Deda Elementi Superleggero carbon seatpost review

A stylish post that's lightweight and performs admirably

Deda Superleggero carbon seatpost
(Image credit: Luke Friend)
Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Deda Superleggero is lightweight, elegant and expensive. It’s seemingly the coveted trifecta when it comes to high-end carbon seatposts and in this rarefied air the Superleggero holds its own. It features clean lines and a subtly stylish finish. It offers a well-cushioned ride and at 175 grams is among the lightest in class. Throw in a decent clamp and you have a seatpost well worthy of any road bike upgrade. But then there's the price...

Reasons to buy
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    Stylish looks

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    Super lightweight at 175g

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    Adds comfort on less-than-perfect roads

Reasons to avoid
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    Expensive at over £200

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    Adjustment wheel isn't the easiest to operate

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Deda Elementi have a long history of making sleek looking components that have found their way onto many a high-end road bike, including those ridden in the professional peloton. Its Superleggero carbon seatpost is one such product, featuring Italian styling and a sub-200 gram weight. 

Deda Superleggero seatpost - the constaruction

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