CUTTHROAT Ultra Endurance Bikepacking/Gravel. Sign up and get new stories and inspiration delivered right to you. As far as the cutthroat goes it's a MTB with drops. Salsa Cycles Limited Warranty . For riders who prefer a framebag inside the main triangle, Salsa’s EXP is a perfect fit. I just don't like the idea of precision finicky components on a bike that is supposed to be made for adventure. Salsa Cutthroat In many ways the Cutthroat is the Fargo’s fancier sibling. and top gravel racers are looking for something even lighter and more aggressive. That being said, I definitely prefer my full sus 29er trail bike for single track only rides. It must consider the needs of a self-supported cyclist. The bike needs to be reliable, comfortable, and as lightweight as possible. Only a small water bottle will fit under the down tube. And for riders in search of even more comfort, the Cutthroat has a couple more tricks up its sleeve. That is until I unboxed the brand new 2020 Cutthroat, which is full of new updates and boy is it a long list. FRAME: Full Cutthroat Carbon, featuring Class 5 Vibration Reduction SystemBRAKE TYPES: SRAM Rival Hydraulic Disc Brakes with 160mm Centerline RotorsSHIFTER: SRAM Rival 1RIMS: DT Swiss C1800 SplineTIRES: Maxxis Ikon 29” by 2.2” Tubeless ready The Cutthroat features what Salsa Cycles has dubbed as the "VRS" rear triangle. Manufacturing processes allow the engineer to have more control with carbon vs titanium. Its thin seatstays are designed to flex outwards to absorb impacts, especially those encountered on washboard roads. The range on offer isn’t, at least for me, low enough for bikepacking in mountainous areas. © 1997-2020 Adventure Cycling Association, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, four bottle mounts, toptube bag mounts, 2x compatible, clearance for 29 x 3.0in. According to Salsa, Cutthroat brings speed to the mixed surface, ultra-endurance bikepacking race scene. The Cutthroat (Cropped image from Facebook, original courtesy of The Radavist) It's NOT A Carbon Fargo! While $3,300 is a lot of money, I have to say that the Cutthroat delivers on its promise. Mine is on order already. I'd pick Ti though. All Road WARBIRD Gravel Racing. Here we pick out the 2019 highlights of the company’s considerable off-road and mixed surface bikes. A dropped handlebar ensures you ride in comfort and enjoy race-winning efficiency. The Cutthroat is a natural progression to the Fargo, a full carbon frame and fork with subtle geometry changes. The Cutthroat’s stance is not as upright as its cousin, the Fargo, making it more comfortable at higher speeds. I don't know that welding Ti will be particularly easy. 21 Pins • 235 Followers. At the fork crown is a spot to mount your front light. Slightly smaller than 700c which gives a better acceleration 700c = Fast-rolling, ideal for on-road commutes. Sale. The stock build alone is excellent for immediately hitting a trail such as The Great Divide Mountain Bike Route . One of the best and least expensive upgrades you can make to your bike is upgrading to tubeless tires. Prices for the 2020 Cutthroat are as follows: Cutthroat Carbon GRX 810 Di2 MSRP $5799; Cutthroat Carbon GRX 810 1X MSRP $4199 I have to say that the Cutthroat is more than a Fargo on steroids. 650b (27.5″) = Stronger, best for off-road touring. The Cutthroat is a race mountain bike built for the GDMBR and is not intended to be weighed down with panniers. They are similar but different bikes. This opens up a new world for many rack-and-pannier fans: a carbon fiber touring bike ready for the roughest of roads. Bikes like Salsa’s Cutthroat prove that in spades. … The Verdict: For an adventure mountain bike that’s primarily aimed at bikepacking, it'll be hard to find a better rig than the Cutthroat. More likely it will outlast you. Honestly, that’s what this bike is all about. It is certainly possible. $2,500.00 + shipping . While most will use the Cutthroat as a bikepacking or gravel bike, it’s nice to see the rear rack mount. While the Fargo-Cutthroat comparison is obvious, what might get lost in the hoopla is that this bike actually has a close relationship to the just released Warbird line up. Shipping information. SALSA CUTTHROAT APEX 1 ... Fargo is Salsa's drop bar, off-road adventure bike, designed to take you wherever it is you wish to go. I was looking for something between gravel bike and rigid mountain bike, so the 27.5+ wheels didn’t entice me. I