Re: [CR]Alternative to shimming 27.2 to 27.4


Example: Racing:Jean Robic
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 23:09:39 -0500
From: "Steve Freides" <steve@fridayscomputer.com>
Organization: Friday's Computer
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Alternative to shimming 27.2 to 27.4
References: <B8A43873.54AC%gp@rivendellbicycles.com>


Grant Petersen wrote:
> -snip-
> An alternative [to shimming a too-narrow seatpost]: knurl the seat post,
> using a Stein tool made just for this purpose. It bites into the seat
> post and raises the surface just enough.

I've seen this done for steerer tubes that didn't quite grab the crown race enough, too.

Anyone have an approximate price and a source for this tool?

Steve Freides just back from lifeguarding at the Ridgewood, NJ, YMCA