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...
> 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?).
> Chuck Schmidt
> South Pasadena, California
> http://www.velo-retro.com (Campy Timeline)