Re: [CR]Frejus seatpost diameter


Example: Framebuilders:Norman Taylor

From: joeb-z@comcast.net
To: Jay S <jvs@sonic.net>, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Frejus seatpost diameter
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 03:47:22 +0000

Falck tubing = 26.4. Use a mandrel (preferably) or a an adjustable reamer (very gently or even turning backward) to straighten out the tubes.

Joe Bender-Zanoni Whitneyville, CT
   -------------- Original message ---------------------- From: Jay S <jvs@sonic.net>
> Hello All,
>
> I am FINALLY putting my 60's Frejus Tour De France back together and I
> have a seatpost diameter question. Doing an archive search brings up
> various seatpost diameters, but my Frejus measures out at 26.3. A
> 26.2 seat post slides in nicely, but a 26.4 needs force to insert. The
> seat tube slot is very even and not deformed, so my question is.....26.2
> or 26.4? Will you Frejus owners help me out? I'm talking early
> 60's here, not later Columbus tubing 27.2 or 27.0 framesets.
>
> Also, what saddle would be "appropriate"?
>
> Thanks very much.
>
> Jay Sexton
> Sebastopol, CA