Wolf Tooth ReMote Light Action - Review

Mar 2, 2018
by Vernon Felton  
Wolf Tooth ReMote Light Action Vernon Felton


We’ve come a long ways when it comes to dropper posts. There was a time when you could count the worthy options on one hand…or half a hand, really. Today, we’ve got a solid handful and a couple interesting fingers worth of options to choose from.

But while it seems like everybody and their kid brother now offers a viable dropper post, many brands seem to have stayed up all night designing the post itself, only to fall asleep on the couch when it came time to create their dropper's remote lever.

Wolf Tooth ReMote LA Details
• Works with any cable-actuated dropper post
• Large diameter, ball-bearing pivot
• Low-profile, Light Action lever
• Integrated, cable-tension adjuster
• Breakaway axle pivot
• Weight: 36 grams
• Available in universal hinged clamp (tested), as well as Shimano and SRAM direct mount
• MSRP: $69.95 USD
www.wolftoothcomponents.com

Here are some potential sins of a crappy lever: They refuse to play well with different brake levers, they don’t offer enough leverage, their cable tensioning adjusters are poorly designed or their ergonomics are just….let’s be frank, shit. Wolf Tooth Components claims that their ReMote is designed to address those problems. The company offers two versions: a standard unit and a Light Action model, which I’m testing here.

Out of the Box

If you have a cable-actuated dropper post, the Wolf Tooth ReMote will work with it. Simple as that. Hell, if you have RockShox's hydraulically-actuated Reverb dropper, you can still use the Wolf Tooth, though you'll need their ReMote Sustain conversion kit to make it all work. Here's RC's review of the hydraulic-to-cable converting Sustain.

Wolf Tooth Light Action ReMot Vernon Felton
But let's get back on track here. Since the dropper cable is attached at the ReMote lever, the ReMote is compatible with both dropper posts that sport barrel adjusters at the remote and those that feature barrel adjusters on the post itself.

The Light Action version of Wolf Tooth's ReMote features a longer lever that, according to Wolf Tooth, reduces the amount of effort required of your thumb by roughly 30 percent. The Light Action lever is best suited for posts that feature a stiffer internal spring or for riders who have thumbs that aren't rippling with, uh, thumb muscles, I guess. Not sure where you or your current post sit on the spectrum? Wolf Tooth's handy chart (at left) that shows the ideal pairings. I originally bought this Light Action unit to work with a Thomson Elite dropper (I'm not a huge fan of that particular post's lever), but I've used it since with both a PNW Components Bachelor 170 post and a Giant Contact dropper post.

Getting your dropper post lever to mesh with your favored brake lever can also be a challenge. I opted for the standard, hinged version (since I swap posts from test bike to test bike), but the ReMote LA is also offered in versions with clamps that integrate with SRAM (MatchMaker X) and Shimano (I-Spec A, B and II) brake levers. The standard (not Light Action) version of Wolf Tooth's ReMote is also offered with a clamp that's Magura brake-friendly version. While I'm all for a clutter-free cockpit, I've used the basic, hinged-clamp version you see here with all of those brakes and have encountered zero problems. The hinged clamp takes up very little room on your bar. It's a solid choice if you are the kind of rider who changes brakes from season to season.

Wolf Tooth ReMote Light Action Vernon Felton
I tested the universal, hinged version. The ReMote is also offered in Shimano...
Wolf Tooth ReMote Light Action Vernon Felton
...SRAM and Magura-compatible versions that mesh nicely with those brands' brake levers.


Wolf Tooth ReMote Light Action Vernon Felton

On Trail

Here (see image above) are the basic components of the ReMote: the lever blade, lever bearing, the breakaway axle pivot, barrel adjuster and cable-clamping bolt and washer. The most obvious thing here is that bearing. By Grabthar's Hammer, that sealed cartridge bearing is massive! It is, in fact, 21-millimeters of silky smooth, overbuilt-for-the-application awesomeness. The clamping bolt and washer deserve mention as well, because, unlike a lot of set screws on dropper remotes, these hold your cable fast without mangling the cable itself. It's a small detail, but a thoughtful one.

