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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 01-14-05, 09:30 PM   #1
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seatpost question

Converting a road bike I found in the trash (Free Spirit). . . but I can't find any info about what size the seatpost should be. PLEASE HELP!
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Old 01-14-05, 09:56 PM   #2
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take it to your Local Bike Shop and have them measure it with calipers. It's also possible that if you remove the post, it may be marked with the size.
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Not to bum you out or anything, but Free Spirits are old, extremely crappy bikes sold by Sears. I know this because a friend dumped one on me. The only part I could use was the drop bars which I cut and turned into bullhorns. - most everything else is nonstandard/hard to find. I think you'd have to look for BMX parts for most replacements.

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If you really need a seatpost, I have one from my free spirit, but it's at my parent's house. I can see if they can find it.
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Old 01-14-05, 11:09 PM   #4
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calipers are for sissies. real men use seatpost sizing rods!

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mmmmmmm. BMX! =)
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Yeah, I know it's a crappy bike, but I'm using it to commute and nothing else, so no biggie. PLUS I found it in the trash. . . thanks for the help
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mmmmmmm. BMX! =)
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