9point8 Reviews and News

9point8 Fall Line Dropper now available in 34.9mm

Canada based 9point8 have rolled out a 34.9mm version of its popular Fall Line dropper post — and it’s not super heavy.

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Five new (and cool) dropper posts

In the hunt for a new dropper post? Here are five new options from some of the best in the business.

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9Point8 Short Stroke dropper aimed at XC crowd

9Point8 is primed to launch a 75mm Short Stroke dropper post that will weigh just 390 grams.

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9point8 Fall Line R dropper post

Known for the burliest dropper posts around, 9point8 is proud to introduce their Fall Line R dropper. At 386g (post only), 75mm stroke, and 400mm overall length, it’s the lightest dropper post you can buy.

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9Point8 and Wolf Tooth collaborate on Digit dropper lever

The new 9Point8 Digit uses the same bones as the Wolf Tooth ReMote, but has a modified leverage ratio and lever shape.

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Dream Build: Santa Cruz Hightower with all the trimmings

This Santa Cruz Hightower with dreamy component spec is admittedly a little over the top. But when you live and ride in a place like Crested Butte, your bike should be worth more than your car.

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Mtbr Best of 2016 Awards: Dropper Post

The dropper post went from nice to have to an essential piece of equipment in a few short years. Now, we have a crop of reliable posts that will help maximize the mountain bike experience. Here are three of the best from 2016.

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New and cool from 9Point8, Rohloff, and Maxima

9Point8 has a new 27.2 post out, Rohloff has made their hubs more adventure friendly, and Maxima is selling suspension fluid for bikes.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: For the all enduro all the time adrenaline junkie

Enduro (both the race format, and the idea in general) has had a significant influence on bike, gear, and apparel design. Here is a round-up of great “enduro” gift ideas that will keep the adrenaline junkie in your life riding (or racing) fast and safe.

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Round up: 2016’s six most exciting dropper posts

The dropper post market is heating up. For 2016, brands are introducing longer travel, electric options and lower prices. Drop in to learn more.

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Best of Interbike: The coolest new bike products for 2016

What’s the best thing you saw? It’s the No. 1 question we hear after every trade show. And here is our answer. The following — in our collective opinion — represents the newest, coolest and most interesting stuff our Mtbr crew came across throughout the course of the 2015 Interbike trade show.

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Best in Show: 30 cool new bike products for 2015

Best in Show: See the coolest new bike gear for 2015 as our crew of editors picks the best bikes, accessories, apparel and more from Interbike and Eurobike.

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Interbike: 2015 9point8 Fall Line dropper seatpost

Interbike: 9point8’s value-minded Fall Line dropper post promises great performance, has cool remote options, and checks in at reasonable price.

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Review: 9point8 Pulse Stepper Seatpost

9point8’s Pulse seatpost is a new entry into the market of on-the-fly adjustable seatposts. Mechanically actuated, manufactured in North America; its key differentiator is that it has a lever that looks like a mini brake lever and steps up and down in .5mm increments.

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