Wolf Tooth ReMote Light Action Vernon Felton
A view (from below) of the ReMote.
Wolf Tooth ReMote Light Action Vernon Felton
The breakaway axle is designed to, you guessed it, break in the event of a hard crash (saving the more expensive components, such as the lever). You can order replacements from Wolf Tooth for $4.95

What's up with the "breakaway axle pivot"? The basic idea here is that people crash and that dropper post levers sometimes auger into the dirt and get banjaxed in the process. Wolf Tooth decided to make an inexpensive sacrificial lamb here that breaks away during a bad crash and saves the rest of the lever components. In short, the plastic top hat-looking thing here is designed to go snap-crackle-pop instead of, say, your lever bending and going all pretzel-like on you. Should you, indeed, break the axle pivot, it costs a whopping $4.95 to replace. In fact, you can replace many of the ReMote's components of the lever for similarly paltry sums. Wolf Tooth sells replacement parts for every single widget associated with this thing. Bought the hinged clamp and now you want to go and get the sleek MatchMaker X or Shimano-compatibl clamp instead? You can buy it here too. In short, if you lose a bolt or a washer or the cat eats your ReMote lever, you can order anything you need directly from Wolf Tooth's website.


Dropper post remotes are simple devices, but some are easier to install than others. The Wolf Tooth poses no challenge at all. I may have spent 10 minutes installing it and a lot of that time was actually devoted to me geeking out on the lever assembly's various components (a hazard of the profession). The Wolf Tooth ReMote features an integrated, barrel-type, cable tension adjuster—always a good thing since shift cables always stretch. The barrel adjuster is easy to turn and offers a ridiculous range of tension adjustment (far more than you'll likely ever need). I normally would gloss over this "feature," but I note it since I have fiddled with my share of crappy tension adjusters on other dropper posts.

Wolf Tooth ReMote Light Action Vernon Felton
Cable stretch? Not an issue, thanks to the barrel adjuster.


Though the Light Action ReMote is supersized, it still strikes a decidedly low-profile pose on your handlebars, making it less of a target for your kneecap. I also had no problem finding the sweet spot for the lever itself.

How does it actually function? The lever shaping is excellent. There's plenty of real estate for your thumb to stab and the machining on the business end of the lever reduces the risk of your thumb slipping even when your mitts are plastered with wet mud.

Here's the bottom line: the Wolf Tooth is smooth and consistent. Admittedly, the lever doesn't return to its home position with a great deal of "snap" to it; there's no spring assisting that action, but as long as the cable tension is properly dialed (again, easily achieved) it's not sluggardly either. On the Thomson and PNW Components posts, the Wolf Tooth ReMote Light Action definitely decreased the amount of effort required to convince those posts to do their up and down thing. It was, in short, a very noticeable improvement. I've used dropper post remotes that have lighter actions (the KindShock comes to mind), but the lever shaping and clamping system on the Wolf Tooth are considerably better.


Wolf Tooth ReMote Light Action Vernon Felton


Pinkbike's Take

bigquotesThere's not one single shining, standout feature that makes the Wolf Tooth ReMote worth your consideration. Instead, the company just gets every detail right. It's easy to assemble and adjust, easy to find replacement parts for, it works with every post under the sun, and it just flat out functions well all the time. The ReMote gets the no-headaches, ultra-consistent award. In a world of not-so-awesome dropper post remotes, it's an excellent upgrade. Vernon Felton



