What is an integrated seat post?

What is an integrated seat post?

it means the seat tube of the bike replaces a seatpost you have to cut it to size and then your seat mounts on a cap that clamps straight to the top of the seat tube cutting out the need for a seatpost and saving a load of weight.

Can you adjust an integrated seatpost?

Yes every one I’ve seen can be adjusted. You won’t have as much up/down as a traditional post but unless you shrink or grown it’s plenty. Spacers come in small enough and different sizes to pin point exactly where you want it.

What is a seatpost clamp for?

A circular metal collar located at the top of the seat tube, as the name suggests its job is to firmly clamp down on said tube to hold the seatpost in place, preventing the saddle from rotating or the post from sinking into the frame.

What size is the most common in a BMX seatpost?

27.2 mm
Diameters. Seatpost diameters generally range from 22 mm to 35 mm in 0.2 mm increments. The most common size is 27.2 mm (1.07 in) for most bikes, especially for the higher-quality models. BMX bikes commonly use 25.4 seatposts.

Is it OK to cut a bike seatpost?

Condensed answer: A bicycle seat post can be cut as long as the new size respects the minimum insertion length of the seat post. Ignoring the minimum insertion length and cutting too much of the seat post will result in extra stress on the frame (seat tube) and may cause a crack.

How much does it cost to cut off a seatpost?

Actually it’s more like the minimum insertion mark on the seatpost is 30% of the way up the post, cut three inches off and it will still be 30% of the way up the post, so less than 3″.

How much does it cost to cut a seatpost?

As long as the seat post extends past the seat tube/top tube junction, you will be fine shortening the seat post. Measure 3-4 times and don’t cut too much off. However, if its a nice seat post, you will be limited in resale if you choose to do this. You can’t fix stupid.