was strongly considering this one last year but ended up picking the Warbird instead. Which would you pick? Salsa Cycles Cutthroat: A Curious Vehicle For Adventuring. Look closely at the Cutthroat and you’ll see plenty of protrusions for the mounting of water bottles, cargo cages, a bolt-on top tube bag, and even a rear rack. Fargo is Salsa's drop bar, off-road adventure bike, designed to take you wherever it is you wish to go. Fargo is the original drop bar mountain bike. Fargo can do up to some 29x3.0 tires, while the Sutra can not. Fargo’s are tanks. The only trade-off is the reduced space between the down tube and front tire. Is it a mountain bike? The Fargo was possibly the first purpose-built bikepacking rig 2009 and now 10 years on the 2019 version has even more rubber on offer. With the launch of the Cutthroat last year that was meant for Tour Divide type racing, Salsa had a chance to go back and redesign the Fargo to make it more adventurous. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the bikepacking community. (The Salsa Fargo?) In 2015, I was able to partake in the launch of the Cutthroat, Salsa's Tour Divide Race Bike, a unique drop bar 29er and since then, I've had zero contact with it. Granted my limited time on one wasn’t the most exhilarating experience, but it just felt too, I dunno, “meh.” So coming into this bike launch, I had no idea what to expect. Do you have any plan yet? Back in 2015, the Salsa Cutthroat arrived with much fanfare. All of this road drivetrain and Boost spacing has opened up the chainstays and fork for 29-inch tires up to a 2.4-inch width. The only trade-off is the reduced space between the down tube and front tire. Posted 1 month ago. It's a great material. Salsa's Journeyman Apex 1 650 weighed in at nearly 26 pounds Going Tubeless. It's actually a race version of the Salsa Fargo - the logical choice for bikepacking (or touring with panniers if you must). Thankfully, the Cutthroat is 2x compatible and can be purchased as a frameset. Almost no chance of needing to weld a Fargo Ti on the road. First of all, it’s front-suspension compatible. If you're mainly on pavement, gravel, fireroads the Fargo is probably better suited (I didn't look too deep into the fargo) I personally opted for a warbird. While most will use the Cutthroat as a bikepacking or gravel bike, it’s nice to see the rear rack mount. Salsa Cycles has been pretty adamant in that assertion. 03-02-2017 #4. tws21975. Fans of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route will notice that those states are home to the famed Adventure Cycling Association route. The Cutthroat is a natural progression to the Fargo, a full carbon frame and fork with subtle geometry changes. I'm more concerned about the bottom bracket and internal cable routing, I have had bottom brackets go on long tours before and I have replaced them myself. Only reason to get a Fargo over a Cutthroat is cost, IMO. Salsa Cycles Cutthroat vs. Ti Fargo - I get this question a lot. If you have seen the ti Fargo and the frame is in good shape, 2k is a good price. Salsa Fargo Steel Frameset $ 1,800.00. Cutthroat Carbon Rival 1 complete bike. On the size medium reviewed here, there are three bottle cage mounts inside the main triangle and one more on the underside of the down tube. PURCHASED - 2014 Fargo Ti. The Fargo is also a bit more modern mountain bike geo than the Sutra & has a suspension-corrected geometry, while the Sutra doesn't. In this case it is titanium vs. carbon. I found a ti Fargo for 2 grand and want to choose that because I feel that would be easier to fix and repair on the road. 2020 Salsa Cutthroat GRX 810 1x gravel bike - 56cm. It comes down to an understanding of materials. 2019 Salsa Cutthroat Apex 1 Sus Carbon Gravel Bike. Press J to jump to the feed. Or is it possible that it's the one bike which can do almost anything? In fact, Salsa prioritized the space inside the main triangle so that, compared to a Fargo, a Cutthroat rider can use a framebag one size larger than normal. And if you’re Salsa, a brand known for affordability, it needs to do all that without costing a fortune. Představec Salsa, sedlovka Thomson Elite a sedlo Brooks Cambium C15 Carved All weather. It also features hidden rack mounts. With the 20th anniversary of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route occurring in 2018, it’s wonderful to see that two decades after its introduction, the interest in one of the