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Old 06-16-11, 12:54 AM   #1
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How to stop squeaky seat?

My seat's been making a lot of creaking noises lately.

It's not coming from the post/frame. It's coming from the seat/post.

I have a Soma Okami saddle if that helps.

Should I just lube where the rails meet the post?
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Old 06-16-11, 05:22 AM   #2
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A few drops of any light oil (or even chain lube) will remedy this.
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A few drops of any light oil (or even chain lube) will remedy this.
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i find that on my thomson seatposts it would squeak where i lost the washer for the bolt, so the bolts are just naked without washers.
replace washer = no squeak = win?
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Just stand the entire time, I hear this is super easy if you're riding fixed.
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