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More seatpost height/setback than Campy NR

Old 09-15-21, 10:15 AM
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More seatpost height/setback than Campy NR

After a pile of test rides, I've decided that I need more height (25mm or so) and more setback than the original Campagnolo NR seatpost (27.2) that came with my '83 Basso Gap allows. Does anyone know of a Campy model that will fit the bill? If not, I guess I'll try some of the more modern posts and see what I can come up with. The Cinelli Via Folli looks interesting with 250mm length and what appears to be about 50mm of setback any experience with it? Any other thoughts that might work to maintain some of the vintage appeal?

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Maybe a Velo Orange Long Setback when they come back in or if you can find one.
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After a pile of test rides, I've decided that I need more height (25mm or so) and more setback than the original Campagnolo NR seatpost (27.2) that came with my '83 Basso Gap allows. Does anyone know of a Campy model that will fit the bill? If not, I guess I'll try some of the more modern posts and see what I can come up with. The Cinelli Via Folli looks interesting with 250mm length and what appears to be about 50mm of setback any experience with it? Any other thoughts that might work to maintain some of the vintage appeal?

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Old 09-15-21, 01:35 PM
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Looks like your saddle could go back more.
Nice looking bike! What year do you think it is?
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I. Necked today and the Record/Super Record posts have about the same set back as Campy Aero. Nitto 626 is nice looking and has a little more setback but as menti9ned earlier, looks like you have some room to slide your saddle a little.
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I don't think moving his saddle back matters when he needs 25mm more height so that he's not past the minimum insertion line.
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Thanks for the recommendations... Since I took this pic, I've upgraded to a Selle Anatomica, and set it as far back as they recommend, but still need some more. Plus the height. I guess I'll check out the Nitto posts and give up on trying to keep this as close as possible to original.

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Apples and Oranges

Height of the seat is determined by your inside leg measurement. Set back is determined by the length of your arms and torso.
Campagnolo does not make very long seatposts. The rationale being the frame should be right for you and the setback, stem length and seatpost are adjusted to fine tune a frame suitable for your body shape.
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