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Rockshox Reverb Stealth (B1?): attaching the hydraulic hose

Rockshox Reverb collapsed on itself a few weeks back: turns out the retaining clip rotted and gave away. The Rockshox service "repaired" the dropper and sent it back. In the meantime I ...
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Dropper Seat Post Compatibility - Kona Mahuna 2021

I have a medium Kona Mahuna 2021 (Seat tube length 420mm and seat post diameter 31.6mm) which I would like to fit a dropper post on. The bike is 'dropper ready' with internal routing. I've never had a ...
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Water bottle rivnuts preventing dropper post getting low enough, carbon frame

I didn't realise this bike had a second set of drink bottle bolt holes on vertical length of the front triangle, they're stopping the seat post getting as low as I would like it. If I drill the ...
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Can I run an internal dropper post on a small size 2014 Giant XTC Advanced 2 (2014)?

The specific bike model is this one: https://www.giant-bicycles.com/au/xtc-advanced-27dot5-2-2014 The dropper post I am looking at is this one: Brand-X Ascend CX Dropper 105mm I was thinking I could ...
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dropper post not working at freezing temperatures

Over the past winters I noticed that my dropper post (rockshox reverb) stops working around 0°C (32°F). I usually manage to lower it one last time but then it doesn't rise anymore upon pushing the ...
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Is my dropper post too long?

I got a bicycle with a dropper post. As you know, there is currently a bicycle shortage, which is why I ended up getting it online instead of in a local shop (none of which had in stock what I was ...
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Magura Vyron dropper seatpost internal shaft can be easily twisted

I had a very light crash (in fact just rode into a bush) after which I noticed I twisted magura vyron seat post. Apparently my seat post clamp was too tight.. Now it can be twisted when some force is ...
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Installing New 2020 Rockshox Reverb C1 Dropper Post

I bought a brand new Rockshox Reverb C1 dropper post off of ebay and it came in the wrapper with the hydraulic cable housing already connected to the lever. My problem now is how do I route the cable ...
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Reverb dropper post lever loose

The lever to raise and lower my Rockshox Reverb Stealth 31.6 dropper post comes loose occasionally and can swing around 360 degrees. My seat is then stuck until I tight up the screw. When I re-tighten ...
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Rockshox Reverb dropper seatpost squashing from new

I have a new bike with factory-fitted Reverb Stealth dropper seatpost. Having never had one before, I would like to know what movement you would expect on a seatpost if any. If I lift the bike up by ...
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Bicycle Repair Stand Solutions for bikes with a Dropper style seatpost

Problem: I have at least one MTB with a dropper seatpost that does not allow for clamping on the seatpost itself and there is not enough room between the rear tire and seat tube to get the jaws in ...
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