Re: [CR]Cinelli Seatpost Binder - Early Edition?


Example: Racing:Wayne Stetina

From: NortonMarg@aol.com
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 00:20:59 EST
Subject: Re: [CR]Cinelli Seatpost Binder - Early Edition?
To: jerry@proactivesports.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 10/28/03 3:19:42 PM Pacific Standard Time, jerry@proactivesports.com writes:
> I acquired a mid 60's Cinelli track frame last summer that had a 2 piece
> seatpost binder. The bolt is about 6mm X 37mm with a 12 spline hollow headed
> head with a shoulder washer built in. The nut is pretty standard looking 8mm
> with a shoulder washer. Anyone ever seen something like this on an early
> Cinelli? I don't have image hosting but I can e-mail an image if anyone wants a
> look.

IIRC, the originals were a 10mm hex, with the shank turned down from that and threaded on the shaft so that another 10mm hex nut finished the job. If you had some 10mm hex stock, you could make your own bolt and the nut.
Stevan Thomas
Alameda, CA