Why Use A Dropper Seatpost?

A dropper seat post has more functionality than just for downhills. Here are a few tips for using it effectively! Why A DROPPER SEATPOST? Have you considered adding a dropper seat post to your metal stallion? These are a few benefits of adding one! The most functional use for a dropper seatpost is for downhill runs. Lowering your center of gravity ...
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Top 5 Mountain Bike Upgrades: #4 Tubeless Tires

You've probably used an inner tube (or at least a device designed like an old inner tube) to float around in the water. Once upon a time, these inner tubes were inside your car tires. Not anymore. Automobile and motorcycle tires have been running tubeless for decades. Mountain bike tires have been gradually adopting the tubeless trend, but the stan...
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Top 5 Bike Upgrades: #3 Ergonomic Seat

Sella Italia Flite Gel Flow Saddle When we think about sitting down—on a couch or a chair—we tend to think about comfort first. We tend to gravitate toward seats that are soft, wide, and cushy. Makes sense. We want to be comfortable when we are sitting. If we apply that same thinking to a mountain bike seat, we would naturally think that a large pa...
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Top 5 Bike Upgrades: #1 Clipless Pedals

In my experience, the number 1 best upgrade for your bike that will also make the greatest change to your riding experience is riding with clipless pedals. The advantages of clipless pedals are more control over the bike and more efficient pedaling. Since your feet are connected to the bike, clipless pedals allow you to have more control over the b...
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Top 5 Bike Upgrades: #2 Dropper Seatpost

I was a late adopter to the dropper seatpost craze. When I first saw them appearing on bikes several years ago, I thought that it was more of a fade than anything else. Or that it was just a specialty item for serious downhillers. I changed my mind after a serious wipeout on a technical downhill run that broke by clavicle. Now I'm adding a dropper ...
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