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 Post subject: IRD seatpost ad
PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 8:51 am 
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This ad just reeks of engineering. Look at those seatpost lengths stated in inches with 5 significant digits !!!

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 Post subject: Re: IRD seatpost ad
PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:15 pm 
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classen wrote:
This ad just reeks of engineering. Look at those seatpost lengths stated in inches with 5 significant digits !!!


It's that quaint unit of measure still adopted by our cousins on the other side of the pond - 13.875" is the same as 13-7/8 inch - when you turn than into decimals it gets down to thousandths of an inch - which makes all the difference on seat post length :lol:


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love that ad.


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