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Old 08-09-10, 06:48 PM   #1
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Gazelle Champion Mondial Seat Post

So i have a gazelle champion mondial that i've measure the seatpost as a 27.0 with a very lousy set of calipers. and by lousy i mean.... it's marked off to the nearest millimeter. I've seen references here to them having 27.2 mm seatposts. I'm working with a 531 DB tubeset as far as I know and a variant of an AA frame.

Does anyone have one with a 27.0?

i've put a 27.4 at the hole and it comes no where close. the only other thing i have is a 26.something and it's way too small.
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Old 08-10-10, 01:04 AM   #2
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definately a 27.2
Maybe part of the tube is slightly out of shape - a "reaming" (if that's the correct term) at your local bike shop should sort it out ...
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Old 08-10-10, 06:04 AM   #3
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Champion Mondials, well all that I've ever come across including the two at my house, all have 531c tubing and all take a 27.2mm seatpost. Sounds like it's time for a better set of calipers. I picked up a good pair on sale for under $20 at MidwayUSA when I was building my reloading bench but have found numerous uses when working on the bikes as well.
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Old 08-10-10, 06:43 AM   #4
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Dito, all 27.2mm ....but with the exception of the mixte frame.
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