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Components 101: Learn the basics about seatposts before we go all technical

Components 101: Seatpost

The seatpost is the tube that connects the saddle with the frame. Seatposts are telescopically fitted inside the seat tube and adjusted to the required rider height.  The diameter of the seatpost depends upon the internal diameter of the seat tube. They are available in various diameters, lengths and offsets (the distance between the centreline of the seatpost tube and clamp area.

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