Is it OK to use seatpost shim?
Are Seatpost Shims Safe? Seatposts have a minimum insertion length which protects the seatpost and the frame from cracks. If the shim is as long or longer than the minimum insertion length required by the seatpost, it will work just fine.
How do I know what size seatpost clamp I need?
Note: The seat clamp diameter needs to match the diameter of your seat tube rather than your seatpost, which is a little smaller. For example, a 27.2mm seatpost (a size commonly found on road bikes) fits inside a 28.6mm diameter seat tube, so it’s a 28.6mm clamp you need.
What does a seatpost shim do?
A seatpost shim lets you easily fit the 27.2mm diameter ShockStop Seatpost OR Dual-Position Seatpost into your larger seat tube. This shim will let you easily fit the 27.2mm Dual-Position Seatpost or ShockStop Seatpost into your larger seat tube. Just drop the shim in your frame’s seat tube and insert the seatpost.
Can I use a shim with a dropper post?
A shim will work fine for your dropper.
How many shims is too many?
Mathematically any number can be achieved with 3 shims. A good rule of thumb is to use no more than 5 shims under the foot. If it takes more than five . 125” thick shims than a machined spacer plate is needed or extra thick shims (.
Is the seatpost clamp supposed to match the seat tube?
The seatpost clamp should match the diameter of the seat tube on your frame and not the diameter of the seatpost itself. WARNING Handling this product will expose you to chemicals, including lead, known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
How big should Seatpost clamp be for Ibis bike?
For example, a 34.9mm clamp will fit frames with a seat tube measuring from 34.4mm to 35.4mm in diameter. Not compatible with Ibis bike frames. The seatpost clamp should match the diameter of the seat tube on your frame and not the diameter of the seatpost itself.
What kind of bolt is wolf tooth Seatpost clamp?
The M5 bolt includes spherical washer and mates with a cylindrical anchor barrel. This means that threads are always perfectly aligned, preventing binding and ensuring consistent clamping force. Machined from 6061 aluminum in our Minneapolis facility, the Wolf Tooth Seatpost Clamp is available in six sizes and a variety of anodized colors.