After teasing the first shots of this saddle angle adjusting component back in January, Aenomaly Constructs have refined the Switchgrade design, settling on three types that work with a variety of the most popular dropper seat posts on the market.

switchgrade saddle angle adjustment rail tilt aenomaly constructs

The Switchgrade allows riders to adjust their saddle angle on the fly, with the choice of three index-able positions separated by 10°. Now, it is available for pre-order with a reduced introductory price and a one-time chance to get your hands on custom colorway combinations.

Switchgrade Saddle Angle Adjustment

switchgrade orange saddle angle adjust on the fly

To read more about the Switchgrade and how it works, check out our earlier tech post

Aenomaly Constructs have been hard at work, refining the design of the Switchgrade to work with as many dropper seat posts as possible. A big challenge in the development of this multi-position saddle rail clamp was making it compatible with multiple dropper seat post designs, while also being small enough to fit underneath a typical bike saddle.

The engineers have finally come up with three subtly different designs, that are each compatible with different fixed and dropper seatposts:

  • Type 1: OneUp V2, Fox Transfer (2019), PNW Loam
  • Type 2: RockShox Reverb Stealth, X Fusion Manic, SDG Tellis
  • Type 3: Fox Transfer (2021) featuring unique barrel nuts
switchgrade with oneup v2 dropper post

 Switchgrade will add around 5-10mm of stack height to your post

The list is, of course, far from exhaustive. Aenomaly Constructs ultimately suggest riders take responsibility for deciding which one will fit their specific setup. That said, there is an ever-growing list of compatible seat posts on their website that can be used as a point of reference.

Pricing & Availability

switchgrade saddle adjust component colorways

SwitchGrade is designed to work with saddles featuring 7mm tubular rails only

Switchgrades are currently available for pre-order, with shipping estimated for 6-9 weeks. This first batch presents a unique opportunity to get your hands on a quasi-custom version with colour combinations which may not be offered in the future. Introductory pricing for Switchgrades is as follows:

  • 245 USD
  • 284 CAD
  • 170 GBP
  • 198 Euros
  • 310 AUD

Aenomaly.com

15 comments

    • Tenacious E on

      after doing a 210 mile gravel race I could have used a change in saddle position. Just because you don’t see a need for it doesn’t mean it’s a bad idea.

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  1. [Very] Ol' Shel' on

    I have no problem with anyone wanting this gizmo, but… guess it’ll never end, this desire to complicate everything on a bike. They used to be so simple…and we somehow enjoyed them.

    Pre-Transformer bikes, the rider would adapt her/his style to accommodate the machinery and terrain. Those who put the most into it get the most reward. We never had a ride ruined because we forgot to charge up. Instead of TikToking, we rode more.

    But the smell of those onions on our belts (which was the style at the time)…

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  2. TheStansMonster on

    Have you seen how far apart the angles are for the 3 indexed settings? This isn’t an infinite or slight adjustment device, there is no way somebody could sit on this in either of the angled positions on a gravel bike.

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  3. Klemen on

    It is the most innovative piece of bike jewellery since the invention of a dropper post. Have been using different DIY solutions for about fifteen years…
    For a really extreme climbing (using 24/50 teeth) the nose down is a must. And vice versa for downhill. Ofcourse you don’t get it until you try it…

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