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How can you between Record and Chorus aero seatposts?

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How can you between Record and Chorus aero seatposts?

I'm looking to get a Record aero seatpost to "complete" the groupset on my 90's Colnago with 8-speed Record. However, looking through eBay for example, there seem to be some confusion what is a Chorus post and what is a Record post. Is there some easy way to tell the difference? Some versions do look very similar.


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I have both the C-Record and Chorus Aero Seatposts. The Chorus seatpost has “Chorus” engraved/etched on the front of the round tube.

edit: There were variations of the Aero seatposts made. Apparently, not all of them were marked and it may not be easy to identify the year and model. It may be a C-Record, Croce d’ Aune, Athena, or Chorus. They all look similar.

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Croce d'Aune and Chorus look pretty similar. CdA has slightly different 'wings' to hide the bolt, amongst other subtle differences.

VeloBase.com - Component: Campagnolo Chorus Aero C0R1 / C0R1-S (1st gen.)

VeloBase.com - Component: Campagnolo Croce d' Aune (long version)

Victory/Triomphe posts look identical to Chorus, but there's no 'Made In Italy' engraving above the minimum insertion line.


2nd gen Chorus had a horizontal 'Campagnolo' band at the top of the round section.

VeloBase.com - Component: Campagnolo Chorus Aero

C-Rec posts have a different top and bolt configuration.

VeloBase.com - Component: Campagnolo C-Record (Aero type, 130mm)

Athena also look similar, but have 'Athena' engraved on them - as did Chorus of the same era.

VeloBase.com - Component: Campagnolo Athena SP-10AT (v2)

I've seen plenty of Chorus/CdA seat posts advertised for sale as C-/Record.

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