145 Comments

  • + 158
 again, no place for a water bottle...
  • + 30
 It doesn't even look like a session. So don't expect a water bottle mount.
  • + 20
 @chyu: If only they could have made it a little longer, or perhaps lower. And that angle, definitely not slack enough.
  • + 16
 No go for me - no 28.99 option
  • + 6
 Does it even have boost?
  • + 3
 I only ride 29 inch wheels and that looks like 26 to bad
  • + 3
 The fact these comments get upped 135 times shows me the amount of stable geniuses around here. Stop with the water bottle and the session. It stopped being funny the 100th time in 2014
  • + 4
 @pargolf8: You seem upset, you must have bought a bike before the new 28.99, super boost, water bottle holding, mid fat, long and low standard.
  • + 0
 @cdmbmw: i just think you’re a power bottom. Not upset.
  • + 3
 Only 30% less effort for your thumb? Wait until the e-lever start taking over!
  • + 19
 I have both a WolfTooth standard remote and the Light action version (9pointCool .

Both work perfectly and are a big upgrade over most stock remotes. Anyone on the fence or that is unhappy with their stock remotes should just upgrade to this lever. Loads of mounting options and super smooth action.
  • + 3
 I would love to try this especially for the cable clamp it has. On the 9.8 you can't adjust the cable length without taking the whole finicky thing apart. And the adjustment on the stock 9.8 lever absolutely sucks.
  • + 2
 @drunknride: put one on my 9.8, i’d almost say it’s mandatory since that stock one sucks so bad.........
  • + 2
 I like the stock on the 9point8. It looks sort of weak and pathetic but I've found it works flawless. Simple and well executed.
  • + 1
 I also like the stock 9point8 lever but this one makes it so much smoother!! So happy with it. I still use the stock lever on my fatbike.
  • + 16
 I'm remotely surprised I have the first comment
  • + 10
 Huge shout out to companies like wolftooth to listening to consumers and making the stuff the bigs S’s wont.
  • + 1
 While I agree that the command post sucks, the lever is actually very good.
  • + 7
 I have the ReMote LA on one bike and the standard on another. I havent tried any other levers besides the stock levers that come with the Fox Transfer (which are aweful). the ReMote is very durable and the feel is consistant. I did have a nasty crash and broke the break away axle just as it was designed. The cable set screw head has a tendency to strip, at least on my older standard model. the newer ligh action seems to be an upgraded screw. the clamp you can order for it for a stand alone install can be a PIA to line up the screw but wouldnt deter me from recomending this lever.
  • + 4
 How is the Fox Transfer lever awful?
  • + 4
 Seconded on the original set screw stripping way too easily. Luckily it's a standard metric size, I replaced my with a philips head one.
  • + 2
 I've been using the Raceface Turbine lever with my Fox Transfer and it has been awesome. One may think that they won't work together because of the cable orientation. I used the KS cable clamp on the dropper side and it works like a champ. It only cost $5 for the cable clamp. I highly recommend this combo. To date, it's the best dropper and lever combo out there in my opinion.
  • + 6
 Yes I highly recommend transferring to this remote
  • - 2
 wrong thread
  • + 6
 My transfer didnt come with a lever...I bought a Wolftooth lever instead of Fox out of spite.
  • + 1
 @Levelheadsteve: its too short so the leverage is bad, thin metal, mounted awkwardly... just cheap (2017 model)
  • + 1
 Huge fan of this remote, paired with Saint brakes and Fox transfer on 3 different bikes so far. I would just recommend ordering a couple extra of the breakaway axles and carry one with you on your rides. I broke mine twice on crashes, would have been nice to fix it on the trail.
  • + 2
 @BobbyLite: Same here. They were practically the same price too.
  • + 3
 @just6979: Same problem with the fk'n screw... I cut a slot into it and use a flathead screwdriver. Other then that it's been flawless.
  • + 1
 @just6979: haha, traction pin from my pedal worked great!
  • + 1
 @Levelheadsteve: too small, poor ergonomics, cable comes out at the worst angle, and snaps cables at the bend point. I must’ve replaced 30 of those things last season with WT remotes.
  • + 2
 @Tongnar: all that and it pivots on a floppy rivet instead of a sold bearing. It works, just not worth it, esp when you are buying them separately to begin with. I wouldn't buy the fox lever again. The Wolftooth is hands down bettter.
  • + 6
 Wolf Tooth levers are awesome! Cable anchor at the lever is the only way to go! And the Light Action is _really_ light.

