Re: [CR] Slipping Cinelli bars


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From: Mark Buswell <mark@sisuhome.com>
Subject: Re: [CR] Slipping Cinelli bars
Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2007 18:21:50 -0800
To: C R List <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


To clarify, the pin was tapped in with a small hammer, pressure fit. The epoxy was added for extra assurance.

Mark Buswell San Francisco, CA

On Nov 11, 2007, at 5:59 PM, Mark Buswell wrote:
> Here's an update on the slipping Cinelli bar sleeve:
>
> After trying a few different glue and epoxy approaches to fixing
> the bars, I was back to square one. They simply would not 'flow'
> into the crack well enough. I finally went with drilling and
> pinning with a little dab of epoxy on the pin.
>
>
> Here are some photos to show the bars (in case folks aren't
> familiar with them) and the fix:
>
> The drilled hole and pin:
> http://sisuhome.com/bikestuff/cinelli-bar-fix/IMG_4014.JPG
>
> The gap:
> http://sisuhome.com/bikestuff/cinelli-bar-fix/IMG_4015.JPG
>
> The bars:
> http://sisuhome.com/bikestuff/cinelli-bar-fix/IMG_4017.JPG
>
> The Cinelli logo:
> http://sisuhome.com/bikestuff/cinelli-bar-fix/IMG_4018.JPG
>
> The finished fix:
> http://sisuhome.com/bikestuff/cinelli-bar-fix/IMG_4019.JPG
>
>
> I am aware of the safety hazards involved with drilling the bars...
> but damn, looks safe to me!
>
> Mark Buswell
> San Francisco, CA
>
>
>
>
> On Nov 8, 2007, at 11:33 PM, Mark Buswell wrote:
>
>> On a pair of aluminum Cinelli bars that I have, the clamp sleeve
>> has begun to slip (on the bar, not the stem).
>>
>> Does anyone have any ideas on how to resecure the sleeve to the bar?
>>
>> I've been thinking glue but I don't know of a good glue to secure
>> anodized aluminum pieces together. Another option might be
>> drilling a VERY SMALL hole through the sleeve and into the bar,
>> then screwing a tiny screrw through both with some loc-tite.
>>
>> I don't know. Anyone have any suggestions? This is a very special
>> pair of upright Cinelli bars that I'd rather not ditch.
>>
>> Mark Buswell
>> San Francisco, CA