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Old 05-26-12, 08:04 AM   #1
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HELP! Week abroad cycling and my saddle clamp has broken.

I am on a weeks cycling holiday, arrived today and the bike box I hired acted like a colander as my 5mm bolt in my seat clamp came out and then fell out the box.
I have tried other 5mm bolts from my bike but they do not seem to work.
Any suggestions to keeping my saddle up and still?
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Generic metric hardware is readily available all over the world, even in the USA. Pay a visit to a hardware store, bike shop, auto repair shop, or the local fixit guy if in the third world and odds are you'll find a workable part. Stainless is less common, so use whatever works, smear grease all over it to prevent or slow rust and you should be fine until you get back home.
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