Re: [CR]Nuovo Vs. GS Seatposts

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To:, Jan Heine <>,
Subject: Re: [CR]Nuovo Vs. GS Seatposts
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2006 17:04:45 +0000

I thouht most GS parts have a "GS" or a "Gran Sport" engraved somewhere.

Ken Freeman
Ann Arbor, MI USA

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> I think what you may be seeing visualy is mostly production variation. I've

\r?\n> laid them out and they are very difficult to seperate. I think there may be

\r?\n> some finish difference, but it is slight and not much more than regular

\r?\n> production differences for NR over the years.


\r?\n> But, I believe there is an internal difference. The GS post is a tad heavier as

\r?\n> I believe less material has been removed from the inside of the shaft itself.


\r?\n> Mike Kone in Boulder CO

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\r?\n> From: Jan Heine


\r?\n> > At 10:26 PM -0700 10/18/06, Kurt Sperry wrote:

\r?\n> > >What disginguised this sort of GS seatpost from a similar NR one? It looks

\r?\n> > >identical to NR ones I've had.

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > The GS seatpost I have seen had less polished posts - you could see

\r?\n> > the machining marks, similar to many modern seatposts. I am not sure

\r?\n> > whether this is just "within spec variation," or a reflection of

\r?\n> > eliminating some costly finish work.

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\r?\n> > Jan Heine

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