i've come to believe that a dropper is for me. I basically have 2 choices as i need a 27.2mm post. I can go with a KS Lev 100 mm drop or a Thompson Elite dropper with 125mm of drop. After taking a few measurements and going over the specs of each post
Thompson Elite overall length 430mm……fully extended is exactly where my max seat height is, collar is bang on my clamp. full length of post is as far down seat tube that is possible before hitting inside inside cage brazing for bottle cage.
KS Lev over all length 400mm…. with post in max position i will have a gap of about 30mm between seatpost clamp and post collar.
what post would better suit me, not worried about price, but more on the correct size and reliability of the 2.