KS LEV DX Dropper Seatpost

We’ve read the reviews across the web for the KS LEV DX Dropper Seatpost and summarize the results below:

Universal Ranking

PeakScore: 85 (out of 100)
User Rating: 4.1 stars 
Expert Rating: 4.5 stars

Number of Ratings Reviewed: 89

Pros & Cons

Reasons to buy:

User Reviews

  • The three positions are pre-set which makes for easy set-up.
  • Easy to install and is sturdy during use.
  • Raises with a noise to let the user confidently set the post.
  • The anodized post is very smooth.
  • One of the lighter seat-posts at 525g.
  • The cable actuation is much easier to maintain and performs better than hydraulic.

Expert Reviews

  • The same function and performance as the more expensive version, at a less expensive price.
  • The post is reliable and works well.
  • Easy to service and the parts are all available for replacement if needed.
  • The fixed cable entry point is low and out of the way of external routing.

Reasons NOT to buy:

User Reviews

  • Can feel a little bit of movement while using despite being sturdy.
  • Some reports of the internal seals failing after minimal use.
  • Adjusting the cable route requires you to completely disassemble the post.

Expert Reviews

  • The cable adjustment takes a little longer to install.
  • The dropped post guide tube interferes a little with the brake lever.


The KS LEV DX Dropper Seatpost is a sturdy, easy-to-use, and minimalist option that is well-suited for those who want a functional and easy to maintain seatpost. Despite having to disassemble the post to adjust the cable routing and a little bit longer installation, the ability of this seatpost to function and perform just as well as the more expensive version makes it a great choice for any rider.


Note: User and expert rankings were reviewed across the web. Some expert reviews include these: 1, 2, 3.