world’s best off-tarmac routes is only growing. The stock build features Salsa Woodchipper drop bars, a 1x11 drivetrain, and 29 x 2.2” tires. Perhaps if SRAM produced a dropbar shifter for its Eagle line with its incredible 10–50T, 12-speed cassette, I’d be singing a different tune. It’s made to handle the same varied terrain and pull double-duty as both a … Designed specifically with bikepacking ‘races’ in mind, the Cutthroat is basically a Fargo with sharper angles, a bigger front triangle for storage and, being carbon, it is WAY lighter. $2,200.00 + shipping . mtbr member Reputation: Join Date Dec 2009 Posts 112. Shimano’s electronic shifting groupset offers effortless and flawless gear changes every time, while Cutthroat’s carbon frame and fork soak up road chatter so you can stay in the saddle as long as you need to, whether your destination is around the next bend, over the next pass, or through the night. The Cutthroat rides like a gravel bike but when you point it at 4x4 roads and single-track, you slow down less than on the rest of the gravel pack. At all. WAY! It is wonderfully comfortable, lighter than virtually any other dropbar 29er, and has smart features that Tour Divide racers and dirt road riders alike will appreciate. While the Cutthroat is a rigid bike, Salsa uses a technology to reduce the vibration of bumpy roads. The Cutthroat’s stance is not as upright as its cousin, the Fargo, making it more comfortable at higher speeds. Finishing off the discussion with Mikki from Revolution Cycles on Salsa Cycles Fargo vs Cutthroat and Deadwood. They are similar but different bikes. While most touring bikes still had cantilever brakes and 26-inch wheels in 2009, Salsa was busy bringing mountain bike technology across to the touring segment. But is it gravel, cyclocross or all-road bikes that guarantee those good times? Although the Cutthroat lies on the racy end of the cycling spectrum, any rider can appreciate its lightweight and comfortable ride. Enter your email address and we'll send you an email that will allow you to reset it. 01-07-2020 #6 I love the cutthroat but I am nervous about dropping 3 grand on a carbon bike that would be difficult to work on without special tools. While it was commissioned as a Tour Divide race machine, it is perfectly at home as a gravel bike (one with incredible tire clearance), a touring bike, a commuter, and even a dropbar mountain bike. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. The Cutthroat is a race mountain bike built for the GDMBR and is not intended to be weighed down with panniers. The Salsa Cutthroat is also available as a carbon frameset for $2,199. I just picked up a warbird and went through the warbird cutthroat decision. From what I understand, it's a creation based off the Salsa Fargo, which also does fine on gravel but I definitely wouldn't buy it as a gravel bike. Salsa Cutthroat, or Warbird. The cutthroat trout is the official state fish of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. High-tech meets high-performance in the Cutthroat GRX 810 Di2. It’s no coincidence that Salsa named its carbon fiber dropbar 29er the Cutthroat. Hello, does anyone have either of these? I found a ti Fargo for 2 grand and want to choose that because I feel that would be easier to fix and repair on the road. That’s a lot for a rigid mountain bike! WARROAD Endurance Road. Bikepacking is generally in the backcountry, but you can backpack on local trails. However; one cannot deny the lines cut by this bike are very similar to those cut by the Fargo. The Salsa Cutthroat is also available as a carbon frameset for $2,199. Free Member. News - Salsa Cycles launch new Journeyman Review - Marin Gestalt X11 gravel bike … tires with room to spare. JOURNEYMAN 24 KIDS ALL ROAD ADVENTURE. Its’ portrayal as a Tour Divide machine deemed it to be a bike the British buying public just wouldn’t want. It'll always be a cool bike and should hold its value well. This opens up a new world for many rack-and-pannier fans: a carbon fiber touring bike ready for the roughest of roads. Oct 28, 2019 - A gallery for Salsa Fargo bike . Like a hopped-up carbon version of the venerable Fargo, there was no question about it’s purpose. Free Member. 