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    We the people ... Hands Free Dropper Post

    I came across this while searching for any latest Thomson dropper reviews on YouTube.

    A hands free dropper post that's patent pending. I like the concept of a hands free dropper but people do have a point of it's questionable activation.

    Yay or Nay

    Hands-free dropper seatpost, version 2. - YouTube

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    Interesting, the obvious issue would be engaging accidentally. More when it's down and you're bouncing all around accidentally hitting the front on the seat.

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    How is this supposed to work when you're climbing something fairly steep while seated and you have to put your weight on the nose of the seat to keep traction in the rear wheel?

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    good point.

    at the end of the day, i think this is a solution without a problem. it's really not that hard to throw a switch on your bars.

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    the real question is can you use this while riding your bike with no hands...

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    Definite yay from me. It's hard to imagine how you could trigger it accidentally...I've never shifted my weight forward onto the nose of the saddle when climbing to aid traction or for any other reason, I can't imagine why anyone would, not that it's the end of the world if it does happen.

    There are problems to be solved here...

    Like most people I don't have additional cable routing on my bike for a dropper post.

    I don't want cable ties all over my bike and I'd rather not have any unnecessary cables anyway.

    There's potential to drop weight.

    You can still brake whilst operating the post which can be tricky with some remotes.

    With modern bike's suspension lockouts, gears, brakes, lights, computers etc, it would be nice to de-clutter the bars of anything unnecessary.

    I want one!

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    I found this thread while searching for reviews of non-remote dropper posts. I think this idea is very cool. I would get one!

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