[CR]Campy Seatpin sizes - why so many OEM differences in seatpost


Example: Component Manufacturers

Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2003 09:27:54 -0500
From: plee1@optonline.net
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]Campy Seatpin sizes - why so many OEM differences in seatpost

"Steve Neago" <questor@cinci.rr.com> asked:
> Is there a internet cross list available that details what OEM frame =
> models use specific size diameter seatpins? I know that French =
> manufacturers Gitane and Motobecane tended to use smaller tubing sizes. =
> Raleigh used 27.2 mm as a standard for most frames.=20

I find that this is somewhat helpful:

http://www.sheldonbrown.org/seatpost_sizes.html

I need to buy one of those stepped gauges some day. I'm still confused as to what size I need for an old mid level Paris Sport. If I recall, a 26.2 didn't cut it.

Paul Lee
Huntington NY