Why do you need the Framed Straight Alloy Bike Seat Post? You think the generic steel construction one you have is fine, isn't it? The answer is, obviously not. Anybody who rides their bike competitively will tell you about how great an advantage one has when one reduces all unnecessary weight from their frame, it's like shaving your body hair if you speed swim. You don't need to be in the Tour de France to see the benefits of this seat post's durable alloy construction, giving you all the muscle of a prizefighter with all the weight of a bikini model. With the Framed Straight Alloy Bike Seat Post, your seat post will help you fly.