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WTC Resolve Seatpost Review: Self-Bleeding Dropper delivers trouble-free performance & more travel

WTC Resolve Seatpost Review: Self-Bleeding Dropper delivers trouble-free performance & more travel

You may have just seen the news , but Wolf Tooth Components now has their own dropper post called the Resolve. Representing one of the…

Tuesday, Oct 11

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You may have just seen the news , but Wolf Tooth Components now has their own dropper post called the Resolve. Representing one of the brand’s biggest launches in recent years, WTC gave us behind-the-scenes access to the development including the ability to fully test not one, but two samples ahead of the launch.

Thanks to plenty of testing, and even some crash testing (oops), it seems that the Resolve lives up to its claims – even if it can get squishy. Starting Small(er)

When WTC offered up a Resolve seat post for review, I figured I’d throw it on my Ibis Ripley v4. It was the height of the summer, and I figured that this bike would get the most use. Given that I previously maxed out other brands’ posts at around 170mm travel for my saddle height on this bike, I opted for the 160mm travel Resolve.

Had I used the WTC Dropper Post Calculator, I would have realized that was a mistake.

Thanks to the incredibly short 32mm stack height of the Resolve, the 160mm post left me with a substantial amount of room below the collar – more than enough room to run a full 200mm travel version.

What? A 200mm travel dropper post on a medium XC/Trail bike for a 5’8″ rider? It’s kind of insane. But welcomed.

A while later, I had lined up this Ibis Ripmo V2 for a Moab trip (which sadly didn’t happen), but it provided another chance to check out a different Resolve […]

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