Finding the right remote for your dropper seat-post seems to be quite a hassle these days. There are many options to choose from and finding out which one fits your set up and feels the most comfortable can be stressful. Luckily Art Kouns sent over this review of the Wolf Tooth Components ReMote Dropper Lever to help us make that stressful decision. Let’s take a look!
Let me start off with the fact that I own a Thomson Dropper and the remote lever is lacking to say the least. I searched around to see what options are available and settled in on the Wolf Tooth Lever. My first impression is, "WOW", the construction is solid and good looking. The price is a little steep compared to other options. However, it's well worth the coin!
The instructions are easy to follow and the installation is just as easy. The way it’s designed allows you to install it without removing your grips. It installs similar to a good brake lever. It clamps around the bar easily and you don't have to slide it on like you do with shifters. Another great feature is the cable tension adjuster; it allows you to take up slack as the cable stretches a little over time. I have not had the need to use the adjuster yet, but it's nice to know it's there when I do need it. Put a cable end on the cable and tuck it away behind the lever out of site which adds to the simplicity of design Did I mention it fits nicely with my 1x11 setup as it works very similar to a front derailleur shifter? Well it does! In use it's easy to engage to drop and to pop back up. The design of the lever actually gives you a little more torque which makes it easy to actuate with your thumb. I've received many a compliment and jealous remarks for having it from friends that wish they owned one.
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