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Old 01-07-10, 08:37 PM   #1
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newb with seatpost question

I just got a schwinn mesa gsx and want to get a rockshox suspension seatpost. Will a 27.2 fit my bike ?
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Old 01-07-10, 08:54 PM   #2
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I just got a schwinn mesa gsx and want to get a rockshox suspension seatpost. Will a 27.2 fit my bike ?
Are you referring to the Thudbuster? What is the size of your seat post?

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Old 01-07-10, 08:59 PM   #3
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take your seatpost off of your bike and take a good look at it. the size of the post should be listed somewhere on it. 27.2 is probably the most common seatpost size but before you buy another post make sure you find out what size you need.
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take your seatpost off of your bike and take a good look at it. the size of the post should be listed somewhere on it. 27.2 is probably the most common seatpost size but before you buy another post make sure you find out what size you need.
Thanks. It said 26.8
Will a 27.2 fit it ?
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maybe not! It might be to big!
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Will a 27.2 fit it ?
Absolutely not.
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don't listen to these naysayers.. it will fit perfectly.
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26.8 is an unfortunate size for it to be. My road bike has that size and I had a difficult time finding any seatpost that fit, let alone an upgrade. It's a post size that is mostly found on bmx bikes and some roadies. I don't think I've heard of a (good) mtb having that size. I can guarantee that you wont find a suspension seatpost in that size.
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don't listen to these naysayers.. it will fit perfectly.
I hope you're kidding.
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26.8 is an unfortunate size for it to be.
Not really

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My road bike has that size and I had a difficult time finding any seatpost that fit, let alone an upgrade.
Roadie, I should have known.

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It's a post size that is mostly found on bmx bikes and some roadies. I don't think I've heard of a (good) mtb having that size.
Just because you havent heard of it doesn't mean it doesn't exist. I have a top of the line mtb frame with a 26.8.

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I can guarantee that you wont find a suspension seatpost in that size.
Derrr, google "Cane Creek Thudbuster 26.8" then STFU for a while
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