Best bike seatposts 2024: what to consider when upgrading

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Wheels, saddles and handlebars are all items that cyclists love to upgrade - and understandably so, they all impact ride quality, comfort and speed. One other influential component that often gets overlooked is the bike's seatpost.

Your seatpost slips into the seat tube and attaches your saddle to your bike. Though there are exceptions, most of them look pretty unassuming. So what should you look out for in a seatpost upgrade?

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