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Old 02-20-08, 10:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Fat Boy View Post
You probably ride your Mini further than anyone else on the planet and over the most varied terrains. Ultimately, it wasn't ever really intended to do what you do with it. Not that this is that bad of an issue, but I think you're such an avid user that you are outside the normal design criteria.
Agreed; I have actually no problem with the Mini as it wasn't meant to be a performance bike. Out of the box it is a great offering. So no criticism to the original design per se.

My next step is to put a dowel inside the post at least for increasing stiffness to observe the effect. I have the difficult job to extract the 1" tube that I stuffed in there. I think the lathe might just work with the saddle clamp poking out the back end of the lathe head.
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