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Old 04-01-23, 02:13 PM
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Campagnolo seatpost ID

Is anyone able to identify this seat post for me please, and the likely year? I can't find it on velobase

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Originally Posted by DKK View Post
Is anyone able to identify this seat post for me please, and the likely year? I can't find it on velobase

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I found a Japanese Youtube that shows this post but it calls it Record, which I am close to 100% sure is wrong.

It's some early MTB post (late '80s?), but not Euclid, not Record OR, but cheaper. You can see the line where the head has been pressed into a piece of tube, which is how many longer (especially MTB) posts are made. Record of course was machined from a one-piece forging, not tubing. Also this post in question has noticeably cheaper/rougher machining, so it's not a top-end offering.

There was a two-bolt Euclid similar to this, but nicer finish quality, so I'm pretty sure it's not Euclid. Most Campy MTB posts were one-bolt designs similar to 1-bolt Super Record.
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Thatís an interesting specimen. The lines on the top piece are reminiscent of the early aero posts...

Transitional piece for Olympus? Euclid? Xenon?
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It is the seat post in that video, Thanks!

The 1989 Euclid brochure shows 3 photos of a seat post with a QR lever and description that is not mine. But it also show a photo of a slightly different 2 bolt post (without any description) that IS mine! I guess it is not the original fitment for my 1973 road bike frame!
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Wasn't almost everything before 1985 Record something or other? Record, Valentino Record, Gran Turismo Record, Rally Record, Record Sport, Gran Record, Nuovo Record, Super Record, Record Record,
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Not mentioned is the length, the off-road groups used a two part assembled post, as I recall the OR parts were very long, like about 300 mm. Too long to line bore as the forged part was at about 180mm overall.

early OR I am pretty sure, which did not last long as an offering overall.

way way too heavy
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Makes me wonder if Campagnolo didn't cut and turn down a bunch of leftover Gran Sport seatposts and fit them to longer shafts to make their early MTB posts.
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