Nashbar Suspension 2 MTB Seatpost

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Nashbar Suspension 2 MTB Seatpost
The Nashbar Suspension 2 Mountain Bike Seatpost is the from next generation of Nashbar suspension seatposts, and features both spring preload and sideplay adjustability.
  • Made from 6061-T6 aluminum for added strength and durability, the seatpost is then given a turn finished and anodized black to resist scratches
  • 350mm length, 75mm min. saddle height
Nashbar Suspension 2 MTB Seatpost
  • WEIGHT 513g
  • MATERIAL 6061-T6 aluminum
  • DIAMETER
  • LENGTH 350mm
  • OFFSET
  • Rating 4

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Nashbar Suspension 2 MTB Seatpost
 
4.1

(based on 28 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (11)
  • Versatile (7)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Attractive (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Commuting/city (19)
  • Mountain biking (11)
  • Road biking (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid cyclist (11), Casual/ recreational (10), Commuter (6)
    • Cycling Style:
    • Comfort oriented (22), Speed oriented (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (25)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

No

By Bob

from Armagh, PA>

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Wasn't expensive

Cons

  • Very stiff

Best Uses

  • Commuting/City

Comments about Nashbar Suspension 2 MTB Seatpost:

Even with the tension adjustment backed off the whole way, it still is extremely stiff. Maybe it will loosen up over time.

  • Cycling Style:
  • Comfort Oriented
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

DOES THE JOB

By RonG

from Bend, Oregon

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Commuting/City

    Comments about Nashbar Suspension 2 MTB Seatpost:

    This post does the job I was looking for, considerably reducing the pain of going over the ruts and bumps I encounter on my regular travel routes. It fit perfectly into my bike frame and was easy to install. I made no attempt to adjust the shock absorber. It did what I wanted right out of the box.

    • Cycling Style:
    • Comfort Oriented
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    seatpost

    By shutuplegs

    from north vernon in

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Mountain Biking

      Comments about Nashbar Suspension 2 MTB Seatpost:

      It was too long it should come in various lengths. I have a full suspension and was hitting on my frame at my height. I had to cut and tap hole. I am a maintenance supervisor in manufacturing so I had access to correct tools.

      • Cycling Style:
      • Comfort Oriented
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      2.0

      I had to return it

      By Riwabo

      from Boston area

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Commuting/City

          Comments about Nashbar Suspension 2 MTB Seatpost:

          Unfortunately, the suspension of this seatpost was completely jammed and I had to return it. No vertical motion at all. I gather, from others' comments, that I wasn't the only one receive a defective one.

          • Cycling Style:
          • Comfort Oriented
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Do not buy this!

          By Jake

          from Fort Lauderdale, FL

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • None that I can report

          Cons

          • Does not work

          Best Uses

          • Not on a bike

          Comments about Nashbar Suspension 2 MTB Seatpost:

          I purchased a mountain bike from Nashbar and as I have back issues, I purchased this post, it arrived 3 weeks ago and it was faulty, I spoke to their technical support who confirmed for me that it was faulty (??)
          I received instruction to send it back, (no they will not send a replacement until they get the bad one).
          Today I received the replacement and it is also faulty (again I had to talk to technical support for them to confirm that it is faulty....). Again they will not send a replacement until after they receive the faulty one... so again I have to go to the post office and send this garbage back. I am not happy with this seat post or Nashbar

          • Cycling Style:
          • Comfort Oriented
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Good for the Road

          By Drdaddio

          from Seattle, WA

          About Me Commuter

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable

          Cons

          • Heavy

          Best Uses

          • Commuting/City
          • Road Biking

          Comments about Nashbar Suspension 2 MTB Seatpost:

          I bought this suspension seatpost for the lighter of my two commuters due to some recent neck surgery. The occasionally painful bump in the road is all but gone with this post. It does add a pound to my bike, but is well worth the weight sacrifice.

          • Cycling Style:
          • Comfort Oriented
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Nice product for older mountain bikes!

          By Biker for life

          from Verona, NJ

          About Me Competitive Cyclist

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Mountain Biking

              Comments about Nashbar Suspension 2 MTB Seatpost:

              After reading the positive reviews on this seatpost, I decided to purchase it for my Specialized Hardrock sport (no suspension). I have been having intermittent back pain, and wanted to get some suspension to soak up the bumps while mountain biking. The installation was fairly simple and straightforward. One thing I don't think any other reviewer mentioned is that nashbar has recommended torque values for the sideplay adjustment and seat installation bolt. If you don't have a torque wrench, I would recommend getting this installed at a local bike shop. After greasing up the post, I turned the suspension adjustment 1 rotation, then went for a ride. With this setup, there was a noticeable spring for larger bumps, but on flat surfaces and most of the time, the seat wasn't very bouncy (a good thing!). So far it seems like a pretty ideal product (and will save me from having to buy a suspension bike near term!) Can't wait to try this thing on some trails! Great product Nashbar!

              • Cycling Style:
              • Speed Oriented
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Instantly noticeable

              By Mr. and Mrs. Miller

              from North Manchester, IN

              About Me Avid Cyclist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adjustable Dampening
              • Looks Cool With Logo
              • Very Very Affordable
              • Well designed

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Road Biking

              Comments about Nashbar Suspension 2 MTB Seatpost:

              Didn't get around the corner from the house before my wife got a big smile on her face and said "Oh honey, I can definitely tell the difference already".

              • Cycling Style:
              • Comfort Oriented
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Great ride!

              By Larry

              from Pittsburgh, PA

              About Me Avid Cyclist

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Commuting/City

                  Comments about Nashbar Suspension 2 MTB Seatpost:

                  This seat post was purchased to replace springer seat, and the difference is night and day. It takes the shock out of regular bumps and potholes and takes the vibration out of unpaved trails. Great for long rides.

                  • Cycling Style:
                  • Comfort Oriented
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  4.0

                  It makes a difference

                  By Phil

                  from Rochester NY

                  About Me Avid Cyclist

                  Pros

                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Commuting/City
                    • Mountain Biking

                    Comments about Nashbar Suspension 2 MTB Seatpost:

                    Using this post on my fat-bike. I combined it with a gel/suspension saddle (Selle Royal Ellipse Relaxed Saddle). It has made a big difference in comfort level. The design of the saddle doesn't interfere with my ride geometry.

                    • Cycling Style:
                    • Speed Oriented
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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