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Removing A Seized Seatpost with Coke/Coca-Cola – Does It Work?

I have read and been told that Coca-Cola will work to free a stuck/frozen seatpost. One person even said that after putting Coke in the seat tube for a couple days, the seatpost would slide right out. So I decided to test the Coke method of seatpost removal. I left the frame with Coke in …Read more »

Removing Stuck/Frozen Seatpost By Cutting With Sawzall

I tried removing the seized seatpost with lots of Kano Kroil penetrating oil, a 4 ton winch, Snap-On PH3050B air hammer, dry ice, heat gun, alternating heat/cold, a small sledge hammer, and a big pipe wrench. I seriously beat on it! It didn’t move at all. I finally resorted to cutting it out. I used …Read more »

How To Clean/Lube A Suspension Seatpost

I show how to disassemble, clean, lube, and re-assemble a suspension seatpost.

How To Clean Rust/Corrosion From Inside Bike Seat Tube

I show how to clean the rust and corrosion from a steel frame bike seat tube. After removing an aluminum seat post that was seized in a steel frame, the inside of the seat tube was coated with the rust and crud caused by galvanic corrosion. Part of it might have been aluminum oxide from …Read more »

Removing Stuck Aluminum Seatpost From Steel Bike Frame

The seatpost on the thrift store bike I bought was completely frozen. Watch my adventures in trying get it unstuck. I eventually got it out. The bike is a Mongoose Sycamore with a Cro Moly frame. The seatpost was aluminum. It appeared to have gotten corrosion down inside the seat tube. I resorted to using …Read more »