. It is currently for sale if anyone is interested, and weighs ~180 or more. Regardless, this is truly a gem, and the industry is the worse for not having them around anymore.

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $190.00

Similar Products Used:   Cane Creek Thudbuster

Bike Setup:   Cannondale Hardtail

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Jon a Racer from Greenfield WI U.S.A.

Date Reviewed: October 28, 2001

Weaknesses:    Pushed out of business. Waranty is screwed.

Bottom Line:   
This seat post is great, lightweight and very functional. If you ride where roots and rocks cover the trail. You can make it sooo much easier by getting one of these (if you can find one) I got mine cheap but it would be worth twice what I paid. This thing keeps my back from being sore and makes two hour rides seem like forty-five minute ones. It also looks trick. I was always torn between a F.S. bike and a hard tail. I bought a hard tail because it cost half as much and I can make it into a FS in ten minutes. There is an advantage over a FS though. My bike is lighter and cheaper and my energy is put into the pedaling. Don't buy one of those pogo stick Rock shox things. When you ride, your weight rocks back and forth, Not up and down. The linkage does the same back and forth motion. You should at least try it for kicks and decide for yourself. I just know that I have a weight advantage over the other racers

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Favorite Trail:   John Muir

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   Pedros Fest

Similar Products Used:   rock shox seat post- tested

Bike Setup:   Home Grown XT/XTR drivetrain blah blah blah

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Tucker Snedeker a Racer from Lisle, IL

Date Reviewed: April 14, 2001

Strengths:    Works well

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
Cane Creek put these guys out of business in 2000 due to a patent infringement. I guess sometimes business can be ugly. Too bad since this post really rocked. Maybe they'll make it again 20 years from now when the patent runs out . . .

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Duration Product Used:   Tested or demo'ed only

Similar Products Used:   USE Alien


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by H a Cross Country Rider from Toronto, Canada

Date Reviewed: March 28, 2001

Strengths:    Exceptionally smooth, cheap, Can pump air in tires full (for maximus speed) and not feel it as much, Can use any type of seat, Can walk after ride, And real cool looking. Completely changes your bike...

Weaknesses:    ?

Bottom Line:   
Good. Great. Buy once and never buy again. use with softride stem and full rigid performance full suspension ride.

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Favorite Trail:   The roads of toronto

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   MTBR classifieds

Similar Products Used:   rigid seatpost with springy seat (ouch?)

Bike Setup:   Huffy Titanium Boron Steel bike, air free tire in the back on stock wheel (tire is rated as 95psi)
mavic 222 wheelset on front, altus derailleurs brakes, softride suspension stem with stock everything else. Middlemore leather saddle.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by smokey strodtman a Cross Country Rider from gilliam, MO USA

Date Reviewed: March 16, 2001

Bottom Line:   
this is an update to my review last may. the moxey is still performing flawlessly and has caused zero problems. total maintenance has been a quick shot of amsoil metal protector on the pivots 3 times. still one of the best upgrades i have made to this bike. i subscribe to mountain bike magazine and they have been very critical of suspension seatposts lately, calling them one of the worst mountain bike upgrades. when those guys get close to the big
five-o with back and joint trouble, they may be changing their tune. of course, when they get free multi-thousand dollar f/s bikes to test, i guess they forget how it is in the real world for the rest of us.

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Favorite Trail:   lots of them

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $80.00

Purchased At:   moxey website

Bike Setup:   fisher marlin, lots of mods.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jackson a Weekend Warrior from Boston

Date Reviewed: December 16, 2000

Strengths:    tilt, fore/aft, preload adjustments, changeable elastomers

Weaknesses:    only comes in one seatpost size, the rest of the people have to use the cheesy polyshim or pay another 10 bucks to get a shim; weighs a ton

Bottom Line:   
Great post. It definitely does it's job by softening up the ride. It did feel a bit weird at the beginning with the saddle changing positions, but that feeling goes away in no time. In the winter, if left in the cold, the elastomer becomes hard and stiffens the ride a whole lot, but it should return back to normal one the saddle is bounced on a couple of times. The post does weigh a lot, but it's benefits outweigh the weight penalty. The saddle clamp is quite tough to deal with. The threads of the screws stripped halfway into the post and it took me forever to get it in all the way. Their customer service was terrific, before Cane Creek decided to whine since their post wasn't good enough and sued and took over Moxey. Now we have to deal with more automated customer service lines...

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $80.00

Similar Products Used:   regular seatpost

Bike Setup:   Stumpjumper w/Moxey MC

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