26.8 seatpost, wasRe: [Classicrendezvous] Windsor/Mexico


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Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2000 14:07:09 -0400
From: gregparker1 <GregParker1@compuserve.com>
Subject: 26.8 seatpost, wasRe: [Classicrendezvous] Windsor/Mexico
To: Harvey M Sachs <sachs@erols.com>
Cc: gregparker1 <110404.153@compuserve.com>, "INTERNET:Cyncrest@cs.com" <Cyncrest@cs.com>, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


I've never seen a butted Columbus seat tube that wasn't 27.2 I.D. Could it have been a "metric" version a la 531? Anyone know the details? Brian? eRichie? Dale?

Greg Parker

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Date: 9/30/00 12:25 PM

RE: 26.8 seatpost, wasRe: [Classicrendezvous] Windsor/Mexico

At 12:08 PM 9/30/2000 -0400, gregparker1 wrote:
>Paul:
>
>I have a Windsor Pro (repainted) that uses a 26.8 mm post. I believe that
> they were all 531, but I'm not sure. Look inside the steerer tube at the
> fork crown end for rifling. If it's got it, it's "better grade" Columbus. My wife's old Atala, long since sold, definitely had a Columbus down tube (dove logo). It was marked all Columbus, I believe. It used a 26.8 seatpost.

harvey sachs about to ride from McLean VA

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