However, the I-Spec A/B mounts are less than perfect. On my Hope Tech 3 brakes, the dropper lever ends up in a very steep angle, putting the lever much higher and closer to the bar than a SRAM shifter on Hope's adapter (which puts it very close to where a Shimano lever would be). I would recommend sticking with the 22mm clamp mount if you have your shifter on an I-Spec A/B mount

Hope Tech 3 owners: the Wolf Tooth I-Spec AB insert is also a bit too long for the Hope clamp, so you will have to modify the insert to be shorter, or (what I did) modify the Wolf Tooth adapter to accept the larger Hope bolt and use the Hope insert.

If you really want your dropper and shifter levers to line up and feel the same, check out the eThirteen dropper lever. It's designed to exactly mimic the movement of a SRAM shifter. Combined with the Hope (I-Spec AB) to SRAM adapters, all my levers are in the perfect position and I only have one clamp per side.
  • + 2
 It feels great my Saint brakes and the ISPEC-B mount.
  • + 1
 @mikericci:

Yep used with a proper I spec brake lever i.e. Shimano it works perfectly.

Just fitted one to my bike, it's great.
  • + 1
 @Nairnster:

Get the longer version if you are setting it up ISPEC. It'll position the lever better.
  • + 7
 HA! Galaxy Quest is one of the most underrated funny movies of all time! Oh yeah and the Wolf Tooth remote is precise and bombproof. I love mine!
  • + 5
 I have the original non-light action model and am glad to see that both versions are 'Great' for my Fox Transfer. However, I came here to praise the use of the word #sluggardly I had to make sure it was real. Impressive.
  • + 4
 I install the Wolf Thoot on my old Gravity Dropper. Wow, it work flawlessly. Night and day compare to the crappy original remote.
  • + 2
 I was considering this myself.
  • + 2
 I may have to suck it up and order one for my Gravity Dropper Turbo LP. Having hard time justifying almost $100 for a remote, but then again, thinking about using GD remote one more time I may just go ahead and buy.
  • + 1
 I did the same, it works really will with the GD
  • + 1
 Any thoughts on cheaper options for the GD? I've been thinking about getting a right hand lever from GD, and mounting it upside down on the left, but have been delaying cuz I don't want to buy another one of those cheesy levers.
  • + 2
 @skelldify: I used a cronolog lever for years, You can use the lever from a highline which is an updated version and way better.
  • + 1
 @skelldify: Forget the original GD lever , way to flexy.
  • + 2
 As someone who has "skier's thumb" (stretched/weak ligaments) from crashes over the years I highly recommend the Light Action lever. I paired one with my Fall Line 9.8 and its actuation feel/effort is similar to that of the XTR shifter, minimal. I give it a two thumbs up!
  • + 2
 I have a Specialized Command Post and I always hated that the cable gets clamped at the seatpost rather than up at the lever where I can get at it easier. Always find that cumbersome to adjust. With this can I flip the cable around and have the metal nub on the end at the post end? Is there an adapter for the command post to allow that?
  • + 1
 I think you just clamp the cables on both ends for that combo.
  • + 2
 I have the Wolf Tooth Remote Standard on a KS Lev Ci. Works great. Smoothest post I've used. Definitely go with a standard cable though. The light ReCourse (or whatever it's called) cable that comes with the Ci had too much stretch, so it wouldn't drop the seat properly. I kept using the barrel adjuster to tighten it, but it was still shite, then the cable just broke. First ride too. Had them just put a regular steel cable on, and bam! Best post I've ever used now.
  • + 2
 I hyper-extended my left thumb on a crash and therefore it was very weak for a long time... the Wolftooth Light Action helped reduce the amount of force needed to use the dropper which was helpful while my thumb was rehabilitating. Unfortunately, after a year my thumb is still stiff and jacked up but not gonna keep me off the bike.
  • + 1
 Switch to RHS remote? KS Intergrated style as a vertical action and slots nicely between mother controls.
  • + 1
 *ks integra
  • + 4
 Can someone convince me why the Fox Transfer lever isn't just as good? Only had it for a season, replaced the cable once but really liked it.
  • + 3
 Same here, but haven't had to replace cable. Works perfectly every time.
  • + 3
 The pivot on the Wolf Tooth is much closer to a shifter's pivot point, making it feel more "natural". A single-speeder or Di2 user might not notice, but when your right thumb is making a certain motion and your left is making a very different motion, it can be weird.

