View Single Post
Old 12-05-16, 07:37 AM
Senior Member
hig4s's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Florida
Posts: 662

Bikes: Evil Insurgent, Giant Stance, Wife has Liv Cypress, son has Motobecane HT529

Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 93 Post(s)
Liked 7 Times in 6 Posts
Originally Posted by Heyspike View Post
Thanks everyone, I ordered one and should be receiving it shortly. I can see how they would really help, we had some real steep drop offs today and I felt very top heavy going down them. A little lower and I would have had more confidence. My LBS is trying to get the one that comes on the Cannondale Beast of the East 1 (I have the BOE 3), but in the mean time I ordered the KS Eten Integra.

With or without a dropper, the proper steep down hill form would be to get your backside behind the seat. The problem with not having a dropper is you can get hung behind the seat and end up crashing after you successfully negotiate the downhill because you can't get back on the seat.
hig4s is offline