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Brompton Extended Seatpost- setting correct height

Staggerlee46Staggerlee46 Posts: 38
edited May 2010 in Road general
Apologies if this has been previously covered.
When unfolding a Brompton, you may not want to extend the seapost fully in order to achieve your correct seat height.
Is there a way that the correct seat height can be quickly achieved when extending up the seatpost?
The obvious solution is a calibrated post, but I don't believe this is an option that Brompton offer. Another idea is a jubilee clip applied to the post when it extends past the frame at low level, stopping the the extension of the post at the correct height.
Any other suggestions welcome.


  • ride_wheneverride_whenever Posts: 13,279
    Chop the post and flare it out at the appropriate height.
  • jc4labjc4lab Posts: 554
    Why the fuss to be honest. By rule of thumb correct height is tip toe when sat on the bike but I change the height just a touch either lightly up or down just for a change of posture when riding any distance(a change is as good as rest)..Also during a ride mine slips down slighlty cos of my weight.Just adjust it as and when you feel.and go with what feels right..
  • Clever PunClever Pun Posts: 6,778
    just bring it up to your crotch level, it's right 99 times out of 100. The more you do it the more you'll get 'your height'
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