Integrated seat post is stuck solid, any tips ?

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Integrated seat post is stuck solid, any tips ?

Postby wurtulla wabbit » Mon Mar 04, 2013 9:45 pm

Wanted to adjust my seat a tiny bit (not essential as I rode it 100klms fine) and noticed that even after I loosened the centre bolt and done the tapping etc to loosen it, its still solid.

As its a very pretty bike and carbon, obviously I don't want to go bashing it so, any tips for removal ?
Ps, done the tapping from underneath rails etc, no joy.
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Re: Integrated seat post is stuck solid, any tips ?

Postby thejester » Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:28 pm

"Integrated" seat posts come off/out :shock:
I thought they were part of the frame :shock:
is taking off/out the seat post the same thing as taking off the wheels?
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Re: Integrated seat post is stuck solid, any tips ?

Postby thejester » Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:33 pm

seriously though.. tap it lightly down to break the seal, maybe even grease it a bit first. Slowly wiggle it back up.
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Re: Integrated seat post is stuck solid, any tips ?

Postby wurtulla wabbit » Tue Mar 05, 2013 6:21 pm

Tapped it. Up and down.
It is adjustable on the 928SL with carbon spacer but solid.
Can't grease what I can't remove !
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