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It looks like the way you positioned the seat and the seatpost clamp bolt are both working hard against the bolt's metal fatigue rating. You selected the farthest back hole in the seatpost and also have the seat setup far back on the rails. You picked the worst combination in terms of leverage on that bolt dooming it to fail. Set up the seat clamp ...


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In your case, a proper bike fit might be a good idea. You're definitely not average, so this is outside the remit of your average bike shop. Try and find someone locally who is medically qualified and has the right gear. A mediocre bike fit could take an hour, a good bike fit will take ~2 hours. The bike fit you've already had may have been that, or maybe ...


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Your post may be hinting at two distinct problems. First, saddle fore-aft position You seem to want a more forward position than you can currently achieve with the bike and with the seatpost you have. I'm not sure what model of seatpost came with the bike. Seatposts can come with setback, i.e. the clamp is positioned rearward of the post's centerline, this ...


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