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PostPosted: Fri Sep 27, 2013 6:04 pm 
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I'm looking to buy a lightweight seatpost clamp to fit on a titanium bike with titanium seatpost. I'd like to have one in a color that matches, like silver aluminium or titanium color.

All the lightest seatpost clamps that I know of (extralite, kcnc, parts of passion, new ultimate) are anodized in most colors except silver. The ones I can find in the color I want are 2-3 times heavier.

Any suggestions?

Thanks!


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:29 pm 
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What size do you need? The carbon-ti is available in silver from r2-bike
http://r2-bike.com/Carbon-Ti-Sattelklemme-X-Clamp3_2

Also MSC
http://r2-bike.com/MSC-Sattelklemme-Ultralight-Titan

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 28, 2013 12:10 am 
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I need a 31.8mm.

Thanks for the suggestions, so far the extralite from the same vendor wins, as it is brushed like my frame instead of polished.

Still open to suggestions :thumbup:


Edit: 35 euros shipping to canada :unbelievable: Anyone selling extralite in the US? I checked Fairwheel but they don't have silver...


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 28, 2013 7:29 am 
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Try one of these:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/J-L-Titanium-Ti ... 1c362d4629
some variants are as light as 8g.....for $15, there isn't much risk :)

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 11:54 pm 
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Search http://fairwheelbikes.com/seatpost-coll ... f381f450ab

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 1:22 am 
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coloclimber wrote:
Search http://fairwheelbikes.com/seatpost-coll ... f381f450ab" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


Thanks, but as I said in my last post Fairwheel doesn't have the ones in silver. I really like the extralite, but even extralite themselves in Italy don't have them in 31.8mm.

The ones on Ebay are not the good color, or take a month to ship.

I just bought an Aerozine (9g) for 26$. Should receive it soon, I'll post here what it looks like. Couldn't find much info on those on the web.


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Sand and polish?

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 3:59 pm 
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kman wrote:
Sand and polish?



I tought about it, but I'm a bit afraid to remove material from such a small (6-8g) part. I think I'll keep an eye in case someone stocks the ultralite in silver. Or I might actually like the aerozine one I bought.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 4:38 pm 
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Or just buy the aluminum seat clamp you want, then chemically de-anodize and polish.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 4:54 pm 
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mythical wrote:
Or just buy the aluminum seat clamp you want, then chemically de-anodize and polish.



Didn't even know that was possible! I'll keep it in mind, thanks!


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I was apprehensive about using Zep oven cleaner to take off anodizing, then I used it on an old
hub and boom! -back to natural Aluminum.


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