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Old 05-13-08, 10:19 AM   #1
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BMX seat on a road bike?

I'm curious, can you fit a bmx seat on a road bike? They just have more color options for way less money? Is there anything I need to know before taking this on?

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Old 05-13-08, 10:31 AM   #2
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You may be able to do that. However, many BMX seats have larger diameter seat rails that may not work with a roadbike seatpost well.
Also, keep in mind many BMX seats are not designed for sitting on for any distance/long length of time. They tend to not be the most comfortable.
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What wds178 said about comfort is true for some seats, but I've had a bunch of different BMX seats that were plenty comfortable for long distances. Definitely make sure the rails are the proper size though.
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How can I tell rail size
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Been done before:



Suede '80s BMX saddle. Very comfortable in its present use on the Trek, although I do believe I could do just a bit better tilting the nose down just a tad.

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