Sakae/Ringyo (SR) Custom-P5 (Sakae Laprade)
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Category:  Seat Posts
Name:  Sakae/Ringyo (SR) Custom-P5 (Sakae Laprade)
Brand:  Sakae/Ringyo (SR)
Primary Group:  Custom
Model:  CT-P5
Years:  1980's
Country:  Japan
Weight:  297.5 grams (avg)
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Added By: JFischer on 07/25/07
Updated By: Tombo on 05/13/16
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MarkingsSR Laprade near clampMaterialLight Alloy
Shaft DesignFlutedSaddle Attachment StyleSingle bolt
Saddle Attachment Bolt Size(s)6mm Allen KeyOverall Length 220mm / 190mm
Max Height 130mmSetback 25mm
General Information

Available diametres are 25.4 through to 27.2 in 0.2mm increments.

The often copied SR Laprade seatpost.

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Component VariationsView Detailed List  Manage Variations
Variations of Component exist (Component is 1 of 2)BrandGroup
Sakae/Ringyo (SR) Custom-P5 (Sakae Laprade), early versionSakae/Ringyo (SR)Custom
Component Groups
Primary Group NameBrandQuick InfoBrowse Group Components
CustomSakae/Ringyo (SR)View 7 Components
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Date of Manufacturing / Production Code for SR seatposts (at least for the 80's):
The date of prodcution of SR (Laprade) seatposts is shown around the min.insert line as follows:
"letter"-"double digit number", e.g. F-81 oder L-81, while the letter should be the month and the number will be the year of production.
So F-81 seems to be June 1981 while L-81 would indicate December 1981.
(in-line with the code 1 examples on

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WeightSourceNotesAdded By
325 GramsUnknown JFischer
270 GramsSpecSR Catalogue P-7 (1982) Tombo
Rudge Whitworth
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