Today we're reviewing the D&M dropper post. You've probably been looking to get one and
this is going to be an endorsement. I was very impressed with the build quality
from the very start
I am when I got the box in the mail I couldn't believe how lightweight it was
and the I thought they might have even shipped me the wrong thing
The packaging and the instructions were not
really the best in the world, but I mean we're talking about
an entry-level dropper post here so I wasn't surprised. For instance, it doesn't tell you
how to mount the switch.
If you're installing this yourself you'll need a suspension-specific pump
to set the pressure. If you try to use a normal pump
then.. you know... good luck with that.
Like I said it doesn't show how to mount the switch, but I mounted mine like this
If it turns out out to be wrong I'll be embarrassed at the trails and just
flip it back around the right way.
I routed the cables
inside the frame because I have a spot for internal cable routing, but you can just
tape it to the side or whatever.
When you're choosing the length of the cable housing make sure you have the seat up.
Here. I'm using a cable housing cutter, but
you'll probably use scissors or a knife or something because you don't have any tools.
But that's okay. They give you little guide
to run be cable housing up the
seat post. just
feed the cable through
They give you this little tiny allen bolt
to secure the cable in at the end
then you want to cut the cable to size you know with your scissors or your teeth
or whatever you decide to use.
Here I'm using crimpers to put the end on there but
you'll probably end up using a channel lock or pliers or something. I should hope by now
you know how to install a saddle.
if you've gotten this far somehow and you don't know how to install a saddle
you know... I don't know what to tell you. You should probably
bring it to a bike shop right away. Looks pretty sweet right?
I tested it and it didn't really work right. It didn't go all the way
What I found out is that when I filled it up with the suspension pump
a bunch of air burped out while removing it.
Like...really a LOT of air came out. So the next time I
pumped up a lot more, and took the thing off really quick and smoothly.
The next time it worked fine.
Let's take it for a ride.
Drop the post and do something erratic. Pop it back up.
Here's the drop...
There's the dick move... then it goes back up
So anyway the verdict is that I love this thing.
Super solid all around, super lightweight and didn't break the bank. I left the link in
the description below
where I got it at Amazon. Pretty much the cheapest place I could find.
You won't regret it!