Bicycle Mechanics - Italian seat post size
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05-12-08, 02:37 PM
I have an early 90s Fondriest steel frame. Does anyone know what seatpost size it would take? The markings are rubbed off the old post. Thanks.
Most likely 27.2mm
Use a micrometer or caliper to check the old post; better to know than buy (and scratch up :cry:) the wrong size.
05-12-08, 06:58 PM
Thanks, I thought it was 27.2, I'll borrow my brother's micrometer and check for sure.
05-12-08, 10:03 PM
Italian size? there is no such a thing. Old italian bikes were 26.8, then 27 and afterwards 27.2. Better get a caliper and measure the ID of that seat tube.
05-13-08, 09:51 AM
Yeah - don't do any guessing. There's no rhyme or reason to seatpost size, that I have found. You can also take it to the LBS and have them use their seatpost sizer to give you the correct dia.
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