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Old 12-17-10, 06:41 PM
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Seat post on the cheap

Hi

I have an old bike with a 25.8mm seat post in currently. I need a new seat post to fit my new saddle.

I think that this seatpost (http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/M...?ModelID=53829) looks really cool and is a good price , but its 25.4mm. As far as I can see, I would have to then get a seat post shim. I can't find one from 25.4-25.8, but there is a 25.0-25.4 (http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/M...?ModelID=43709 but currently out of stock) which is the same 0.4mm increase. Could I get that one and bend it a bit to do 25.4-25.8?

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Old 12-18-10, 09:43 AM
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I know this site is in North America, but it is adjustable. The Kalloy Uno
http://www.niagaracycle.com/product_...ucts_id=418033
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I could not find a shim to make my 26.8 post fit in a 27.2 frame, so I bought some .2mm shim stock and made my own. Good luck finding one for yours, but you could do what I did.
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Don't know where you live, but there are a variety of good/decent 25.8 seatposts on ebay for $15 or less.
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