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PostPosted: Sun Sep 08, 2013 8:45 am 
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Got a similar creak on my fire mountain, I always assumed it was the micro adjust clamp creaking on the top of the u.s.e. post as if I tightened up a bit it would stop, then 10 miles later it was back. Does my head in! :x

I assumed it was the rails/clamp or the bolts creeping. Never considered the post in the shim/frame. Saddle is brand new so shouldn't be that.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 08, 2013 7:48 pm 
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Report back after being out today.
As yet not a clunk, groan or squeak. Seems the little can of spray oil has done its job :D


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 10, 2013 1:26 am 
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Saddle and seatpost manufacturers that might be paying attention to or monitoring this thread please take note.

For saddles: An indexed, knurled section on the saddle rails would eliminate movement of the clamp on the rail and resolve said squeaking.

For saddle clamps: Serrated clamp rail channels would likweise eliminate movement of the rail in the clamp.


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