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Need help finding seat post binder bolt for Bottecchia

Old 01-21-06, 06:29 PM
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Need help finding seat post binder bolt for Bottecchia

Does anyone know what currently available seat post binder bolt would work with my 70s Bottechia. A picture of the seat cluster is attached. The tabs where the binder bolt attaches are about 21mm across.

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Old 01-22-06, 01:35 PM
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Since it's Italian, I would bet a Campy NOS seat post binder bolt off eBay would work. There are usually several available @ about $20.
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Old 01-22-06, 01:56 PM
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It looks like it uses a Campy. When I got my last bike, the seller hadn't secured all of the parts and apparently 1/2 of the binder bolt fell out of a hole that was torn in the box. I went to my lbs and got a generic bolt. It turned out to be too long. Instead of taking it back and continuing the search, I just cut it to the proper length with my Dremel tool. Cost about $3.
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Originally Posted by CardiacKid
... my Dremel tool. Cost about $3.
Nice deal on the dremel tool!
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Old 01-22-06, 05:51 PM
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It's amazing the deals you can get on Ebay.
Seriously, if you do have to cut it, you will have to do something to protect the cut end from rusting.
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Thanks for the responses
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I have a late 70's Botecchia and currently it has a Suigino bolt...but Campy is nicer. Any old-school, notched seat binder bolt from the bike shop will work.
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Reviving an ancient thread for a related issue:

refurbing a 72 Bottecchia Professional and discovering that the seat lug ears are too narrow to accept a regular campy/sugino pin -- there was a hardware store bolt in there before, and a keyed brake cable hanger needs to be part of the picture, but I am curious if there's something weird about this particular frame or if other Pros/Giros of this era are similar?
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Originally Posted by niliraga View Post
Reviving an ancient thread for a related issue:

refurbing a 72 Bottecchia Professional and discovering that the seat lug ears are too narrow to accept a regular campy/sugino pin -- there was a hardware store bolt in there before, and a keyed brake cable hanger needs to be part of the picture, but I am curious if there's something weird about this particular frame or if other Pros/Giros of this era are similar?
A notched bolt like this one should work..18mm closed...26mm open.

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Originally Posted by malcala622 View Post
A notched bolt like this one should work..18mm closed...26mm open.

Pm me if you want it.


thanks -- so that's a slimmer diameter than the "usual" similar-looking pins? realise I may have been ambiguous - the ears are a normalish distance apart, it's just that the hole in them is too small to accept the regular pins that I have. a narrower (and fugly) threaded bolt was in there before....
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Originally Posted by niliraga View Post
thanks -- so that's a slimmer diameter than the "usual" similar-looking pins? realise I may have been ambiguous - the ears are a normalish distance apart, it's just that the hole in them is too small to accept the regular pins that I have. a narrower (and fugly) threaded bolt was in there before....
This one measures 8mm thick. If you have digital calipers try measuring the binder bolt hole to verify.
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