Mountain Bike Seat Posts Reviews

Mountain Bike Reviews - RockShox Reverb Dropper Post 2018
Mountain Bike Reviews - RockShox Reverb Dropper Post 2018
RockShox Reverb Dropper Post

One of the first droppers to dominate the market, the Reverb has been around for what now feels like forever. Opting to be hydraulically actuated, the Reverb has always stood out from the crowd and trod its own path. This latest version sees travel upped to 170mm (other options available) but the new lever is the star of the show…

Seat Posts
2018
Mountain Bike Reviews - 9point8 Fall Line Dropper Post 2018
Mountain Bike Reviews - 9point8 Fall Line Dropper Post 2018
9point8 Fall Line Dropper Post

If it's big drop you are after then the Fall Line is here for you. Available in up to 200mm drop it is one of the longest dropper posts on the market. That said, it also has options down to 75mm for those who need only a frugal amount of travel. This version is the 175mm drop Fall Line with…

Seat Posts
2018
Mountain Bike Reviews - Fox Racing Shox Transfer Factory Dropper Post 2018
Mountain Bike Reviews - Fox Racing Shox Transfer Factory Dropper Post 2018
Fox Racing Shox Transfer Factory Dropper Post

FOX had a slightly bumpy start to the world of droppers with their DOSS post, which wasn't badly received by the mountain bike world but lacked the finesse and style of modern FOX components. Enter the Transfer, with a better name, looks to kill and ready to compete with the best. The Transfer here is their Factory version, but unlike…

Seat Posts
2018
Mountain Bike Reviews - X-Fusion Manic Dropper Post 2018
Mountain Bike Reviews - X-Fusion Manic Dropper Post 2018
X-Fusion Manic Dropper Post

The dropper seat post market is without a doubt currently saturated, with options from numerous brands of varying acclaim. For a product that has very few necessary requirements there sure is a lot of choice. The classic adage for bike parts, is cheap, light, strong; choose two. I guess this ties in with the dropper well, but it also comes…

Seat Posts
2018
Mountain Bike Reviews - Manitou Jack Dropper Post 2018
Mountain Bike Reviews - Manitou Jack Dropper Post 2018
Manitou Jack Dropper Post

With the arrival of Jack, Manitou have at last joined the party and released their first dropper post into an increasingly wide selection of rival seat posts. The more weather-beaten readers among you will be long familiar with Manitou, they’ve got a great pedigree going back to 1990 – when Doug Bradbury build the first Manitou fork with 1.5 of…

Seat Posts
2018
Mountain Bike Reviews - FUNN Updown Funn Internal 2018
Mountain Bike Reviews - FUNN Updown Funn Internal 2018
FUNN Updown Funn Internal

This is the second generation of the Updown dropper from Funn. The first was not without its problems, but this new, internally routed post claims to have solved all the previous issues. Available in 30.9mm and 31.6mm diameter, the post comes with either a 125mm or a 150mm drop. Internally it contains a sealed cartridge, which can be removed, and…

Seat Posts
2018
Mountain Bike Reviews - Ultimate Sports Engineering Helix 2018
Mountain Bike Reviews - Ultimate Sports Engineering Helix 2018
Ultimate Sports Engineering Helix

USE's new Helix dropper is their first foray into the world of the dropper seat post. They have been producing suspension seatposts for some time and brought that knowledge and experience to the Helix. British made, the Helix uses a mechanical system and removes the need for air and oil by using a helical shaft and a clutch system. The…

Seat Posts
2018
Mountain Bike Reviews - CrankBrothers Highline Dropper Post 2017
Mountain Bike Reviews - CrankBrothers Highline Dropper Post 2017
CrankBrothers Highline Dropper Post

CrankBrothers latest in their long line of dropper posts looks built to last. It’s dripping with technical features promising great longevity including premium Trellebor sealing, Igus LL-glide bearings, and a top spec Jagwire cable and outer. The Highline is internally routed, built around a self-contained hydraulic cartridge, and comes with an impressive three year warranty, suggesting CrankBrothers are confident of…

Seat Posts
2017
Mountain Bike Reviews - KS Suspension LEV Ci 150mm 2017
Mountain Bike Reviews - KS Suspension LEV Ci 150mm 2017
KS Suspension LEV Ci

KS have been at the forefront of seat post technology for almost as long as I can remember, while the Reverb steals the show in terms of market dominance, but when it comes to reliability, accept no substitute. We’ve got one of the original KS i900 posts, and it’s still going strong after years of abuse. While hydraulic actuation sounds…

Seat Posts
2017
Mountain Bike Reviews - Nukeproof OKLO  2015
Mountain Bike Reviews - Nukeproof OKLO  2015
Nukeproof OKLO

Dropper posts have been around for a while now, and in fact most bikes are shipped with them these days. Arguably they are the greatest advancement to riding since decent suspension, and if you haven’t ridden with one yet you are missing out. Up until now though, the dropper post has been an expensive addition or upgrade to any riders…

Seat Posts
2015
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