Downtime - The Mountain Bike Podcast

Downtime - The Mountain Bike Podcast

Talking Tech With OneUp’s Jon Staples – Handlebar and Dropper Design

January 22, 2024

Today’s episode is supported by OneUp and I’m delighted to be joined by their Chief Technical Officer, Jon Staples. Together, we’ll delve into the intricacies of designing OneUp’s latest and most innovative products. We’ll explore OneUp’s unique approach to handlebar design, aiming to alleviate arm pump, and discuss the enhancements made to their already super popular dropper post, for the latest V3 model. Join us for valuable insights into product design and testing from a brand who seem to have mastered the art of elegant design. So, it’s time to sit back, hit play and listen to this episode with OneUp’s Jon Staples.

You can see OneUp’s entire range over at You can also find them on Instagram where they are @oneupcomponents.

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