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Old 09-02-18, 12:20 PM
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Mezzo seatpost clamp problem ? Any ideas ?

I got a mezzo on ebay, and think/thought I got a bargain.


however, the seatpost won't stay up - I am wondering if there is something missing from the seatpost/qr clamp.

Here are some pictures. Does anyone have any suggestions ? Is something missing ?

Hope it is something simple - advice welcome.









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Originally Posted by gringo_gus View Post
I got a mezzo on ebay, and think/thought I got a bargain.


however, the seatpost won't stay up - I am wondering if there is something missing from the seatpost/qr clamp.

Here are some pictures. Does anyone have any suggestions ? Is something missing ?

Hope it is something simple - advice welcome.









basic question - is the seatpost of the diameter appropriate for the seat tube?
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Old 09-02-18, 10:19 PM
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I don't know anything about Mezzos but that clamp doesn't look right. The top area should be the same diameter as the inside of the seattube.
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Originally Posted by Abu Mahendra View Post
basic question - is the seatpost of the diameter appropriate for the seat tube?
yes, it is a standard mezzo seatpost .

also, it looks to me like a shim is missing ?
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Originally Posted by gringo_gus View Post
yes, it is a standard mezzo seatpost .

also, it looks to me like a shim is missing ?
ok, when you close the clamp, can you see the seat tube narrow down?
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Originally Posted by gringo_gus View Post
yes, it is a standard mezzo seatpost .

also, it looks to me like a shim is missing ?
Hey G-G, post on the Mezzo thread, I'm sure someone will help you.
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Dear all, there was a shim that got stuck under the saddle which now is sat back where it should be. I have another problem, but will post that on the mezzo thread...

thanks for your help
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Hi.
you are missing a rubber shim. You can proberly make one.
the mezzo seatpost has no slippage issues.
it can crack as there is a degign fault.
good luck with getting it running.
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non Mezzo specific..

I slipped a De lipped frame seat post QR band directly around the seat post itself,..

Stopped post slipping down,

Fold is Just having 2 QR levers stacked on top of each other, to open ..
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