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Old 06-25-2010, 11:38 AM   #15002
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Originally Posted by pierce
mine started life with campi nuovo record (classic) derailleurs and shifters, but an assortment of other parts. I think it had a campi crank too, but the brakes were some other kinda crap that I upgraded. sewup wheels on Atom hubs (JUNK!). In 75, the jap stuff hadn't really shown up yet on higher end road bikes, that happened pretty fast over the next couple years with suntour's derailleur being much better at handling wide gear ranges.

that should be a little easier. at least I don't care about my seatpost, I want it gone, so I can get as brutal on it as I dare. ugh, just checked, its a steel seatpost (and an aluminum frame). which expands faster when its heated, steel or aluminum ?
Mine was late 80's

And my stuck seat post is Campy SR, so I care a bit about recovering it. The bike it is stuck in is my old team bike. Treviso Itallia, Pinarello so I am proceeding with caution. Don't want to buy the next bike I want quite yet.

Aluminum expands more than steel by about 3X.
Maybe a heat gun on the frame and a block of dry ice on the post?
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