Does KS make good dropper posts?

The KS LEV Si has a great price, great performance, low stack height and low insertion depth. It would make a great upgrade for someone looking to get their first dropper post, or upgrading a shorter post.

How much travel should my dropper post have?

Typical dropper post travel ranges from 100 to 150mm, with even longer options now becoming more readily available. As a general rule, get as much travel as you can get away with. The lower you can get your seat, the more fun you’ll have, most of the time.

Is my bike compatible with a dropper post?

It is essential to choose the right diameter of dropper post that corresponds to the diameter of your bike frame’s seat tube, or it will not fit on your bike. The most common seatpost diameters for mountain bikes are 30.9mm and 31.6mm, but 27.2mm (usually road) and 34.9mm exist too.

Is a dropper seatpost worth it?

For mountain bikers, the dropper post is worth a look, but there are several reasons it might not be for you. With a dropper post, you are able to stay centered and low over the bike, which inspires a lot of confidence and can help you go faster.

Is 100mm dropper post worth it?

While no one can answer that question for you, I believe for most riders, 100mm is plenty. I dont think anything over 150mm is needed for the majority of the riders out there, but ive seen them with 200mm of travel, also, infinite travel is a better way to go.

Is 125mm dropper enough?

The 125mm is more than enough to get the saddle completely out of the way. I mean if you’re someone with long legs and a 125mm would barely get your saddle below the bar…then yeah…you’ll probably need more drop.

Do I really need a dropper post?

The biggest reason you need a dropper post is to quickly go between seated pedaling and standing to navigate steep drops or jumps. Enduro riders need to be able to pedal hard over long distances and varied terrain, but they also need to clear very technical terrain so they get the most use out of a dropper post.

Can you add air to KS dropper post?

Yes. It is possible to rebuild and repressurize the KS Lev 27.2. You will need a Nitrogen charging needle (like what is used on Fox moto and bike shocks) to recharge the IFP.

What’s the point of a dropper seatpost?

The main benefit of a dropper post is increased safety while riding. As mentioned above, the lever system allows you to quickly move the saddle out of the way when approaching descents or trail obstacles.