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Awards Best Buy Award Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award Top Pick Award Top Pick Award 
Price $159.00 at Amazon$375.00 at Backcountry
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Pros Very reasonably priced, comes in three drop lengths, adjustable air spring, smooth travelInfinite travel, smooth action, triggy remote, revive reset valveNo cables, easy installation, more consistent performance than regular version, excellent remoteAffordable, very short stack and extended length, adjustable travel with shims, lightweightInnovative, easy compression, adjustable spring rate, six travel lengths, available parts
Cons Longer overall length, no bling-factorLonger extended length, expensiveVery expensive, you have to remember to charge batteries, heavier weight, not compatible with saddlebagsRemote lever sold separatelyFinicky installation-cable tension, poor performance if set up improperly
Bottom Line A very affordable dropper post that punches well above its price classThis small German component manufacturer is making one of the best dropper seatposts on the market todayIf you can afford it, this wireless model is one of the best droppers you can buyIf you're looking to get the most drop possible, this affordable dropper can helpA unique and thoughtfully designed dropper post
Rating Categories Tranz-X Kitsuma Air Bike Yoke Revive RockShox Reverb AXS OneUp Components V2 9Point8 Fall Line
Smoothness And Functionality (30%)
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10
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9
8
Saddle Clamp (20%)
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Remote (25%)
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Ease Of Setup (15%)
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Weight (10%)
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Specs Tranz-X Kitsuma Air Bike Yoke Revive RockShox Reverb AXS OneUp Components V2 9Point8 Fall Line
Measured Weight (length tested) 732g (200mm) 611g (200mm post only) 51g (remote and hardware) 70g (cable and housing) 684g (185mm) 768g (170mm) (Post, battery, remote, and bar clamp) 662g (180mm) 617g (150mm)
Grams per millimeter of travel 3.7 3.7 4.5 3.7 4.1
Remote tested Tranz-X Kitsuma 1x Triggy 1x AXS 1x remote OneUp 1x Thumb convertible
Positions Infinitely Adjustable Infintely Adjustable Infinitely Adjustable Infinitely Adjustable Infinitely Adjustable
Available Diameters 30.9/31.6mm 30.9/31.6/34.9mm 30.9/31.6/34.9mm 30.9/31.6/34.9mm 30.9/31.6/34.9mm
Available Travel Lengths/Extended Lengths (mm) 150/170/200mm, 455/495/558mm 125/160/185mm, 396.2/466.2/516.2mm 100/125/150/170mm, 340/390/440/480mm 120/150/180/210mm, 360/420/480/540mm 75/100/125/150/175/200mm, 325/350/375/440/500/560mm
Drop length tested/Extended length, claimed 200mm/558mm 185mm/516.2mm(484.8mm not counting the actuator at bottom) 170mm/480mm 180mm/480mm + 16mm actuator 150mm/440mm
Saddle layback Zero Offset Zero offset Zero Offset Zero ofset Offset or inline geometry, purchase of conversion kit required
Remote Tranz-X Kitsuma 1x lever Triggy 1x remote lever(2x, 1x I-Spec B, 1x I-Spec II also available) Wireless 1x Not included. 1x, SRAM Matchmaker X, Shimano I-Spec EV or I-Spec II available for $49 Thumb:(tested) universal with 1x adapter, Trigger: finger actuated, or Digit: 1x left undermount
Cable Style Internally routed Internally routed, cable actuated N/A Internally routed, cable actuated Internally routed, tool free quick connect system
Stack Height/Ride height 55mm compressed, 255mm extended 42mm compressed, 226.7mm extended 64mm compressed, 234mm extended 33mm compressed, 213mm extended 59mm compressed, 209mm extended
Included Cable and housing, 2-year warranty cable and housing, Triggy remote, Air valve adapter, Quick Reset lever AXS handlebar controller, rechargeable SRAM battry and charger Travel adjustment shims, 2-year warranty Torque key, cable, housing, 2 year warranty
Tested Diameter and travel length. 30.9, 200mm travel 31.6, 185mm travel 31.6, 170mm travel 31.6, 180mm travel 31.6, 150mm travel
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