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  1. Salsa
    As an FYI - I started the thread Blackthorne vs. Horsethief - ended up choosing Horsethief. There was a ton of good information in that thread, but the title of the thread didn't match the content. This should be a better thread about setup and use. I have the 2019 Salsa Horsethief Carbon GX...
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  3. General Discussion
    Salsa Cycles in conjunction with the CPSC has issued a recall of model year 2020 Cutthroat complete bicycles, framesets and aftermarket forks. The fork legs can crack or break, posing a fall hazard to the rider. To date, Salsa Cycles has received seven reports of cracked forks. No injuries have...
  4. General Discussion
    Salsa Announces New Rangefinder Line The Salsa Rangefinder is the newest addition to it's expanding adventure and hardtail catalog. The new hardtail sits next to the Timberjack with an affordable price, modern trail geometry and lots of great build choices. The Rangefinder looks to make the...
  5. General Discussion
    Salsa Cycles just rolled out its 2020 fat bike line. Standouts include super neon and powder-coated frames matching new gear coming out this season. There's no update to the geometry, but the fact that these bikes are ready to roll bodes well for anyone caught off-guard by early winter. There...
  6. General Discussion
    Salsa - the bike maker, not the spicy chip dip - is arguably best known for its gravel and fat bikes. But the Minneapolis-based brand that's owned by mega-distributor QBP is pushing hard to make a name in the traditional mountain bike space, this week launching a trifecta of revamped trail...
  7. Misc Components
    The signature 11-degree Salsa sweep, consistent and confidence inspiring. What is it Salsa comes flying back into the carbon bar arena with the new Salt Flat. Designed for a broad range of uses, the Salt Flat comes in trimmable 750mm and 800mm options with 11-degree back sweep and 6-degree...
  8. 29er Bikes
    The Salsa Deadwood carbon is a head turner. For 2018 Salsa is returning to their mountain bike roots, updating the Deadwood for a broader range of uses - and budgets. The Deadwood is known for a playful feel and a do-it-all ride, performing well whether on a bikepacking adventure or marathon...
  9. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Long stretches of dirt road; great for family bonding and scenic views. What is better than spending time with your family? Well, how about spending time riding totally tricked out Salsa adventure bikes riding the divide across the Canadian North, with your family? That is exactly what the...
  10. General Discussion
    Salsa is a company known for pushing limits of where bicycles can go and adventures taken on them. Whether you're on a fat bike or a hardtail, Salsa has you and your gear covered with new EXP Series Framepacks. These framepacks allow you to take more on your bike and get off the grid ASAP. The...
  11. 29er Bikes
    The new Salsa Deadwood harnesses 29+ wheels and an efficient short travel carbon frame to create a solid bike packing and endurance racing machine. The plus movement have been largely confined to the 27.5 wheel size. There are a number of brands who have experimented with 29+, like Trek, but...
  12. 29er Bikes
    Carbon frame, RockShox front end and giant 29x3.0" tires. Editor's Note: Along with longtime Mtbr forum member Kent Robertson (KRob), the 2016 Outerbike Test Sessions were conducted by Ben Slabaugh, aka Schlim on Mtbr. Ben, 37, has been riding mountain bikes since he was 12, and today leans...
  13. 27.5
    We took a chance jumping right in to the rowdy trails called Livewire and Gypsy at Northstar Bike Park. Bikepacking and adventure riding are in Salsa's wheelhouse, but now they have a serious entry in the all mountain market. We rode their new 150mm travel full suspension Redpoint on Northstar...
  14. 29er Bikes
    At first glance, the Woodsmoke from Salsa is a lot to take in. It doesn't look normal. And it's got three wheel sizes and three geometry charts. It's the kind of bike that makes one pause, sit down and think. Salsa Woodsmoke is shown here in 29+ shoes. What is it? The Salsa Woodsmoke is a...
  15. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Irreverent, pragmatic, and brilliant, Ross Shafer helped define the earliest era of mountain bike design with his brand Salsa Cycles. He sold the company in 1997 but he still has loads of entertaining stories from those early days.
  16. General Discussion
    Editor's Note: This article is part of the Mtbr Ultimate Guide to winter mountain biking, fat bikes, gear, apparel and trainers. In the first two months of 2016, we are taking a deep dive into all manner of cold weather mountain bike gear, with round-ups and reviews of fat bikes, tires, wheels...
  17. 27.5
    The Pony Rustler was the bike for #wholeenchilada last week. 120mm of travel and 3" of 27.5+ tires made picking lines awesome. Salsa Product Manager Joe Meiser. Photo courtesy of Salsa Cycles We blame fat bikes. Fat bikes demonstrated to us that fat tires, low pressures and wide rims were cool...
  18. 29er Bikes
    Some say that marriage is the ultimate act of commitment. But if you're a mountain biker, then you know the ultimate act of commitment is actually riding a tandem bicycle with your significant other! Salsa has just announced their new Powderkeg 29er tandem mountain bike that is the end result...
  19. General Discussion
    The House of Solid Gold offers to you the first 24K Gold Mountain bike, perhaps the most expensive bike in the world at $1 million. Why did they make it? We're not quite sure. But the real question is who will buy it and will one of these ever get ridden on a trail. This bike is handcrafted...
  20. General Discussion
    The Snow King Resort hosted both the indoor session and demo events. A groomed short track was available for head-to-head comparisons and the nearby Cache Creek trail system offered a tasty sample of purpose built snow singletrack. Photo by Bob Allen If there was still a lingering question...
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