Fwd: Re: [CR] Seat post shims

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Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2007 01:42:00 -0700 (PDT)
From: Art Link <artlink@columnssanantonio.com>
Subject: Fwd: Re: [CR] Seat post shims
To: classic rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

I have used aluminum strips cut from soda cans with a scissor as shims and found no problem with them wanting to slide into the seat tube. You can always stuff a bit of tissue paper down the tube to the lower insertion point or run the shank of a screwdriver around the upper edge as it protrudes just above the seat tube to flare it out a bit These shims are cheap and almost infinitely variable for "fleshing out" the required dimensions. Art-I'll drink to that- Link,San Antonio,TX,USA

Stronglight49@aol.com wrote: From: Stronglight49@aol.com Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2007 04:24:53 EDT Subject: Re: [CR] Seat post shims To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

I have been considering using a shim along with a too-small chromed steel seat pin on one bike.

Has anyone had a problem with a shim simply sliding down into the seat tube when trying to insert the post? Seems like a rather difficult procedure to me.


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