Widely lauded as the most important technological advancement to hit mountain biking circles since suspension technology, dropper seatposts are quickly becoming one of the most sought after features on a mountain bike.
Regardless of whether you’re looking to enter the world of dropper posts, or simply looking to upgrade, with the comprehensive information on all things dropper posts below, you’ll be dropping it like its hot in not time.
Put simply, a dropper seatpost is a height adjustable seatpost that allows a rider to quickly and easily lower the seat height when riding along. A dropper seatpost operates via the use of a handlebar, or seatpost located remote lever.
There are a number of benefits to using a dropper seatpost, chief among is the ability to lower the seatpost down, and out of the way to allow you to lower your center of gravity to dip, carve, pop and shred to your heart's content when attacking technical sections of trail.