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    Dropper post?

    I am currently looking for a dropper post to replace my Forte carbon seatpost. I have my eyes on the CrankBrothers Highline but am open to suggestions. Does anyone have ideas on an infinitely adjustable dropper post?

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    Quote Originally Posted by VenomousDancer1234 View Post
    I am currently looking for a dropper post to replace my Forte carbon seatpost. I have my eyes on the CrankBrothers Highline but am open to suggestions. Does anyone have ideas on an infinitely adjustable dropper post?
    Internal or external cable routing? Your choice may be limited if external.

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    What do you mean by external? my frame does not have internal cable routing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VenomousDancer1234 View Post
    What do you mean by external? my frame does not have internal cable routing.
    That would be external cable routing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by noapathy View Post
    That would be external cable routing.
    Ohhhhh! NOW I get it!

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    Make sure you get the 27.5" compatible post.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VenomousDancer1234 View Post
    I am currently looking for a dropper post to replace my Forte carbon seatpost. I have my eyes on the CrankBrothers Highline but am open to suggestions. Does anyone have ideas on an infinitely adjustable dropper post?
    My wife has the Fox Transfer post and it has held up very well. If you get the Performance version it's less expensive, is infinitely adjustable (as most droppers are, now) and is available with external cable routing.

    It will only fit 30.9mm or 31.6mm diameter seat tubes, so if yours is the narrower 27.2mm diameter (which seems unlikely), you'd need something like a Gravity Dropper Classic or PNW components brand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VenomousDancer1234 View Post
    What do you mean by external? my frame does not have internal cable routing.
    Your choice will be limited. PNW Cascade, Fox Transfer, KS Lev. Most frames are now being made with internal routing, so some manufacturers are making internal only.

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    Brand X from CRC, paid $135.00 150mm, so far reliable. Good reviews.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MSU Alum View Post
    My wife has the Fox Transfer post and it has held up very well. If you get the Performance version it's less expensive, is infinitely adjustable (as most droppers are, now) and is available with external cable routing.

    It will only fit 30.9mm or 31.6mm diameter seat tubes, so if yours is the narrower 27.2mm diameter (which seems unlikely), you'd need something like a Gravity Dropper Classic or PNW components brand.
    +1 for transfer. I have it on my calling and it does exactly what its supposed to. Returns quickly but not harshly with a nice thunk to let you know its up.
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    Yeah if money is no issue go with the Fox Transfer. If you're on a budget go with the Brand X Ascend dropper. Definitely the best option for the money, and it's the same post that PNW sells with a different label on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timothy G. Parrish View Post
    Your choice will be limited. PNW Cascade, Fox Transfer, KS Lev. Most frames are now being made with internal routing, so some manufacturers are making internal only.

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    The Rockshox Reverb comes in external as well.

    Measure carefully no matter which one you get.

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