Brand-X Ascend XL Dropper Post 170mm 30.9mm

4.4 out of 5 Customer Rating

The Details

The Ascend dropper post gives you the ability to adjust your saddle height based on the terrain ahead. Brand-X has set a new standard with the Ascend, you can now buy a reliable dropper post that performs well at a reasonable price point. 

The Ascend has an ergonomic shifter-style remote, it sits where your front shifter would normally sit, perfect for those running a 1x set up. If you prefer having a front derailleur, or would just prefer a paddle style lever this is available separately.

Note:This Ascend Seatpost is only compatible with bikes that have internally routed dropper cables.

Our Verdict

The Ascend allows you to adjust your seat post to suit the trail ahead, the simple and solid design provides consistent and reliable performance.

Industry Reviews

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The Brand-X Ascend is the best bargain dropper I’ve tested, which is why I’m awarding it maximum marks..

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If you want a long drop for under £200, the smooth, reliable Ascend XL is hard to beat, if it fits your bike.

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Key Specifications

  • AK7075-T651 Aluminium with a sand-blasted and hard anodised black finish
  • Bar mounted shifter style remote level
  • Cable-operated internal routing
  • Linkage mechanism to eliminate any external cable pull
  • Zero Offset one-piece head/upper shaft
  • 30.9mm diameter, 499mm length, 170mm travel
  • 1.5m cable length
  • Suitable for riders 50kg-120kg
  • Weighs 683g (without cable and shifter)

Product Details

Delivery

Parts, accessories and clothing delivery - FREE over £30

Delivery for parts, accessories and clothing is free over £30 and £2.99 below that. We have a selection of premium delivery services available, including next day, AM, Saturday, timed delivery and local pickup services. Mainland UK only, some remote and off-shore areas or areas of Scotland may incur a surcharge. Delivery options and lead time estimates will be provided in checkout.

Click & Collect

Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online, combined with an award-winning retail experience in one of our stores. Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you - our stores are open 7 days a week. Best of all, the service is completely free.

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Your Questions Answered

The Ascend dropper post gives you the ability to adjust your saddle height based on the terrain ahead. Brand-X has set a new standard with the Ascend, you can now buy a reliable dropper post that performs well at a reasonable price point. 

The Ascend has an ergonomic shifter-style remote, it sits where your front shifter would normally sit, perfect for those running a 1x set up. If you prefer having a front derailleur, or would just prefer a paddle style lever this is available separately.

Note:This Ascend Seatpost is only compatible with bikes that have internally routed dropper cables.

  • AK7075-T651 Aluminium with a sand-blasted and hard anodised black finish
  • Bar mounted shifter style remote level
  • Cable-operated internal routing
  • Linkage mechanism to eliminate any external cable pull
  • Zero Offset one-piece head/upper shaft
  • 30.9mm diameter, 499mm length, 170mm travel
  • 1.5m cable length
  • Suitable for riders 50kg-120kg
  • Weighs 683g (without cable and shifter)

Product Details

The Ascend allows you to adjust your seat post to suit the trail ahead, the simple and solid design provides consistent and reliable performance.

0

The Brand-X Ascend is the best bargain dropper I’ve tested, which is why I’m awarding it maximum marks..

Read Full Review >

bike-radar-review

If you want a long drop for under £200, the smooth, reliable Ascend XL is hard to beat, if it fits your bike.

Read Full Review >

Parts, accessories and clothing delivery - FREE over £30

Delivery for parts, accessories and clothing is free over £30 and £2.99 below that. We have a selection of premium delivery services available, including next day, AM, Saturday, timed delivery and local pickup services. Mainland UK only, some remote and off-shore areas or areas of Scotland may incur a surcharge. Delivery options and lead time estimates will be provided in checkout.

Click & Collect

Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online, combined with an award-winning retail experience in one of our stores. Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you - our stores are open 7 days a week. Best of all, the service is completely free.

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Purchase Price £169.99
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