The eThirteen lever is even better in this respect, it seems to have designed to have the pivot line up exactly with a SRAM shifter pivot.
  • + 2
 @just6979: Ahh ya makes sense for sure.
  • + 2
 @map-guy: The Fox lever also just doesn't have the solid feel of the Wolf Tooth or eThirteen.
  • + 1
 @Levelheadsteve: I had the cable split right at the lever as it bends around the arm. Pretty simple swap, easy access. Selling my bike right now but really want to keep the Fox Transfer in case I ever have to deal with Reverb again.
  • + 5
 I have just converted an old xt left hand (front mech) shifter to use as my KS dropper remote. Works like a dream!
  • + 2
 I did the same and couldn't be happier with it. Works far better than the stock 9.8 and it doesn't destroy cables.
  • + 1
 stellar idea!
  • + 2
 I just got one and have not mounted to my 9point8 yet because well still have 4 feet of snow- its great to hear was that it will work well. The lever is way bigger and longer than the stock lever which I have had no issues with. I have to say - I have been ordering stuff from Wolftooth for a couple of years now -THEIR CUSTOMER SERVICE HAS BEEN EXCELLENT. I highly recommend these folks. Also they offer spare parts in the unlikely event something wears out.
  • + 1
 Why buy the wolftooth remote when 9point8 has the same thing in the Digit?
  • + 1
 @justinhodgson: what is the difference between the 9p8 and wt remotes?
  • + 2
 @RedRedRe: They are essentially the same. I just wanted to order a few extra goodies from Wolftooth so I ordered that one rather than the 9point8.
  • + 1
 Pretty sure I read somewhere Wolf Tooth was making the Digit for 9point8.

Yep, here it is: singletrackworld.com/2017/04/9point8-partner-with-wolftooth-components-to-create-digit-remote

I've got the 9point8 Fall Line and I just ordered the WT to replace the stock remote for it. Extra stoked to try it now.
  • + 1
 My 9point8 came with one. It’s really good. Plus 9point8 sent me a new cable pinch bolt without me asking or even knowing it was warranted. Impressive.
  • + 1
 I have the Sustain kit for my Reverb B1 with a the Remote lever integrated into my XTR brake lever and man, what a ridiculous improvement over stock! Better actuation, perfect lever shape, design, and feel. And the post is much more snappy and rises much faster too. Unquestionably worth the money!
  • + 1
 If you get the sram matchmaker version can you independently adjust the dropper lever distance from the grip without moving the brake? Or is your brake lever and your dropper lever locked together horizontally. Confusing question I know..
  • + 1
 I use the light action lever with my KS post, I prefer it over the regular lever... The extra leverage is ideal.

The construction is flawless! The operation is perfect! The best part? GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE! Those folks at Wolf Tooth are world-class people who deliver world-class service.
  • + 1
 I have serious beef with Scott bikes for their crappy lever attached to the twin-lock thingy.

