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No, not having a large number of posts on mtbr.com.

I just learned this term that is being used around Shasta City. Refers to mtbers that ride with their seat post at full extension most of the time.
 

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I found the high point I needed then cut off the excess. With the necessary amount in the seat tube of course. Doesn't look high, but it can't go any higher.

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It sounds like the Shuttle-monkeys are now the "norm" around Shasta City. The never climb so they never raise the saddle to a full leg extension height.
 

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It's been a long time since I dropped mine. Back in the days of my big bike I did enjoy dropping it a few inches. Now I figure, "f*** it".
If I die, I die.
 

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I never lower it. I use the seat so much to steer the bike when I am desending.

Plus there is so much up and down here in Colorado that you are back climbing before you know it.
 

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set it and forget it.

I rode with my daughter earlier this week and while she of course won't listen to any technical advice on how to ride, we did talk about "earning your downhill!" i'm trying to bring her up right.
 

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High poster. Set & forget. Don't need to drop the saddle, because I know how to get my butt behind it on descents.
 

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I've been having problems with the seatpost on my Rig slipping lately. By the time it slips 0.25" in the frame, I can feel in in my hamstrings, and I have to stop to raise it back to full leg extension.

I have since sanded the post to stop that annoying little problem.
 
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