OK that was unexpected, despite both being the same size they are not, and we are not talking about layers of paint out of size here. The seat post clamp is clearly smaller than the post. With much effort and prizing the seatpost clamp open, it fits on snugly to the bike frame and the the seatpost itself slides snugly in with a fresh coat of grease.
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So for a very simple parts exchange and upgrade model we are now beginning to look towards a total rebuild. The shopping list now requires
Single chainset with guide if possible
with the following upgrades
9 speed mech
new forks if possible to return the freebies back to the pool.