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Cane Creek Thudbuster LT Seatpost

USD$152.10 10% off USD$169.00 msrp
Item #: SE611B00
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Cane Creek Thudbuster LT Seatpost

3G - the 3rd generation of Thudbuster seatposts from Cane Creek. A full 3 inches of travel with a preload adjustable, two-stage elastomer shock. Quality construction with an aluminum mast and links. The 3G features a forged linkage with wider-spaced bushings to increase lateral stiffness and a micro-adjust seat clamp. Split link arms enable ease of disassembly in the field, and simple bushing replacement. Lusting after a full-suspension ride, but just can’t afford it right now? The Thudbuster is a great stopgap solution, adding additional comfort and control to your hardtail.

  • Kit includes:1 soft, 2 medium, and 1 firm elastomer. Mix them to fine tune for your rider weight.
  • 75mm of travel
  • Weight: 545 grams (27.2mm)
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Cane Creek Thudbuster LT Seatpost
 
4.4

(based on 50 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (29)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Strong construction (19)
  • Great mounting system (10)
  • Attractive (9)
  • Durable (3)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

  • Heavy (8)

Best Uses

  • Mountain biking (17)
  • Upgrade (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid cyclist (11), Casual/ recreational (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (17)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Excellent Seat Post

I had this installed for over year now and still works really well. Since I moved from full suspension to hard tail, this helps a lot during the transition. Highly recommended, specially for...Read complete review

I had this installed for over year now and still works really well. Since I moved from full suspension to hard tail, this helps a lot during the transition. Highly recommended, specially for those who do a lot of endurance ride. I'm hoping they will improve the design for future model and cut some weight, a bit heavy for lighter frame imho. Otherwise I love it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Thudbuster Order & Service Feedback

Ordering System did not allow me to nominate that I wanted two black elastomers and I was surprised that the postage was extra to Australia. Now I am using the Seatpost it flexes too...Read complete review

Ordering System did not allow me to nominate that I wanted two black elastomers and I was surprised that the postage was extra to Australia. Now I am using the Seatpost it flexes too much and really needs firmer Elastomers to manage my weight.
Regards
Geoff
(P.S. I also wanted to cancel this order and reinstate it with additional purchases to make the Postage costs spread further - this was not acknowledeged in your emails with me).

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4.0

Works as promised

By Zach the Bearded One

from Nashua, NH

About Me Avid Cyclist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Great Mounting System
  • Strong Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Mountain Biking
    • Upgrade

    Comments about Cane Creek Thudbuster LT Seatpost:

    Works like a charm! Been using this for a couple of weeks now, love it. Only "drawback" would be that the frame rails are set behind center of post, which puts you further back from the handlebars. A quick swap of bars and I couldn't be any happier!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Takes the harshness out

    By Fuji guy

    from Ky

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

    • Doesn't Replace Full Susp

    Best Uses

    • Mountain Biking

    Comments about Cane Creek Thudbuster LT Seatpost:

    It does help with the bumps, but you really need to experiment to get the best out of it. It's a nice stop gap until I can afford full suspension.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Great product

    By Browser

    from South Africa

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Mountain Biking

      Comments about Cane Creek Thudbuster LT Seatpost:

      Excellent product for someone with a lower back problem. I have no experience riding a full suspension bike, but the Thudbuster does a great job on a hardtail e-bike. Expensive, but great quality. With the neoprene cover fitted you hardly notice it on the bike. Some advice: don't try to replace the elastomers before fittng the Thudbuster onto the bike with the saddle. One has to move the Thudbuster forwards and back to fit the elastomers, and the leverage is not there if you try to do this otherwise. Excellent shipping to South Africa.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Very comfortable seat post

      By Sam

      from Bahrain

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Great Mounting System
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

      • Heavy

      Best Uses

      • Mountain Biking
      • Upgrade

      Comments about Cane Creek Thudbuster LT Seatpost:

      Does not look good aesthetically but very comfortable for long rides and on mix trails.Had been using it regularly for 3 months now and no complaint as of yet. Almost same comfort ride as my full suspension bike.Stiffness level can be ajusted to riders preference with the choice of elastomers.Looks and feels solidly built. good value for the money.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Excellent Seat Post

      By xris

      from Jacksonville, FL

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Great Mounting System
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

      • Heavy

      Best Uses

      • Mountain Biking

      Comments about Cane Creek Thudbuster LT Seatpost:

      I had this installed for over year now and still works really well. Since I moved from full suspension to hard tail, this helps a lot during the transition. Highly recommended, specially for those who do a lot of endurance ride. I'm hoping they will improve the design for future model and cut some weight, a bit heavy for lighter frame imho. Otherwise I love it.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      You Get Waht You pay For

      By Fair Weather Rider

      from Maltby, WA

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Durable
      • Great Mounting System
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

      • Extra But Worthy Weight

      Best Uses

      • Commuting
      • Mountain Biking
      • Upgrade

      Comments about Cane Creek Thudbuster LT Seatpost:

      One of the better components I've added. Totally bombproof. Really performs well on single track. Comfortable for cross country commuting.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      I had this seatpost for 3 years

      By Organic Manic

      from Fort Lauderdale, FL

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Strong Construction

      Cons

      • Heavy

      Best Uses

      • Mountain Biking

      Comments about Cane Creek Thudbuster LT Seatpost:

      If you have trails with mega roots in your area and you have a hard tail this might be the right seatpost for you. (or you have a bad back) The drawbacks to the seatpost are:
      1. Its heavier than a standard non-shock post
      2. It raises the center of gravity on the bike (not a great thing)

      I switched this out eventually for a carbon seatpost with a nice setback but i did like it when i had it.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      4.0

      really takes the edge off rough terrain

      By wjh

      from ontario

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

      • Heavy

      Best Uses

      • Mountain Biking

      Comments about Cane Creek Thudbuster LT Seatpost:

      Works great. Definitely worth the money

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Return Customer

      By Jason P

      from Murrieta, CA

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Great Mounting System
      • Just Enough Give But Not
      • Strong Construction
      • Very comfortable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Mountain Biking
        • Upgrade

        Comments about Cane Creek Thudbuster LT Seatpost:

        This was among the many upgrades I had on my previous 29er that was stolen a couple of months ago. When I received my replacement 29er all of the parts were much upgraded from what ii was used too on my old bike...except the seat and post. I went on a 20 mile trail ride the first Saturday and it took me about 5-6 days to let my butt heal! So the first Monday after that ride I went to Jenson in Riverside and picked-up my thudbuster. I never realized (or just took for granted) how well this thing works until I went without it. My 29er is a hard tail and I am not interested in a full suspension bike since I like to ride a lot of technical trails with uphill challenges. The Thubbuster does not have a lot of travel but it works extremely well with what it provides. I highly recommend this unit for an upgrade to your hard tail bike!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Great design for hard tail entry level

        By Alfredo

        from Torreon, Mexico

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Great Mounting System
        • Lightweight
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Mountain Biking

          Comments about Cane Creek Thudbuster LT Seatpost:

          I am a recreational mountain biker. That goes once a week out for a 20 to 25 mile ride. I took the thudbuster to a marathon recently near 55 mile ride and made the difference. Great for my lower back and not to heavy that makes it a no brainier for those with entry level hard tail mountain bikes.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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