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Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost review

We want to ensure that whether you’re spending £10K on a new lightweight race bike, £2 on a cycling water bottle or £300 on Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost, that you’re getting the very best you can get for your money. In today’s Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost review we’re going to look at why it scores 9.2/10 in our review and why we recommend it over many of the other 188 products in the Seatposts category. We’ve started by giving you a top level score for each of the key areas when it comes to reviewing these products, these scores include a quality score, price score, review score and an overall score.










Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost reviews

See customer reviews at Chain Reaction Cycles:

View 67 Reviews

Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost Specification

Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost specs

Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost
Feature 1

Long service life

Other Seatposts found with this feature: 1

Feature 2


Other Seatposts found with this feature: 14

Feature 3


Other Seatposts found with this feature: 49

Feature 4

Remote Included

Other Seatposts found with this feature: 2

Feature 5

Weight: 450g

Other Seatposts found with this feature: 15

Spec 1

Colour: Black

Other Seatposts found with this spec: 1

Spec 2

Option: 100mm Drop, 125mm Drop

Other Seatposts found with this spec: 14

Spec 3

Length: 375mm, 400mm, 430mm

Other Seatposts found with this spec: 49

Spec 4

Material: Alloy

Other Seatposts found with this spec: 2

Spec 5

Diameter: 31.6mm, 30.9mm, 27.2mm

Other Seatposts found with this spec: 15



Number of Reviews


Review Score

4.4 / 5

Average score in category: 4.2


  • . Thomson’s Elite Dropper Seatpost is a market-leader when it comes to consistently producing seatposts that are both light and durable. This 27.2 dropper post weighs in at 450 grams and features Thomson’s unique cartridge based system that has been specifically designed for longevity. Dial-in your 27.2 dropper post via a remote for optimal comfort for the ever-changing terrain ahead Advanced 27.2 Dropper Post. Thomson’s use of the best available components has produced a 27.2 dropper post that feels like your own custom-built seatpost. The Norglide bearing bushings are protected by unique Trelleborg O-rings and seals to keep Motul oil where it should be. Don’t worry about having to continuously service this 27.2 dropper post, Thomson’s Elite Dropper Seatpost includes a two-year guarantee so you can ride in peace Strong and Reliable 27.2 Dropper Post. Thomson’s 27.2 dropper post is made from a single piece of forged inner stanchion, which offers superb strength and reliability without stressing joints to failure. By keeping all of the critical dimensions of this 27.2 dropper post through a side-mounted actuation mechanism, the cradle bolt and clamp geometry of this 27.2 dropper post are kept out of harm’s way 27.2 Dropper Post with 5mm Setback. This dropper seatpost also comes with 5mm of setback to provide more space at your cockpit room. Thomson’s 27.2 dropper post is specifically designed to maintain its position when lifted by the saddle Features: Long service lifeStrongDurableRemote IncludedWeight:¬†450gBuy¬†Thomson Components from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World’s Largest Online Bike Store.
  • Product codes: 875850006713
  • THO-DP-E106

No matter what type of bike product your buying, from the simple accessories through to the full setup of your custom built road bike, there are lots of important considerations that you should take into account, especially when you’re shopping online and unable to test the product first. This is especially true when you’re buying products like Seatposts.

Our aim is simple, help you get the very best products for your budget. Whether that’s Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost or an alternative, we’ll do our best to find you unbiased, genuine customer reviews to help you make your decision. We’ve found 188 different products in the Seatposts category at Chain Reaction Cycles and we’ve also managed to find 39 products from Thomson (although only 11 of the 39 are in the Seatposts category).

Our first piece of advice is for you to spend some time really getting to know what it is you’re looking for. An important feature for one person might be totally pointless and irrelevant to you, so get a good idea of what you want and need from your Seatposts. Note down this list of key features that your product must have, that way when you’re comparing alternatives you have a starting point to decide whether one product meets your needs or not.

Price is the next and probably one of the most important factors of a purchase, so it’s really worthwhile spending a bit of time analysing the price of Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost and seeing how it stacks up against those offered by different brands or even other alternatives from Thomson. Below we’re going to get into the detail of Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost to help you see how the prices stack up.

We start this price analysis by looking at the price you can expect to pay for Seatposts. There are 188 different products available at Chain Reaction Cycles, and of those 188, the average price is £90.60. There’s quite a variance in price in this category too with the lowest priced product we found at £3.46 and most expensive was £620.

The next stage we went on to, was to look at the price of products from the brand: Thomson. The average price was £86.63 and we found that the price varies right from as little as £2.6 up to £349.99 with Thomson products.

And finally we thought it would be good to give you an idea of Thomson products that appear specifically in the Seatposts category. So you can see that the price of Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost at £300 is great value considering the average price of Thomson Seatposts is £102.27 and the price varies from £3.50.

It’s also worth bearing in mind that we managed to find Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost during our price scan of several cycle retailers, for the amazing price of £300 which represents a £49.99 or 14% saving against RRP. If you think Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost ticks all of your boxes in terms of quality and features then it’s more than likely going to be a winner bearing in mind the price.

Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost Reviews

Reviews are obviously a key part of the buying process when buying any cycle gear, and that goes for Seatposts too. Reading reviews if going to be the closest insight you get into how good Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost is, without actually trying or buying it. Over at Chain Reaction Cycles we managed to find 67 reviews scoring it 4.4 out of 5. That’s a great result considering the price and quality and the fact that it’s a product made by Thomson. In fact when you consider those points and combine it with the fact that the average review score in the Seatposts category is 4.2 and the average score of products from Thomson is 4.4 it’s a steal. And actually, if you look specifically at products from Thomson in the Seatposts category the average review score is 4.3.

That’s why you can see it was easy for us to give Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost such a high overall score of 9.2 / 10. It seems to have the perfect combination of features, quality and price making it a great all-rounder.

So our last piece of advice that we can offer is to take your time reading plenty of reviews now, you can see that there are 67 reviews for Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost which score it 4.4, so it’s really worth spending a few minutes reading through lots of these to see what the key advantages or dislikes are. It will really reassure you when you come to buying online.

If you do go on to buy Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost or in fact any of the other Seatposts, we would love to hear from you. Sharing your views will really help us to write more comprehensive reviews and we will share these thoughts with customers just like you that are looking to read reviews before they commit to buying.