Plastic seatpost - was Re: [CR]Simplex Skewer question


Example: Racing:Jean Robic

From: RaleighPro531@aol.com
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 17:29:02 EST
Subject: Plastic seatpost - was Re: [CR]Simplex Skewer question
To: bulger@erim-int.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 12/19/2001 2:26:42 PM Eastern Standard Time, bulger@erim-int.com writes:


> There's a French engineering principal that states "never use just one part
> when you can do it with ten". Take a look at a Citroen DS21 sometime for a
> good example. As for the Simplex lever, I don't know why they did it. The
> plastic wing nut is prone to breakage like all the other plastic Simplex and
> Mafac parts.

Maybe you won't be bidding on this plastic ATAX post then? http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1049083048

Says it has a sleeve in it but still!

Pete Geurds
Douglassville, PA