Frostbike First Look – X Fusion Hides the Cable with the New Hilo SLS Stealth Dropper Post
Adding to the growing options for internally routed dropper posts, X-Fusion has thrown their hat into the ring with the all new HILO SLS. Basically the same post as their HILO SL but with the cable attached to the bottom of the post, the SLS will be popular as many new bikes are adding provisions for internally routed droppers.
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The SLS will be offered in two drop lengths, the 150mm model which will retail for $289, and the 125mm drop model which is slightly less at $269. Currently seatpost diameters are limited to 30.9 and 31.6mm.
Both models have the same amount of minimum insertion, but the 150mm SLS offers slightly more post length in addition to the added drop. Using the same dual bolt micro adjust head as their SL post helps keep the cost down, so the post has the material where the original cable anchor would have been. Although it is drilled out to save weight. SLS posts will also use the BAT remote which allows you to hit the lever from any direction to drop the post.
Weights with a short cable and the remote were 486g (125mm) and 525g (150mm). HILO SLS posts are in stock and shipping now.