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Old 06-28-17, 08:57 PM
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Replacement alloy seat rail clamps?

Curious, anyone have a source for the adjustable seat clamp hardware for alloy posts?
Like, the entire assembly with top/bottom clamp, bolt and roller nut?

I've got no less than three seatposts w/o hardware collected over the years, and it dawned on me while talking to @9volt earlier that I've also got several with heavy steel hardware (some heavier than the entire post!) that could easily be upgraded. It seems many of my SR/Laprade, Stronglight, and some Campy seatpost tops are interchangeable. I assume generic could be OK for many cases.

I found the black top/bottom clamp below on the 'bay. But I'm looking for entire assemblies in alloy/silver/natural color.
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Old 06-29-17, 02:40 PM
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Photos look to be of Sakae Ringyo Laprade, or copy thereof.

Not all alloy seat clamp parts are created equal.

For example, when Campag launched the Super Record pillar the teams had so much trouble with those first gen alloy clamp parts that they retrofitted them with Record steel clamp parts.

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Old 06-29-17, 06:19 PM
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Originally Posted by juvela View Post
For example, when Campag launched the Super Record pillar the teams had so much trouble with those first gen alloy clamp parts that they retrofitted them with Record steel clamp parts.
That's actually one of the three seat posts I've got lacking hardware! The other two currently have steel and I want to update to alloy. Third incoming that I'm keeping in the bin on reserve, but would also benefit from alloy rail clamps.

Your guess is correct on the brand shown. Sugino had similar, and others and others. Not saying all are interchangeable, but one of those is bound to fit something I've got and would be worth dropping a few bucks on if a source could be found.
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I've got a bunch of them...

Couple complete clamp assemblies like the picture you posted. Also a bunch of those wings that fall off the Campagnolo posts.


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That's exactly what I'm looking for. Did nobody sell these aftermarket as a 4-piece assembly, top/bottom clamp pieces, bolt and top nut?

Originally Posted by wesmamyke View Post
I've got a bunch of them...

Couple complete clamp assemblies like the picture you posted. Also a bunch of those wings that fall off the Campagnolo posts.

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The local co-op I occasionally volunteer at has a whole bin of them, finding ones that match the seatposts is sometimes a real pain since the radius seems to vary between brands. We accumulate them from damaged seatposts.
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