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 Post subject: Rocky Mountain Blizzard
PostPosted: Wed Jun 24, 2009 11:00 pm 
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:D :D :D

Just bought myself a 98 Rocky Mountain Blizzard for €25,00!!!

Frame only though with a jammed seatpost! But hey for a mere €25...


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If it's this one, it's a '94, congrats!

http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=64265

Good luck with the seat tube, I've got the same problem! :wink:


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Yups thats the one...

I'll try to post some pics this weekend! What have you tried so far to remove the seatpost?


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MynameisCasper wrote:
What have you tried so far to remove the seatpost?


I'm down to the cutting out stage :twisted:
It's a Syncros post which is proving to be a complete b*tch to get out. I think I'm going to have to cut it into strips to completely remove it.
Here's a great link on the subject: http://www.sheldonbrown.com/stuck-seatposts.html


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Aluminum seatposts frequently become stuck by corrosion also, and penetrating oil is almost useless against aluminum oxide. Fortunately, aluminum oxide can be dissolved like magic by using ammonia.


I'll give it a go this weekend! Top tip.

If that doesn't work, i'll cut it as well. I'll post some pics ok?


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