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Those are M5 button head cap screws (the entire name is needed to specific the exact part), usually 8mm or 10mm long. You can buy them from any fastener supplier, and many hardware shops as well as bike shops.
A bike shop will do whatever it can to turn a profit by selling cycles and parts and services. Selling brand new takeoff parts is not at all unusual, because they sold the original for a profit and can sell the takeoffs for a profit. Used stuff is more effort than profit, so expect much less of this. A bike coop will do what it can to encourage cycling. ...
There are two common sizes of pedal thread. 9/16" which is used for most bikes 1/2" which is often found on kids bikes Doubtless there will be the few oddballs with a metric thread as well, but they'll be really uncommon.
I just installed my own 2016 Giant Contact SL Switch dropper post in the internal cable routing mode this week. The simple answer is you would be best advised to just remove the seat itself by undoing the clamp bolts with the appropriate hex wrench, leaving the post itself installed in the frame. If that solution does not sufice, then opt for external ...
I'd suggest that you might be happier with a pair of "suspension tires" – find the biggest tires that will fit, you'll be able to run them at relatively low pressure which will give you a decent amount of suspension. If you've already got large tires on the bike, then check the pressure – you may be running them with too much pressure, with something like a ...
The above answers are correct and the tread is now as old as the topic (almost). But they do make 1" suspension forks - and you can find an upscale one from about $70. A bigger question is whether it's worth it based on the selling price of the result - there is a good reason why this doesn't matter. Some earlier model bikes that you can pick up for ...
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