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    Syncros ti seatpost question

    Two seatposts, both ti, same diameter and same length.

    Which is early style and which is late style?

    One has two brass washers, the other has one brass washer.

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    They are very differente visually. Do you have pics?
    want: bontrager race frame, medium.

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    Donít know if this helps, but here is my al version, which cracked, circa 1995. Their posts broke, their stems broke. Did they make anything that didnít break?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Henry Chinaski View Post
    Donít know if this helps, but here is my al version, which cracked, circa 1995. Their posts broke, their stems broke. Did they make anything that didnít break?
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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
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    Yeah, I think they shoulda probably stuck to knick knacks lol

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    No, I did not take a photo. Both seatposts are from the early / mid 90's. Seems Syncros made a couple of different generations.

    Just not finding an answer on how to tell them apart. Externally both seatposts look identical.

    The two differences are that one post uses two brass spherical washers under the bolt heads. The other post uses one spherical washer under the rear bolt head.

    The second difference is the aluminum saddle portion pressed into the titanium tube. The version with two brass washers has a lot more aluminum material machined away inside the tube. The single brass washer style is machined away less. To better understand this, the inside diameter between the two aluminum seat mount is noticeably different.

    Really just trying to sort out which is older or newer and is there a preference?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Henry Chinaski View Post
    Yeah, I think they shoulda probably stuck to knick knacks lol
    Their hubs broke too.
    want: bontrager race frame, medium.

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    I have one that is circa 1996 and it has 1 washer.
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