Avoid wasting money and preserve your dropper put up operating good as new with just a few easy instruments and a step-by-step information
OneUp Elements, based mostly within the mountain biking heaven of Squamish, BC, is aware of a factor or two about parts, and so they additionally know a factor or two about using in inclement climate, and the way essential it’s to maintain your package operating easily. Extra dependable package means much less time ready and extra time using, so it really works arduous to make sure its merchandise are sturdy, and are straightforward to service at residence.
The OneUp V2 Dropper Publish is among the model’s best-selling objects. It’s not solely the longest dropper you possibly can slot in your bike, and it not solely is available in lengths to swimsuit each measurement rider from XS to XXL, it’s additionally quite simple to put in, handle and keep.
It’s because the V2 Dropper Publish relies round a easy, cable-actuated design with a sealed cartridge and minimal shifting components. This makes it dependable, sturdy, and it doesn’t require bleeding or equalising like many different dropper seat posts available on the market. It additionally makes servicing it at residence tremendous straightforward.
And to make it even simpler, OneUp Elements have created step-by-step on-line service manuals, and all you want is just a few frequent instruments, plus all substitute components and repair kits might be despatched out to you straight and quickly, and all are held in inventory and accessible by way of the OneUp Elements web site.
OneUp V2 Dropper Publish fast grease service
To maintain your V2 Dropper Publish operating effectively, it’s best to take into account servicing it each 50 – 100 hours of using time, relying on the circumstances. Doing a daily fast grease service is easy and can assist enhance the longevity of your put up, and also you must also take into account doing a clear and regrease service or a service rebuild.
- Strap wrench
- Waterproof grease (ie. Slickoleum, Slick Honey)
- Lint free fabric
This straightforward service might be accomplished on the bike. Relying on the circumstances wherein you experience, this service might be carried out as common as each 25 hours of using. Retaining you higher bushing and mud wiper clear and greased will enormously extend the lifetime of your dropper.
Step 1: Compress dropper and loosen mid cap meeting
Wipe any grit or particles away from the mud wiper and higher tube. Compress the dropper put up right into a mid journey place.
Unscrew the mid cap meeting by hand or utilizing a strap wrench and slide it up in the direction of the seatpost head.
Step 2: Take away and clear higher bushing
Set off distant to launch dropper to full extension. The higher bushing will come up out of the decrease tube with the higher tube. As soon as you possibly can entry the higher bushing, take away it from the higher tube. Clear the bushing, inside and outside, then clear the higher tube under the mid cap meeting.
Step 3: Grease and set up higher bushing
Grease the higher bushing, inside and outside, along with your gentle suspension grease. You can even apply some grease to the higher tube simply above the decrease tube. Slide higher bushing pack over higher tube. Slide the mid cap meeting down the higher tube, pushing the higher bushing till it’s sitting partially into the decrease tube.
Step 4: Compress dropper and tighten mid cap meeting
Set off the distant and compress the dropper. This motion ought to pull the higher bushing additional into the decrease tube. Now you can thread the mid cap meeting onto the decrease tube. Begin the threads by hand and as soon as it’s hand tight, comfortable it up along with your strap wrench.
NOTE: If there may be extra grease than needed, it’s going to weep out by the mud wiper after some biking. That is regular. When you do discover any extra grease above or across the mid cap meeting you should definitely wipe it away so it doesn’t appeal to undesirable grit. This weeping of extra grease ought to solely final a experience or two.