Brand-X Ascend II Dropper Seatpost. The Brand-X Ascend II is an externally routed dropper seatpost that offers excellent performance and reliability without breaking the bank. Tweak your saddle height for what lies ahead and tackle the trail in comfort Externally Routed Dropper Seatpost. Building on the success of the Ascend Dropper Seatpost, this aluminium dropper post is available for those who have a rig without internal cable routing: Brand-X is bringing affordable and reliable dropper posts to the people! With infinitely smooth adjustments and an ergonomic lever that can sit on the left or right of your cockpit, the Brand-X Ascend II Dropper Seatpost is the upgrade that your bike needs. To avoid cable movement/pull, this dropper seatpost’s cable is actuated from the mid-cap and delivers consistent performance.* Note the 31.6 and 30.9 diameter options come with the 1x shifter shown in the first image. Our current stock of the 27.2 diameter post comes with a CX paddle for 31 8mm handlebar fitment- this is for a 2X set up and the paddle is shown in the last image Features: Material: T6-6061 AluminiumBar mounted remote lever and cable operated external routingLinkage mechanism eliminates any outer cable pullZero offset, one-piece head/upper shaft with micro adjust clamping mechanismLength: 400mm Travel: 125mmCable Length: 1.5mFinish: Sand blasted and hard anodisedWarranty: 2 yearsWeight: 605g (30 9mm) w/o cable and paddle shifter (90g)Buy Brand-X Components from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World’s Largest Online Bike Store.