[Press release] – LAGUNA BEACH, CA – Crankbrothers is expanding its Highline Dropper Post range to meet the needs of more riders with the new Highline XC/Gravel. Available in short travel options with a 27.2 diameter post to fit most cross-country, cyclocross and gravel bikes, riders of every style can now drop their seat on steep terrain to descend faster and with more control.
- 60mm short & long / 80mm / 100mm / 125mm of infinite travel adjustment
- diameter: 27.2mm
- insertion lengths: 174mm short & 264mm long / 264mm / 264mm / 264mm (bottom of collar to bottom of actuator)
- weights: 369g & 410g / 434g / 459g / 467g
- quick-connect linear pull mechanism offers ease of cable installation and routing
- 60mm minimum stack height
- self-contained hydraulic IFP cartridge
- two-bolt standard head
- internal routing
- premium internals
- Jagwire® cable and housing
- remote sold separately
- 4 year warranty
- single mounting bolt for left-hand actuation
- two-way drop actuation for use in multiple hand positions
Crankbrothers’ Highline XC/Gravel comes in 60mm travel length in short and long post insertion lengths to fit different rider heights and bike frame designs, as well as 80mm, 100mm and 125mm travel options with long post insertion lengths. It is equipped with a hydraulic IFP cartridge for extremely smooth actuation and durability. It has a 2-bolt standard head, a machined alloy quill, and a 4- year warranty. MSRP is $249.99.
The Highline XC/Gravel post, like the rest of the Highline range, comes with Jagwire premium cables and housings for internal routing. It uses a linear actuator, providing fast return speeds, an easy feel at the lever, and a hassle-free installation process.
Along with the Highline XC/Gravel post, the new Highline Drop-Bar Remote is optimized for drop bars. It has a single mounting bolt for left-hand actuation and two-way drop actuation for use in multiple hand positions from the drops or from the hoods. The Highline Drop-Bar Remote is sold separately and retails for $49.99.
The Highline XC/Gravel joins the existing Highline range consisting of the Highline 3 and Highline 7. The Highline 7 comes in 30.9 and 31.6 diameter posts and four lengths of travel. It is equipped with a hydraulic IFP cartridge, a 2-bolt quick-connect head, a machined alloy quill, and comes with a 4-year warranty. MSRP is $299.99.
The Highline 3 comes in 30.9, 31.6 and 34.9 diameter posts in five lengths of travel. It is equipped with an emulsification cartridge, a 2-bolt head, alloy quill and comes with a 2-year warranty. MSRP is $199.99.
The complete Highline Dropper Post range, including the new Highline XC/Gravel, is available now at Crankbrothers.com and retailers worldwide.