How do I install pivotal seatpost?

How do I install pivotal seatpost?

  1. Place a small amount of grease around the seat bolt.
  2. Insert a 6mm Allen key into the seat and screw it to the seat post until it’s tight.
  3. Put the post in the frame until it’s at your required height and, once the seat is straight and in line with the bike, tighten the seat clamp.

What does pivotal seat mean?

Pivotal: This is a newer standard which has become very common in recent years. The top of the seatpost is moulded with a series of adjustment grooves, into which the BMX set sits.

Why does my bike seat move side to side?

If your seat is tilting up and down when it’s not supposed to, check the bike seat clamp. Some designs have teeth that fit into one another to adjust the tilt. Sometimes these teeth can get worn down or be dirty, allowing them to slip. If they are just dirty, then it’s an easy fix.

Why are BMX seats angled up?

its like sitting on a low chair, you lean back and push your feet out to be more comfortable. so when your sitting on our bmx you hold the bars and just lean back a little. thechris wrote: its a comfort thing.

What is stealth pivotal seat?

S&M STEALTH PIVOTAL SEAT quantity. Developed for comfortable pedaling while seated, and being out of the way when standing on the pedals. Stealth Pivotal system eliminates the Pivotal access patch for a smooth top and clean look.

Why is there a hole in BMX seats?

A saddle with a hole in the middle is designed for redistribution of weight. Weight will be held on a smaller surface area with these saddles. It won’t be ideal for some, but it may also take the pressure off of soft tissue and provide a great deal of comfort for others.

What size seatpost do I need for a BMX?

BMX seat posts have an outer diameter of 25.4mm which is what most BMX seat posts are today. The old school BMX size is 22.2mm.

Why does my seatpost keep slipping?

When the clamp bolt is tightened, the frame material flexes slightly (the slot allows this flex to occur) and tightens against the seat post. This, of course, is what holds your post in place. If the clamp can’t tighten enough for some reason, your post will slip under load.

Why are BMX bike seats so low?

Low seats provide clearance for more acrobatic body movements. This is essential for bunny hops and nearly every other trick which builds off of this skill. If you look at trials bikes they similarly have lots of clearance for the rider over the frame and the saddle.

What is a stealth seat post?

With the Stealth system, the need for a patch and slot on the seat is eliminated and the anchoring seat bolt can be threaded from the bottom using a Stealth seat post. Kink Stealth seat posts are made from a single 3D forged piece of 6061-T6 aluminum and are available in assorted lengths.

Are all BMX seat posts same?

BMX Seatposts come in three different types – Railed, Pivotal or Tripod.

What is the correct saddle height?

Calculating your ideal saddle height based on your inseam is easy. On average, the seat height should be 109% of your inseam. You can thus use your calculator to multiply your inseam in millimetres by 1,09. Multiply by 1,09 and you know your correct saddle height.