People keep talking about dropper posts on cross bikes and while I understand their concerns, I think these Ergon CF3 posts are the perfect solution for those wanting a post that absorbs rough roads or trails. They’re light, fairly easy to setup – use a torque wrench! – and I was amazed at how much “shock” they actually absorb. Aside from rider weight limitations (220lbs), they seem to be resilient. I’ve since put it on my cross bike for trail riding and even after some remounts and wrecks, it hasn’t slipped. I didn’t even use the shim…
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The only downside, I’d say, is the price but you can find them for around $200 online – normally I say buy them local, but Canyon bought all the stock Ergon had, so it’s not possible to order anymore from them.
Read more about the CF3 post at Ergon. Oh and the saddles aint bad either.