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Old 08-27-05, 12:13 PM
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seat help!

someone stole my nice comfy bike seat off my schwinn cruiser. the post is there but no seat. i was looking at buying a seat but when i look under them, none of them have a hole for the post to go into! the seats just have 2 bars (see pic here http://cgi.ebay.ca/Selle-Italia-Max-...QQcmdZViewItem). so how will i put my seat on?
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Old 08-27-05, 07:48 PM
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You also need the clamp part with the hole in it that goes on top of your post.
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Old 08-27-05, 07:50 PM
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Local store will help you put the seat on. THis link will also help.

http://www.ehow.com/how_14169_install-adjust-bike.html

Once you're done, also check with the local bike store mechanic to be sure your seat is safely fixed OK.

Good Luck.
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Old 08-27-05, 07:55 PM
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You can do as Sydney suggested and try to find the clamp that goes on top of your post or you can buy a complete new seat post with the clamp included.
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Old 08-27-05, 08:01 PM
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You can either buy a seat post like they use on fancier bikes( http://cgi.ebay.ca/NEW-Titec-27-0-60...QQcmdZViewItem ) - get the right diameter to fit your bike, or you can ask your local bike shop for the bracket to go on the top of a straight seat post - they will probably have several in their scrap parts bin.
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Old 08-27-05, 08:14 PM
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This is the bracket mentioned above.
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