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PostPosted: Fri Nov 16, 2007 5:13 pm 
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Ok...so I go buy a set of Vernier Calipers, just to make sure I'm buying the correct sized parts, first up I measure my seatpost size and it seems to be 31.2mm :roll:

Isn't that an odd size?

Felix/Andreas has the same bike (ok a different year) and he reckons his seatpost was 27.0 :shock:

Until I bought the vernier i've spent most waking hours looking for a 27.0 post (they are pretty scarce if your're fussy :oops:), now maybe I have been wasting my time.....

The outer measurement seems to be 35.1mm (checking for front Mech fitting...)

Does this make sense to anyone?


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misread the post. oops.


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 16, 2007 5:17 pm 
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cce wrote:
misread the post. oops.


A comedian? :lol: :lol: :lol:


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nah - i misread the topic.


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 16, 2007 5:22 pm 
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Off topic, but if your still looking for a 27.0 seatpost I just got a NOS Ringle Moby Deuce from here....

http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Bens-Cycle-Sup ... idZ2QQtZkm


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 16, 2007 5:37 pm 
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Dont want to sound cheeky or anything but are you reading the vernier right? happened to me when i first used one :oops:

Why not measure up then take a photo so we can see the problem


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 16, 2007 6:25 pm 
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exbiker wrote:
Dont want to sound cheeky or anything but are you reading the vernier right? happened to me when i first used one :oops:

Why not measure up then take a photo so we can see the problem


It's entirely possible but it is a digital one so I guess there's less margin for error....also I guess the top of the tube may not be 100% round but I did check it in various places...this will have to wait for a week as the bike is here (at work) and my camera is at home and i'm off work next week....thanks for the tips though guys....pictures coming soon-ish :)


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 16, 2007 6:26 pm 
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Off topic, but if your still looking for a 27.0 seatpost I just got a NOS Ringle Moby Deuce from here....

http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Bens-Cycle-Sup ... idZ2QQtZkm


Thanks mate....I've got one on the way from someone on here (a Moby), it will do for now (or would have if it was the right size :oops: :oops: ) until I find a nice shiny black Syncros one :)


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stupid question i know,but have you zero`d it whilst it`s closed before you measure


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 16, 2007 10:26 pm 
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stupid question i know,but have you zero`d it whilst it`s closed before you measure


yeah, done all that....it'll make more sense when I post some pix in about a week :)


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