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Thomson Elite External Dropper Seatpost

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Loronzo H. Thomson was an engineer who founded a tool and die company which he eventually sold to Boeing. Taking aerospace quality, design, principles and manufacturing, he turned his attention to bicycles and is now a leader in the cycling industry.
Thomson Elite External Dropper Seatpost

You want the increased control a dropper post gives you but you had to give up your Thomson post to have it. Not any longer you can put your Thomson post back on the bike! Our cartridge based system is designed to have the longest service life in the industry. If repair is needed it is fast, affordable and simple. Every single component is the best available. Custom made Norglide bearing bushings custom made Trelleborg O-Rings and seals Thomson saddle clamps and fasteners Motul Oil. This is the drop post good enough to be called a Thomson Elite. 450 grams the lightest drop post available. Dropping the saddle in certain terrain allows the rider more confidence being able to raise the saddle back quickly means you keep riding without stopping to adjust. Same great clamps, same tested fasteners. Literally millions of miles have been put on the saddle clamping system of our post. While all drop posts will require service the Thomson Dropper Post has the longest field life 2 years guaranteed and the easiest least expensive service procedure. Our replaceable internal cartridge system makes service quick and foolproof. Seals sized to fit perfectly synthetic oil with wide temperature range. Charged with 100% nitrogen. Custom double lipradial spring outer bushing for both smooth operation and maximum resistance to contamination. Side mount of actuation mechanism means we can keep all the critical dimensions of the Thomson Elite cradlebolt and clamp geometry. One piece forged inner stanchion for strength and reliabilty no joint to loosen and fail. Actuation is by cam so rider gets smooth variable speed and height without resorting to a complicated damage prone hydraulic actuator. No bleeding require dever. 5mm of setback is built in to the seatpost cradle allowing a little more cockpit room. Designed not to extend when the saddle is used to hang the bike on a lift chair. Custom made Norglide bearing bushing ensures years of service with no saddle left to right "play." The smallest most ergonomic remote lever available. 592 grams including remote lever and cable.

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