Cane Creek eeSilk Carbon & mild alloy suspension seatposts easy your trip


Cane Creek has up to date their quick journey eeSilk suspension seatposts to enhance efficiency and sturdiness, including a brand new carbon shaft model and dropping the alloy publish’s worth. You continue to get 20mm of journey adjustable for rider weight to easy out tough asphalt, grime & gravel roads…

Cane Creek eeSilk Carbon & alloy 20mm suspension seatposts

Identical to the unique eeSilk, this new era Cane Creek eeSilk & the all-new eeSilk Carbon are designed to take the sting off of tough roads, gravel, and light-weight grime driving with its quick 20mm of suspension journey immediately at your saddle. Decrease vibration and a little bit of bump damping means decreased fatigue on lengthy mixed-surface rides, so you may get pleasure from extra time on the bike with out an enormous weight penalty.

What’s new? Improved sturdiness & decrease pricing!

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Whereas the longer-travel Thudbusters not too long ago received extra main overhauls, the brand new short-travel eeSilk’s concentrate on minor design tweaks to make the publish extra accessible to a wider vary of gravel & all-road riders, whereas bettering sturdiness.

Cane Creek eeSilk Carbon or alloy lightweight 20mm suspension seatpost, stainless steel pivot axles

The most important practical change is an improve to stable 300-series stainless-steel axles over the outdated hole aluminum one, now with the bushings moved inboard for higher safety. Cane Creek says the result’s quieter pivot actuation and total improved sturdiness. It additionally allowed the outer linkage arms to be trimmed down a bit for a decrease profile.

Cane Creek eeSilk Carbon or alloy lightweight 20mm suspension seatposts, head detail
Cane Creek eeSilk Carbon (left) or eeSilk alloy (proper)

The titanium {hardware} (and thumbwheel) of the unique carries over for the brand new mannequin with a brand new bonded-on carbon shaft. The brand new alloy model opts for stainless {hardware} to maintain pricing down, but in addition will get a 25mm longer shaft to suit extra bikes with sloping geometry. Each hold the identical 8mm offset, two-bolt seatpost head of the unique (one bolt up, one down.)

New rider weight restrict for the posts comes down a bit to 250lb/113kg with 5 elastomer hardness choices to permit lighter or heavier riders to finetune the trip for an additional $13. (All posts embrace the usual medium #5 elastomers.)

Cane Creek eeSilk & eeSilk Carbon – Choices, pricing & availability

Cane Creek eeSilk Carbon or alloy lightweight 20mm suspension seatpost, Moots all-road detail

The brand new Cane Creek eeSilk Carbon sells for $300, simply ten bucks greater than the unique again in 2018. The transfer to carbon doesn’t actually save weight vs. that older model, as an alternative offsetting the added weight of the upgraded {hardware} to come back in on the identical 295g for the 27.2 publish or 305g for 31.6mm (claimed) at 350mm lengthy.

The up to date alloy eeSilk is one other third cheaper at $200, however will get the identical new high quality & efficiency updates. The 27.2 eeSilk ought to weigh 345g or 350g for the 31.6mm model, in 375mm lengths for the alloy posts.

Cane Creek eeSilk Carbon or alloy lightweight 20mm suspension seatpost, Moots road bike

Each variations are in inventory, obtainable now direct from Cane Creek or their retail community.


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