Does A Dropper Post Destroy Road Cycling?

Published on March 17th 2023


In the 2022 edition of Milano-Sanremo, Matej Mohorič shocked the cycling world by using a dropper post to descend the Poggio on his way to victory in one of the prestigious races on the pro calendar. So, should we all be descending with dropper seatposts on our road bikes? Conor and Manon went to this epic descent to find out if it's actually any faster!

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0:00 Intro
1:08 The Poggio
3:02 Run 1 - no dropper post
5:49 Run 2 - with dropper post
6:55 Results

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