1. It is required to remove the cable to adjust the lock-on grip!? the noodle gets in the way of your little multi-tool.
I started trimming 10-15 mm of the noodle to allow for a torx wrench to get in there.
2. Everybody knows by now that putting the dropper lever under the bar where the front shifter used to be is the way to go.
I hit that switch way more often than the twinlock.
I am now running the WolfTooth dropper lever to great success and joy everytime I drop it like its hot!
Oh,yeah, the design is excellent!
  • + 1
 I recently installed the wolf tooth (w/matchmaker) remote dropper on my reign. The stock giant dropper remote is awful. This upgrade is well worth it. Although mine has not seen trail time, using it in my driveway the remote feels more natural. I cant wait to try this remote out on the trail.
  • + 1
 I really wanted one of these for my Giant Connect but always ended up waiting since I felt the price was kind of steep. Giant ended up upgrading their remote to something similar and after trying a friends, found them on Giant's website for $25 bucks before shipping.
  • + 1
 Am I missing something? I have a Fox Transfer and had to buy a cable knurl from the hardware store to make it work and now the cable is loose because the knurl never fit exactly right and gets stripped. It wasn’t compatible out of the box
  • + 1
 I have the Light Actions on both KS Lev and PNW Cascade droppers, and they both work flawlessly. The LA lever is longer than the regular remote lever, which let me place it farther inboard for a better reach. I give it two thumbs up!
  • + 1
 How do you like the PNW dropper? I am looking at one for an old steel frame.
  • + 1
 @Rigidjunkie: It's good. Being spring instead of hydraulic, there's a plus for your old frame - give. I put the PNW on a no-name Chinese carbon hardtail (with 160 mm fork), and when I land hard, the post's spring gives maybe 10mm, then returns to position. Excellent junk saver.
  • + 1
 I got one of these from @wolftoothcomponents for my fox transfer and its awesome, my only complaint is it came loose where the bolt goes through the breakaway axle so loctite was needed there (from the factory).

In my opinion and due to having tons of shit on the bars, this was a great upgrade.
  • + 3
 Its nice, but $70us is a tough pill to swallow when most of us have a used front d shifter sitting in their parts bin that can be modified within minutes to do a great job.
  • + 3
 Agreed. That way, you can always use Matchmaker clamps or I-spec shifters to keep the cockpit clean as well. You could even make like Cecile Ravanel or Jerome Clementz and use an old twist grip. It's quite easy to get the indexing spring out of the cheaper SRAM ones for a smoother action and then you have a decently clean setup which probably isn't a lot heavier than the Wolftooth either.
  • + 1
 @Smevan: i hadnt even thought of trying that with a grip shift.

I know what i am gonna dig outta the spare parts bin after a few beers tonight!
  • + 1
 I purchased one of these for my wife's bike because she had a hard time pressing a standard reverb button down. Mounted up easily and works incredibly well. Love that it comes with the parts to mount up to i-spec brakes.
  • + 1
 I just ordered my second lever from them and it's going on a new Fox Factory Transfer 150mm for my 2018 Orbea Ralon. I'm looking forward to hitting some chunky rides this summer.
  • + 2
 A friend has one of the sustain reverb conversion setups on his bike. I can confirm it is now the worlds best feeling reverb.
  • + 2
 Agreed. I hated the idea of a reverb but it was the only longer stroke post that fit my frame the way I needed. The ReMote Sustain blows even the new 1X remote out of the water.
  • + 2
 Just installed one to replace the Reverb 1x remote that came with my bike. Big improvement! Less maintenance, more adjustable, and best of all it works in cold weather.
  • + 1
 No. Joke. So much better.
  • + 2
 somewhat related question
is is lev integra 175mm any decent? im looking for 170+ dropper and options seems to be a bit limited
  • - 1
 I imagine it's got the same problems as any KS Lev; mine always leaked air and would get sticky and slow to come up after a while. It's also a bit tricky to install the cable (only other one I've used is the Transfer by Fox and that's much easier).

9point8 makes a 175mm and a 200mm (!) version of the Fall Line, which has fantastic reviews. Don't know about availability if you're in Poland, though.

