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Readjusting your seat?

Old 04-24-10, 01:15 PM
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Readjusting your seat?

I've noticed that every month or so it seems I need to readjust my seat. I'll set my seat where I like it, and then weeks later realize it's lowered itself a bit from the constant riding. Is this normal? I doubt it's a weight issue, I'm around 5'9" ~140lbs.

P.S. I'm not growing taller (though I wish.)
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Old 04-24-10, 01:20 PM
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Originally Posted by bWurtz View Post
I've noticed that every month or so it seems I need to readjust my seat. I'll set my seat where I like it, and then weeks later realize it's lowered itself a bit from the constant riding. Is this normal? I doubt it's a weight issue, I'm around 5'9" ~140lbs.

P.S. I'm not growing taller (though I wish.)
Definitely Not normal!
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Old 04-24-10, 01:21 PM
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Tighten that clamp!
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Old 04-24-10, 01:26 PM
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Tighten the clamp or use some carbon grease... If you're mixing a carbon post with aluminum frame or vice versa you should use the special carbon grease.
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Old 04-24-10, 01:29 PM
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Old 04-24-10, 01:40 PM
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Definitely something that needs fixing. I had the same issue with a ti frame/al seatpost and got a lot of suggestions on here about how to fix it (no grease, different grease, loctite, hair spray etc.) - I ended up going with a better Salsa clamp (wider and with a pivoting clamping bolt) that completely fixed the issue.

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