Tall and Handsome
Our Tall & Handsome isn’t the lightest seatpost ever made, but we think it may be among the easiest to use, and nicest looking. Like all PAUL components, it’s built to the highest standards for function, reliability, and ease of use. Machined by us here in sunny Chico, California.
FinishAnodized or Polished
Anodized ColorBlack or Silver
The Tall & Handsome has a generous setback of 26mm. If you don’t like setback in your seatpost this might not be for you, but if you ride a Brooks saddle that you can’t get quite far enough back, you’ll love this seatpost.
The head and shaft are made from a special high strength 2024 aluminum alloy. The shaft is precision ground to 27.2mm and the head is machined separately before being screwed and permanently bonded into the shaft.
The two bolts sit on spherical stainless steel washers that allow them to pivot and self-align to the cradle. The clamp can be adjusted to tilt the saddle’s nose up or down with a range of roughly 15 degrees overall. Precise micro angle adjustments are made by loosening one screw and tightening the other.
Fore and aft position is adjusted by loosening both screws an equal amount and moving the saddle. Because we use two screws, slippage is completely eliminated.
As with all aluminum seatposts, it’s a good idea to periodically pull the post out of the frame, clean it, apply a thick coat of grease inside the seat-tube of the frame, and re-install. This keeps your post/frame from corroding and seizing, which could make it very difficult to remove years down the road.
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