Re: [CR]Cinelli bolts for reproduction

Example: Framebuilders:Pino Morroni
From: "ehbusch" <>
To: "dave martinez" <>, <>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Cinelli bolts for reproduction
Date: Sat, 19 May 2007 14:08:57 -0400
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From: dave martinez
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Sent: Saturday, May 19, 2007 1:44 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]Cinelli bolts for reproduction

> Hello Kurt,
> I was told, and its been my experience that some Cinelli owners
> retrofitted the old 10mm bolt/nut/washer binder bolt to newer Cinellis.
> That is Cinellis that used the double allen head binder bolt. Problem was
> not every Cinelli owner tightened down both allen heads equally, so you'd
> get a slipping seatpost or a stripped threads. Cupertino Bike shop had a
> good supply of these guys at one time. All gone now.
> Regards,
> Dave Martinez
> Fremont Ca
> US of A
> Kurt Sperry <> wrote:
> Here's mine:
> Sorry about the ugly flash pics. FWIW Ken Denny thought the bolt predates
> the frame- probably '70.
> Kurt Sperry
> Bellingham WA
> On 5/18/07, Jerome & Elizabeth Moos wrote:
>> I've had a couple of generous offers of original bolts to use a patterns,
>> but now I'm wondering if there were variations in the old style bolts
>> themselves. From memory, as I haven't seen it in over two years, the
>> original bolt that was lost by the restorer had an unusually tall nut,
>> probably at least twice as tall as an ordinary hex nut of the same
>> diameter. That is, there was much more area for wrench purchase than with
>> an ordinary hex nut. Yet some of the photos on the CR site and one photo
>> of
>> one a CR member offered to loan look like pretty ordinary hex nuts, that
>> is
>> it was only the bolt piece that looked "special". Does anyone else have
>> an
>> old non-allen Cinelli or Windsor seatbolt with a tall nut like mine?
>> Maybe
>> this was only a Windsor thing and didn't appear on actual Cinellis. Or
>> maybe my memory is just faulty.
>> Regards,
>> Jerry Moos
>> Big Spring, TX