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    ks eten dropper reviews?

    not finding much about this dropper post. I know people rave about the ks lev but this bad boy is selling for under $150 right now with the remote so I went ahead and bought it. I'm a bit worried cuz I'm a clydesdale but i'm not a super aggressive rider, it's just that we definately have some decently technical trails around my way where lowering the seat would be very welcome
    Curious if anyone has any real time reviews on this relatively new item


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    There has been a few threads on this subject here before - a quick search will get a few more answers (not as many as the LEV, but thats expected).

    They seem to be decent - a bit heavier, but you expect that from a lower pricepoint. And it is only available in certain sizes and only certain travel as well. But if it fits your criteria it will be a decent option for sure.

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    Here is one option

    KS eten?

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    Re: ks eten dropper reviews?

    Thanks. I think originally I was searching Google for e10 instead of eten. Heavy and being made of steel vs aluminum tends to be a good thing for us heavy riders. Should have it middle of next week and will report back.

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    Just got it today. First impression is that this thing is going to be excellent bang for the buck. installed it pretty easily, saddle is very solidly mounted with minimal wiggling when I sit on it and the 4" drop is certainly going to be plenty. Looking forward to this making my life much easier on the trails. IT is certainly a hefty piece of equipment but at 250lbs, I'm glad to see that it's made of steel and seems extra durable.

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    Thanks for the first impression! Im looking at the eten as a budget dropper option. Please give us an update after a couple rides.

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    CPF,
    I'm interested in any feedback you might have on your ETen after using it for a while?

    Still using it? Still happy with it? Thoughts or regrets?

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    Its been great. Zero issues for me. I will say that in hardly use it tho. I recently moved to Tampa and most of my riding has been on very mellow trails where it isnt needed. It is heavy but the price can't be beat and it seems very solid as just a regular seat post. No issues in with it wanting to give way for no reason

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    Thanks!

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    Mine has been great, I got it when they first came out. I'm a bit over 250lbs ready to ride and have had no issue's. Only drawback is the weight really but I got mine to kinda see how I liked having a dropper.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cpfitness View Post
    I recently moved to Tampa and most of my riding has been on very mellow trails where it isnt needed.
    Wanna sell it?

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    I'm thinking about it

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    Thanks for your feedback dirtrider76

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    I have been using a Joplin 4 for about 1.5 years now first on a SC Blur, then on a Giant Trance. The 100 mm travel/drop has been plenty for me.
    I just switched the Joplin over to my wife's bike for an upcoming trip hoping that with it she might feel comfortable enough to do some trails she might not have previously done.
    Looking for a relatively budget friendly replacement and came across the E-Ten that I had not heard of before.
    Looks like I could get one for about $121 shipped/no tax which gives full warranty as some in another thread do mention some warranty issues.

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    Bought it, loved it.

    I am running the eTen on my Giant 29er hard tail. Couldn't find many reviews when I bought it. But for the price (and warranty) it was tough to beat! So far after ~6 months of riding (I'm about 240 lb with gear) it has been flawless. I found it comparable to the KS Lev as far as action (a little slower movement). My only issue is that the cable is super sensitive to routing. Set it up right and it'll do ya just fine!

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