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Old 11-17-10, 07:51 AM   #1
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Regal saddle question

Does the Regal saddle with these rails (photo courtesy of Velobase) require a particular seatpost, or will it fit most clamps?
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Old 11-17-10, 08:35 AM   #2
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Dunno...I'll find out when my red one arrives from the UK sometime this week (hopefully). Supposedly you just (may) need to use a longer clamp bolt. Worst case scenario I will machine a new top bracket piece for the seatpost (hope not).
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Longer clamp bolt is all it needs.
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That's why I got a nice, ordinary rail Rolls!
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worked alright with my standard seatpost bolt, but to be fair, i used a modern seatpost too
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If you are using a Campagnolo SR seatpost, you will need a longer bolt. The saddles actually came with them when new. As far as other seatposts go, YMMV.
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Does the Regal saddle with these rails (photo courtesy of Velobase) require a particular seatpost, or will it fit most clamps?
Been interested in those "Girardi" regal saddles with the unusual rails but they just don't come up too often and are usually kinda beat up by their owners.
I've been wondering though if there is actually a weight reduction achieved (compared to the regular steel railed versions) with the thick section alloy rails though. I guess at least these rails might not bust as easy as other non-steel rails on older saddles. of that era.

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I bought one last week...not because it was "vintage" but because it was red! I assumed the rails were a non-issue, thanx for confirming that.
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I bought one last week...not because it was "vintage" but because it was red! I assumed the rails were a non-issue, thanx for confirming that.
Did you actually find a red saddle with the magnesium rails? Most Regal saddles have 'normal' rails, either steel or titanium.
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Red Girardi with the rails shown above...???

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Did you actually find a red saddle with the magnesium rails? Most Regal saddles have 'normal' rails, either steel or titanium.
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Red Girardi with the rails shown above...???
If it's this one, then yes:
http://cgi.ebay.com/San-Marco-Regal-...item35ad988d65

If you are using a Campagnolo Record seat post, you will need a longer bolt; as I said earlier, if it's a different seat post, YMMV.
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That's the one...What do you think?

Mavic 330 seatpost FWIW...

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If it's this one, then yes:
http://cgi.ebay.com/San-Marco-Regal-...item35ad988d65

If you are using a Campagnolo Record seat post, you will need a longer bolt; as I said earlier, if it's a different seat post, YMMV.
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