There's also apparently a 185mm BikeYoke post? Those are made in Germany, imagine you could get one
  • + 2
 @bmck: you can get BikeYokes pretty easy in the US directly from BikeYole... or I think maybe even through Fanatik Bike now.

The Revive is honestly the best dropper I've used. That said, I've only tried about 5.
  • + 3
 I've had about five levs and theyve all been flawless
  • + 1
 Is there a cable dropper lever which has a sprung return? The remote on my CB Highline won't come all the way back and I reckon a spring would help. Anyone found such a thing?
  • + 2
 eThirteen's has a spring. It also puts the pivot in the same exact place as a SRAM shifter and thiu feels awesome.
  • + 1
 @just6979: thanks dude
  • + 3
 The standard lever, at least, works with the BikeYoke Revive Dropper as well; the best dropper on the market at the moment.
  • + 1
 And does it offer anything over the default remote? I haven't encountered any issues with it so far.
  • + 2
 @Plancktonne: probably nothing other than aesthetics and bling. i like the knurling a bit better than default.
  • + 1
 @Plancktonne: The ReMote (cable clamping) makes Bike Yoke install/cable setup super easy.
I didn't have to fiddle with the exact length specs at the dropper since I could adjust length at the lever end.

(Aside: I wish Bike Yoke had a cable "anchor" like the Fox Transfer which uses the original cable anchor in a bushing ... seems better/more-durable than BY's set-screw cable clamp)
  • + 2
 I've been hoping to use my Wolftooth lever with a BikeYoke post but haven't seen anything about them being compatible. Thank you for posting!
  • + 1
 Lucky enough to snag the stealth version a way back,swap it between my Fox Transfer & Thomson Elite - no issues. Great purchase (I spec IIb)
  • + 1
 Rockshox reverb without wolftooth sustain- worst ever. With wolftooth sustain- best seatpost ever. Flawless! Love wolftooth.
  • + 2
 The Sustain version for the Reverb is the best thing that has ever happened to Reverbs.
  • + 1
 I've got Wolf tooth remotes on 2 of my bikes and really like them, only issue I've encountered is a lack of being able to set how quickly the seat post pops up ( on reverb)
  • + 1
 Easy solution. Ditch the reverb!
  • + 1
 The cable tension now adjusts the speed.
  • + 2
 This is one of the best upgrades I've ever made. I run it on my 9point8 and KSLev.
  • + 1
 So their remote is a direct copy of 9point8s digit remote???

I've been using 9point8 posts and remotes for 4 seasons now and they're by far the best ????.
  • + 1
 That remote looks nice too. Good to have options. I suspect that, when it comes to choosing between two very similar products, it will come down to pricing, availability and branding. Really, these are all just copies of a front shifter.
  • + 1
 @just6979: Ah, there you go. I guess they really are quite similar.
  • + 3
 @DMal: yes, this looks like a nice design, but I don't think it would work any better than my hacked XT shifter that I use to control my dropper. Works great and cost nothing!
  • + 2
 How did it work with the Giant Contact post? I was torn between the standard and light action for mine.
  • + 3
 I have a Giant Contact post and a Wolftooth lever. It works perfectly. Well worth the upgrade.
  • + 2
 I actually got both. things to consider - both version has left/right adjustments to move the thumb paddle closer to your grips.

1) Which clamp are you planning to get?
2) Do you run 1 finger brakes?

If you are mounting this individually (not connected to left brakes), and you have space between left brake clamp + grip, i would suggest the standard version.

If you are keeping it clean (integrated), but brake clamps are slammed to the grips - Standard
if you are keeping it clean (integrated), but brake clamps are gapped from your grips - LA

I ended up with the last option and used standard for another bike i sold.
  • + 1
 @iJak: I’m mostly concerned with how the light action compares to the to the normal action with that post
  • + 1
 The regular action is preferred. I have 4 of them on my different Giant bikes/posts. The regular action is pretty light. I don't think there would be a need for anything lighter or with more leverage.
  • + 1
 @Veedub523: regular action feels better for the Giant post.
  • + 1
 I dig it. It provides a light touch, for sure. Some people may prefer the standard ReMote for the Giant, but I'm digging the Light Action version.
  • + 1
 @Veedub523: here's the cool thing - because of the barrel adjuster, you can adjust the tension.I am using it with the 2017/2018 version of the Giant Dropper.

