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 Post subject: X-Lite seat post query.
PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:26 pm 
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Stupid question, but this seat post isn't meant to be rippled is it?
It's straight, just rippled!

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 2:10 pm 
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That looks wrong.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 2:36 pm 
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I bent a Selcof one like that on a Kona....


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 3:10 pm 
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Looks like its maybe been bent then pulled back straight again ?
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 6:54 pm 
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Could be.
It's a shame as its a really nice X-Lite post otherwise!


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 7:55 pm 
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Maybe you could find a bar the same internal dia. as the post and dress it out to shape again ?


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:43 pm 
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Good idea, I'm not sure I'd risk using it though!


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Rampage wrote:
Good idea, I'm not sure I'd risk using it though!



Get yourself a Proflex and chop the bottom bit off.

Funny how everything I see looks like the start point of a project at the moment... :oops:


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:18 pm 
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Rampage wrote:
Good idea, I'm not sure I'd risk using it though!


No i guess your right , the thought of the potential injuries from a broken post dont bare thinking about :shock:


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 2:15 pm 
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It's just been pinched too tight, that'll be fine.


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