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Old 10-15-16, 08:26 AM   #1
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Squeaky seat

I just bought a 13" wide seat it squeaks like crazy. I put white grease on the cones springs on the under side of the seat. It works for one ride I also put white grease on the two separate springs that are not cones coming from the seat. Need some help what can I do.
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Old 10-15-16, 03:38 PM   #2
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Try wax instead of grease. Wax is less likely to pick up gritty debris. Works on squeaky drawers, sliding mirrors, etc.

If you don't mind a bit of a mess to clean up afterward, try dripping melted wax into joints and connections (if the spring is riveted to the supporting shell, etc.). Then peel off the excess.

But padded spring saddles are squeaky. Not much we can do about that. I've learned to just ignore the squeaks on my comfort hybrid's padded spring saddle. If anything the squeaks remind me to pedal smoothly. Often the squeaks occur when I'm bouncing around from uneven pedaling effort. But I keep the saddle on one bike for days when my back and neck are aching too much for the rigid bike.
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Old 10-16-16, 01:35 PM   #3
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Buy another seat. Or live with it as a Feature , not a Problem...



Buy a seat post* for the suspension of your butt and a saddle with out springs

I have 2 Cane Creek * Thudbusters , on my Not a cruiser Bikes ..




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