RE: [CR]Question about Dura Ace AX seat post sizing.


From: "Steve Birmingham" <sbirmingham@mindspring.com>
To: <john@os2.dhs.org>
Subject: RE: [CR]Question about Dura Ace AX seat post sizing.
Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2005 16:42:04 -0500
In-Reply-To: <43723359.3020303@new.rr.com>
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

Of course John is right, It was Tange tubing. Either this cold is worse than I thought, or I've got to stop working on OT aero projects for awhile.

Steve Birmingham Lowell, Ma

-----Original Message----- From: John Thompson [mailto:JohnThompson@new.rr.com] Sent: Wednesday, November 09, 2005 12:35 PM To: Steve Birmingham Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org Subject: Re: [CR]Question about Dura Ace AX seat post sizing.

Steve Birmingham wrote:
> All the full aero ones I have are sized to fit the true temper aero
> tubing, roughly 1 1/8 long axis by 3/4 short axis.

The first AX posts were designed to use Tange "Aero" tubing; Columbus, Reynolds, etc. came out later with their own vesions.
> There may have been one to fit Columbus "air" tubing, which was
> thinner on the short axis, but I've never seen one.

I don't think Shimano made a post for the Columbus Air tubing; the tube sets included an appropriate seatpost (and lugs and BB shell) in any case.

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-John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA