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Cane Creek releases eeSilk suspension seatpost for gravel and road bikes

Published July 18, 2018

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components has released a new suspension seatpost for dropbar bikes, called the eeSilk Post.

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The post offers 20 millimeters of vertical compliance and features forged and machined aluminum parts with titanium fastening hardware and interchangeable elastomers. The post weighs less than 300 grams and retails for $289.

"The eeSilk Post is all about extending your ride," said Brent Graves, the president and CEO of Cane Creek. "It not only reduces fatigue over those long road rides, it gives you the ability to take a road – be it gravel, or rough pavement – that you might not have felt comfortable riding with a rigid post. It's about giving you options as a rider."

The eeSilk Post comes in a 27.2 diameter and is 350 millimeters long. Seat rail clamps accommodate metal/round and composite/oval rails. Three included interchangeable elastomers allow adjustment for riders from 100 to 260 pounds. Additional elastomers are available separately to accomodate riders under 100 pounds or between 260-330 pounds.

"We put a lot of thought into every detail of the eeSilk Post," said Sam Anderson, product manager for Cane Creek. "From the inclusion of a beautifully welded titanium thumbwheel on the clamping bolt to the angled cut at the insertion end of the post we made sure that every detail was thought out to meet the needs of today's performance all-road, endurance and gravel rider."

The eeSilk Post comes in a black, two-tone, gloss and sandblasted finish with a minimalistic black–on-black laser-etched graphic on the side of the post. They will be available through Cane Creek distributors and retailers or factory direct through the company's website this month.

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