FSA K-Force Lite Seatposts

3/5 (15 Reviews)
MSRP : $220.00

Product Description

The FSA K-Force Light Seatpost uses one-piece continuous carbon fiber construction with FSA's Minimal Top Clamp (MTC) design. For strength and lightweight, M5 chromoly and stainless steel hardware is used in the seat clamp. The K-Force Light SB.0 features

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Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Stuart

Date Reviewed: March 26, 2014

Strengths:    - Light
- Reasonable price
- GREAT at dampening vibrations

Weaknesses:    - CRACKED after a month, even when set up with a torque wrench!

Bottom Line:   
I bought this post because is won out in a magazine review for dampening road noise and it did that beautifully. Light weight too.

Unfortunately, it CRACKED within a month, even with using a torque wrench. The bike it was on is used to both race and used for some light commuting duty, but didn't put it through anything too crazy.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by iploya a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: June 29, 2011

Strengths:    Strong, light, looks good, easy and precise to adjust.

Weaknesses:    Just a tad bit (grams) heavier than some other top-end carbon seatposts.

Bottom Line:   
It's an excellent seatpost. All carbon (not a wrap), light weight, good looking, easy to adjust, and stays put.

The reviews below about broken posts seem suspicious to me - like the users were negligent or maybe there was a bad design or bad batch in 2007.

See my expanded review of the SB25.

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Price Paid:    $170.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   EC90 straight post.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:3
Submitted by aengbretson a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: November 12, 2010

Strengths:    Light, dual-bolt design, infinite tilt adjustment

Weaknesses:    "Loud" graphics, reported durability issues (which I have not experienced)

Bottom Line:   
This does exactly what a seatpost is supposed to do. It stays put (carbon assembly paste, bolts torqued to about 80% of recommended maximum), holds my saddle in place, provides the right position, and through infinite tilt allows me to level my saddle perfectly.

On the upside, it is light! I'm not a huge fan of the graphics, but I got such a good deal on it and I really needed a new post so I bought it. Been using it for six months so I haven't experienced any of the durability issues others have put in their reviews.

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Favorite Ride:   Anything that gets me out of the house

Price Paid:    $75.00

Purchased At:   eBay

Similar Products Used:   FSA sl-k
House brand carbon post

Bike Setup:   2007 Cannondale SystemSix, Ultegra 6600, FSA classic alloy bars, k-force post (duh), fizik antares (kium rails), ksyrium elite

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Mike Adams a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: March 23, 2010

Strengths:    none

Weaknesses:    Worthless junk to weak to last more then a few months

Bottom Line:   
I purchased the K-Force Seatpost w/25mm setback to upgrade from the stock seatpost that came with my CAAD-9. The FSA Seatpost cracked just after two months of non abusive use.

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Favorite Ride:   Hills

Price Paid:    $125.00

Purchased At:   e-bay

Similar Products Used:   Easton EC-90

Bike Setup:   Cannondale CADD-9 with SRAM Rival Groupset, Reynolds Solitude wheelset.

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:4
Submitted by bigfins78 a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: October 20, 2009

Strengths:    Nice

Weaknesses:    Maybe not good for larger riders.

Bottom Line:   
Nice post. Good 32mm setback. Nice finish. Pretty good hardware/adjustment.
Broken in less than 2 months. Full disclosure, I am 6'5" 200lbs. Broke at the seat clamp. Tightened with a torque wrench to 5nm. Think I'll stick with Thomson.

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Similar Products Used:   Thomson

Bike Setup:   Cannondale System Six
DT Swiss RR1850 Wheels

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