RockShox has given its popular Reverb and Reverb Stealth dropper posts makeovers for 2016, reengineering the internals, adding additional bushing overlap, and offering new travel options. Availability of the new posts is set for June.
The updated internally routed Reverb Stealth features a new SKF internal floating piston, which is in part designed to improve performance and durability. Shaft and head material are 7050 alloy, and same as before, the remote has adjustable return speed at the handlebar.
Available lengths include 340mm, 390mm, 400mm, and 480mm, while post diameters are 30.9mm, 31.6mm, and 34.9mm, all with zero offset. Travel options are 100mm, 125mm, 150mm, and now 170mm. Claimed weight is 560 grams for a 340mm post that’s 30.9mm diameter with 100mm travel. MSRP is $471.
Meanwhile, the standard Reverb gets the same Increased bushing overlap and new SKF internal floating piston for improved performance and durability. Available lengths are 340mm and 390mm. The remote has adjustable return speed that can be set at the handlebar. Post diameters are 30.9mm, 31.6mm, and 34.9mm, again all with zero offset. Travel options are 100mm and 125mm, and claimed weight is 520 grams using a 340mm post length, 30.9mm diameter, and 100mm travel. Shaft and head material are the same 7050 alloy. MSRP is $400
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