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
A solid seatpost for those resisting the dropper revolution
The ICE Lift V8 dropper post will set you back just £140. Read our review.
A top-quality seatpost setting a new standard in the market
We test the Thomson Elite post and X4 Elite stem
Tested: Sunline V1 Seatpost Price: £79.99 Weight: 281g Sizes: 27.2, 30.9 and 31.6mm Length: 400mm Colours: Grey or black Contact: MMA Sports, 01792 467467, www.mmasports.com or www.sunlineracing.com…