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Old 01-12-19, 10:36 AM
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Originally Posted by Cheseldine View Post
I just snapped this pic of the seat post that the 26mm long steel tube was in, but could not lower more than about half way. Anything you guys can gather?
Weird. It looks slightly pinched in spots but a bit open at the very top. Given that you can insert the long post so far, I would cut that post shorter and use it without worry. Three things to do: measure the “minimum insertion” length and make sure that you leave at least that length for insertion in the frame after cutting; chamfer the bottom edge of the cut post; use plenty of grease when you put it all back together.
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