The Fox Transfer SL was just revamped with a new lightweight design, diameters for 27.2, 30.9, and 31.6mm, and 125 and 150mm travel lengths. Find details here…
As I stated in our Bikepacking Gear That Lasts roundup, there aren’t too many dropper posts I trust for a long trip. I’ve killed droppers from five or six other brands at this point. However, we’ve had really good luck with latest Fox Transfer.
We brought two along on the Baja Divide, and then to Oaxaca, and even put a ton of miles on them before and after that. They’re both still going strong with no service. Today, Fox just updated the SL version of the Transfer. And while I haven’t tried it, it looks promising. Find details on the new Fox Transfer SL below.
Starting at 327g, the revamped Fox Transfer SL is 25% lighter than the standard Transfer post. Fox claims that this makes it the lightest mainstream dropper on the market. The Transfer SL has lever options for drop bars, flat bars, and 2x front shifters. Here are the full specs from Fox:
NEW lightweight design
NEW Windows in lower post allow cable clamp/slack to be pulled frompost side for compatibility with GRX-style dropper lever, and minimizeextracable housing length
2-position mechanical post that locks at the top and bottom only
Longer travel configurations offer an increased exposed length for taller riders
Shorter travel configurations offer shorter total length for smaller riders
Coil spring for consistent return performance—Internal routing only
27.2, 30.9 and 31.6mm diameters
Expanded 50, 70, 75,100, 125 and 150mm drop options to suit gravel, XC and traildisciplines
70-85deg seat angles are supported
7mm and 7×9 ‘Ob-round’ saddle rails supported
1x lever is Matchmaker, Shimano GRX, and I-SPEC EV compatible
Available in Factory and Performance Elite Series(Factory post includes Ti hardware for additional 10g weight savings)
MSRP: $399 USD (Factory) / $329 USD (Performance Elite)ALL-NEW TRANSFER SL
Find details over at RideFox.com.
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