There have been few things as frustrating for mountain bike parents as dropper posts! There are very few options of dropper posts that will fit kids bikes, and most kids don’t weigh enough to activate them.
The best option we’ve seen yet has just been introduced by PNW Components. The brand new Fern dropper post is designed specifically for kids and will work for kiddos as light as 22 pounds!!!!
That’s way better than the PNW Pine that we’d previously tested out for our son, but that required us to push down on the saddle to lower it.
We’ll be getting one of these babies to test out ASAP, but here are the details in the meantime.
- 27.2 Diameter
- 90mm of Travel
- External Routing
- Light Action cartridge
- Compatible w/ all PNW Levers
- Minimum rider weight to actuate the post: 22lbs (10kg)
- Maximum rider weight supported at full post extension: 90lbs (40.8kg)
- Lifetime Warranty
- MSRP: $199 USD