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Old 07-28-13, 08:02 PM
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Thomson dropper?

Soon to purchase a dropper post for my Stumpjumper FRS- I am really liking the Thomson dropper. Anyone riding one? I know it is pricey but ...
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Old 07-29-13, 07:02 AM
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Originally Posted by fixedgearinker View Post
Soon to purchase a dropper post for my Stumpjumper FRS- I am really liking the Thomson dropper. Anyone riding one? I know it is pricey but ...
Lots of info on MTBR in the Thomson dropper thread. I haven't used one, but like everything Thomson, it looks very solid.

I've been running the Kindshock Supernatural for almost a couple years now and have had no issues with the post. It works great and has been very reliable. If you're looking at the Thomson, might as well take a look into the KS Lev also. The Lev has a fixed cable position near the seatclamp, which is a nice feature to have.
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Old 07-29-13, 07:25 AM
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I think it's interesting that Thomson has already addressed several issues that surfaced mainly through things like the MTBR thread.
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Originally Posted by ncfisherman View Post
Lots of info on MTBR in the Thomson dropper thread. I haven't used one, but like everything Thomson, it looks very solid.

I've been running the Kindshock Supernatural for almost a couple years now and have had no issues with the post. It works great and has been very reliable. If you're looking at the Thomson, might as well take a look into the KS Lev also. The Lev has a fixed cable position near the seatclamp, which is a nice feature to have.
Thanks! I will take a look at the Lev as well. And thanks for the MTBR info, I am checking it out now.
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Originally Posted by ColinL View Post
I think it's interesting that Thomson has already addressed several issues that surfaced mainly through things like the MTBR thread.

Cool- that's a good thing I believe
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I'm 6'2" and feel the need for a 25-30mm setback post even though the FSR was apparently designed for a no-offset post. The Thomson looks well-made but the paltry 5mm setback ruins it for me. I'm going to put a 140ish stem on my bike next to see if makes me want to reduce offset.

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Old 08-06-13, 03:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Clem von Jones View Post
I'm 6'2" and feel the need for a 25-30mm setback post even though the FSR was apparently designed for a no-offset post. The Thomson looks well-made but the paltry 5mm setback ruins it for me. I'm going to put a 140ish stem on my bike next to see if makes me want to reduce offset.
It sounds more as if you need the next frame size up, more than anything else.
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Originally Posted by scrublover View Post
It sounds more as if you need the next frame size up, more than anything else.
Agree. 140mm stem is a dead giveaway.
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Soon to purchase a dropper post for my Stumpjumper FRS- I am really liking the Thomson dropper. Anyone riding one? I know it is pricey but ...
Just purchased a KS Lev for my 2012 Stumpy FSR Elite, it is great, smooth, infinitely adjustable, easy to install and control, no sag yet. Highly recommend!
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I'm going to put a 140ish stem on my bike next to see if makes me want to reduce offset.
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