Bridgestone (stainless steel pillar)
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Category:  Seat Posts
Name:  Bridgestone (stainless steel pillar)
Brand:  Bridgestone
Years:  Early 1970's - Late 1970's
Country:  Japan
Added By: dkennelly on 06/13/10
Updated By: peterbman on 06/20/15
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MarkingsMinimum Insertion, 25.8 on main tube, 258 on short endMaterialStainless Steel
Shaft DesignSmoothSaddle Attachment StyleQuill, top bolt
Saddle Attachment Bolt Size(s)13mm wrenchOverall Length 255mm
Max Height 160mmSetback 0
General Information
Quill seat post used in the aluminum lugged Bridgestone, Kabuki and C. Itoh frames.  The "Super Light" aluminum tubed frames and the Submariner (stainless steel) frames seem to have been manufactured with the stainless steel posts whereas the chromed steel posts were in the steel frames. 
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US division of Bridgestone's bicycle division was run by Grant Peterson, who afterwards went on to open Rivendell Bicycles.  Most Bridgestone branded bicycles found in the United States were produced in the late 1980's and early 1990's.  Bridgestone produced a line of road and mountain bikes which have earned a cult following with many cyclists.  
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