E13 TRS+ dropper is killer value, fully serviceable and, in the long term, may be more reliable than a conventional post, but the function feels dated.
The BikeYoke Revive is stunning, well made, easy to use and the most versatile post out there. It’s also lightweight and reliable.
It’s taken RockShox quite a while to come up with a compatible remote for the Reverb. It has done a great job but it’s expensive.
There’s another new entrant to the heavily crowded dropper post market, this time from Shimano’s component brand Pro Koryak dropper post.
The BMC Trailsync is a revolutionary new dropper post from BMC that automatically flips between suspension settings as you change your saddle height.
The Bontrager Drop Line dropper post is typical of the vast majority of Bontrager’s products — good value, well made, easy to use and fully serviceable.
The Fox Transfer is infinitely adjustable throughout its travel. It also features internal cable routing and a gold Kashima coating.
Light, reliable and cheap. It’s taken a while, but the Crank Brothers Highline may have finally cracked the dropper post.
The FSA dropper post’s action, thanks to sealed cartridge internals, was beautifully smooth, and during testing never stuck or hesitated, no matter where it was set in the travel.
At £30 it’s a no-brainer in terms of what it can add to your ride experience, and if you want to save a few grams, there’s a carbon version available…
The Rockshox Reverb revolutionised riding when it was first released, and since then the level of drop on offer has slowly increased up to the current maximum of 170mm, which…
Compared to a Reverb, the Easton Haven is similar in weight and ride height, but has less play
Lightweight with a great lever but overpriced - £299.99
Heavy and tall, the Nukeproof OKLO was a disappointing post - £164.99
Good value with multiple positions and twin levers - £250
Great value for money - £169.99
A smooth, quiet, good value post that's prone to sticking down - £280
It may be old but its still the best on the market - £375
Fox's £299.99 dropper post on test with MBR
The Crank Brothers Kronolog dropper post is light, good value and versatile, but it's not without its flaws