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

(Example: Production Builders:Pogliaghi)

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Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 17:29:02 EST
Subject: Plastic seatpost - was Re: [CR]Simplex Skewer question

In a message dated 12/19/2001 2:26:42 PM Eastern Standard Time, 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?<blah>

Says it has a sleeve in it but still!

Pete Geurds
Douglassville, PA