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    Which droppper?

    Looking at replacing my seat post on my yelli with a dropper? Any recommendations?
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    anything not crank bros.
    I had a reverb, which was fine. No real complaints there. Wrong size for my new One. I'm waiting for the Thomson dropper now.

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    I run KS on all my bikes, including the YS. No complaints.

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    I blew up an Xfusion Hilo in six months of limited winter us. The Hilo was slow to respond half of the time.
    Now have a Reverb and it is great. Did have to replace the hose on a new product due to the need for continual bleeding. The old hose apparently has too much stretch(this was supposed to be a 2012 version) no issues now.
    I use mine continually.

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    Rase Black Mumba. 9" of drop. NO problems in 3 years. All mechanical. Their new model is due out pretty soon. I believe it's only going to have 8" of adjustability.

    I've never used any other type of dropper and I cant see why I would bother.

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    I have been using the KS Lev, my first dropper, since the beginning of the summer and no issues so far.

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    I have had my eye on the Reverb Stealth, and it is now available. There are a few on ebay for like 375ish.

    If you are riding a The One, there is a hole out the bottom of the seat tube that would make routing a snap, no holes to drill and no dangly excess hose coming out the back of the seat!

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    I've got the Reverb on my YS, and two other mtn bikes. Very happy with it. Strava says I've done 700 miles on it, all techie trails.


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    Are you a Land Cruiser guy? I have a Reverb waiting for my new YS as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoka Hey View Post
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    Are you a Land Cruiser guy? I have a Reverb waiting for my new YS as well.
    Haha, yeah, I've had a bunch of those, FZJ80 and FJ55 now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheRage43 View Post
    I have had my eye on the Reverb Stealth, and it is now available. There are a few on ebay for like 375ish.

    If you are riding a The One, there is a hole out the bottom of the seat tube that would make routing a snap, no holes to drill and no dangly excess hose coming out the back of the seat!

    Have you checked clearance? I was thinking the same thing, since the bottom of the ST is open, but wonder if the hose would get pinched on the lower rocker on bottom out.

    Easy enough to check, just haven't bothered to un-bolt my shock yet.
    Thomson say they will have a "stealth" option when the regular ones come out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joules View Post
    Have you checked clearance? I was thinking the same thing, since the bottom of the ST is open, but wonder if the hose would get pinched on the lower rocker on bottom out.

    Easy enough to check, just haven't bothered to un-bolt my shock yet.
    Thomson say they will have a "stealth" option when the regular ones come out.
    Not enough clearance there, cable wouldn't get cut but it would get severely bent. If you could somehow make the cable stick to the right side of the tube, it would possibly *just* clear the upper link, but it would still be a tight fit between the chain ring(s) and the frame.
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    used ks 950 - 175 good deal?
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    I have 3 KS lever actuated posts and they all work great. No fuss, no cables, just fill em with lube every 6 months and ride.

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