I had the tension really tight so when I pressed it 5mm deep, it would trigger my post, and 10mm would trigger the fastest. However I found it too tight because there was a couple times i knocked it and my seat would move up. I then loosened the tension a little and now 10mm would be slow and 15mm would be fast.
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 I have the regular action Wolftooth lever on my Giant contact post and love it. Way better than the stock Giant top mount lever that came on my 2017 Reign. I haven't tried the light action, but I wouldn't say that I need to apply much thumb pressure to lower and raise the post. Installation is very easy as well. Well worth the upgrade imo.
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 Anyone chime in on the RaceFace Tubine compared to the Wolftooth? Got the Brand X dropper and looking to replace the remote with one of the two.
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 I have both and the Wolftooth is far better quality. Also I don't know how the brand X cable attaches but the Race Face lever has the cable barrel at the remote so will only work with certain posts
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 Haven't used the Turbine but I believe a review of it noted that it doesn't have any of the integrated mounts to go with brake levers, if that's a concern. I do have the regular-action WT, first used on a KS Lev and then on a Fox Transfer, and I cannot imagine anything working better than it. The price was right, too, cheaper than most of the replacement offerings from companies that market their own posts, although the Turbine looks like a good deal. Highly recommend the Wolf Tooth. Just incredible quality and attention to detail throughout.
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 I have the raceface on a brand x internal 150 post. Transforms it. Phenomenal differance. Light, smooth, and really makes it easier to use. A well spent £25
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 @ilovedust: where did you pick it up for 25? I have a brandX in transit at this very moment to replace my reverb and will be looking at replacing the remote no doubt. I rode a bike with the raceface dropper back in 2017 and have fond memories.....
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 Has IS II compatibility. No mention of PRO Koryak dropper on compatibility list.
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 So buy a light action lever for $70 or just get an xfusion manic post with light action lever for $200
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 You must also consider all the purdy colors for matchy matchy. Teal ????????
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 Very similar looking to the E13 TRS+ Dropper's remote. Best dropper lever I've used.
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 Curious if this might improve the feel on my CB Highline.
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 Wolf Tooth,clearly the prefered brand of dentists. Wolf dentists,of course.
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 I bought a BrandX Asender II. Nice post for the price but the lever blows. Thank you Wolf Tooth.
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 I have 2 stds for a KS Lev integra, Fox transfer, and one for Reverb. Love em. Love all that is WT
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 Is it compatible with a CB Highline post? Regular or light action?
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 Any comparison between this and the dropt from Cane Creek?

Seems like the dropt is even more adjustable.
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 Love my Wolf Tooth ReMote! Such a quality part. Made in Canada makes it even better!
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 Crank Brothers highline not supported?
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 easy and cheaper to modify an old 3 ring shifter
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 I have one and it works good
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 Why not make all dropper remotes "light action"?
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 I have 2 Fox Transfer posts. The earliest version requires a heavier hand on the lever, the latter post, a lighter.

The easy throw Wolf feels too easy on the latter Transfer. I go to full speed return far too easily. There is the occasional time I want just, say, a half return of the seat and need a slow return which requires only a bit of lever throw. On the earlyTransfer the easy throw Wolf lever gives just the right amount of resistance.

The standard Wolf on the early Transfer required more force than ideal.

While maybe not a big deal to those who "drop" infrequently, the stuff we are riding has me dropping almost as much as I shift.
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 The best thing that happen the rock shock reverb %
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 Looks a really well made piece of kit
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 Looks like a session.

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