Re: [CR]Pix of Campagnolo seatpost, first generation


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From: "Aldo Ross" <swampmtn@siscom.net>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Pix of Campagnolo seatpost, first generation
Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 16:01:37 -0400


Now imagine that same Campy steel post, but with socket-head cap screws mounted from beneath, and threaded upper clamps. Would have saved many thousands of manhours adjusting saddles.

What might have been...

Aldo


----- Original Message -----
From: Chuck Schmidt
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Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2001 3:35 PM
Subject: [CR]Pix of Campagnolo seatpost, first generation



> There is a nice picture of the clamp configuration of the first
> generation Campagnolo seatpost (steel version) for those who have never
> seen one. The Timeline lists the intro at 1956, but I don't know when
> it was first given to Fausto Coppi to use. They were known to crack at
> the point where the head was brazed to the tube and were recalled at
> some point (anyone know the date?).
>
> http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1148067505
>
> Chuck Schmidt
> South Pasadena, California
> http://www.velo-retro.com (Campy Timeline)