2021 Salsa Mukluk - Brand New - Tubeless - XL Frame. The biggest benefit is the ability to run lower tire pressures, meaning the tires are better able to absorb impacts without increasing the risk of a pinch flat. A bit of a cult classic, it’s designed for mixed surface riders and bikepackers who want the versatility to take any route and the capability to carry everything needed when they’re out for days on end. In all fairness, Salsa’s hands have been somewhat tied by component makers. According to Salsa, Cutthroat brings speed to the mixed surface, ultra-endurance bikepacking race scene. After having ridden its predecessor the Fargo many, many miles, including on a previous Tour Divide, I have to say that the Cutthroat is more than a Fargo on steroids. Salsa produces an excellent example, as do many other bag makers. Mountain Bike Tour Mountain Biking Fat Bike Cross Country Bike Bike Bag Commuter Bike Touring Bike Bike Style Bike Frame. The 29er version of the Fargo didn’t either – it weighs in at 28 lbs. The underside of the downtube bore the iconic Tour Divide route map, the event this bike was made to race. Each of the fork legs has a set of triple mounts, which can be used for bottle cages or cargo cages. The underside of the downtube bore the iconic Tour Divide route map, the event this bike was made to race. Manufacturing processes allow the engineer to have more control with carbon vs titanium. JOURNEYMAN 700c ALL ROAD. 2016 Salsa Deadwood. So here are some thoughts. The Salsa Cutthroat is one such bike. Mason Insearchof vs Salsa Cutthroat. I also want to qualify my statements by saying that for many riders, especially those doing day rides, heading out for gnarly gravel, or who simply want a rowdy dropbar bike, the 1x drivetrain may fit the bill perfectly. The 2x Cutthroat ships with a 46/30-tooth chainrings. The 29er version of the Fargo didn’t either – it weighs in at 28 lbs. In fact, Salsa prioritized the space inside the main triangle so that, compared to a Fargo, a Cutthroat rider can use a framebag one size larger than normal. The stock build alone is excellent for immediately hitting a trail such as The Great Divide Mountain Bike Route. The Salsa Cutthroat features a full-carbon frame and fork which make the bike strong and stiff while keeping it light. Sure, you can buy adapters to make Shimano road shifters work with Shimano mountain bike derailers, and you can hack together a SRAM 2x11 drivetrain or source 2x10 parts. The Cobra Kai chromoly frame features external butting and includes either a carbon Firestarter or steel fork which includes Lowrider and Triple mounts, as well as mounts for dynamo lights and fenders. theothernickh. WAY! Its’ portrayal as a Tour Divide machine deemed it to be a bike the British buying public just wouldn’t want. If you want to take the edge off any road, throw on a set of big tires and run lower pressures without increased risk of pinch flats. $3,699.00 + shipping . On the top tube you’ll see a pair of bosses for a bolt-on top tube bag. The only bikes that made it to the UK were privately imported. The Salsa uses a press-fit bottom bracket. Surely the 29er wheels and tires also help with this, but even compared to other 29ers, the Cutthroat is smooth. That’s a lot for a rigid mountain bike! Back in 2015, the Salsa Cutthroat arrived with much fanfare. Or are you talking about needing a torque wrench to make adjustments? Sold Out $1,249.00. Much of that comes down to the single chainring drivetrain, and it isn’t helped by the large 38T ring that arrives as stock running gear on the Cutthroat. Officially, the Cutthroat never made it to UK distributors. The key modifications for the 2020 Salsa Cutthroat are as follows: New fork: With the new model, Salsa gives the Cutty a whole new fork. Setting out to design a bike made to cover nearly 2,800 miles of dirt and gravel roads as quickly as possible has its challenges. Named after the Cutthroat trout, Salsa decided on the name after learning it (or a variation of the Cutthroat) was the State fish of every state the Tour Divide passes through. Look closely at the Cutthroat and you’ll see plenty of protrusions for the mounting of water bottles, cargo cages, a bolt-on top tube bag, and even a rear rack. If you no longer have access to the email address call our memberships department at (800) 755-2453 or email us at memberships@adventurecycling.org. Wookster. So far I've really enjoyed the bike, the rear end is … I just got a 2020 Cutthroat after test riding the Diverge, Warbird, Fargo, Topstone Carbon and Alu. It's actually a race version of the Salsa Fargo - the logical choice for bikepacking (or touring with panniers if you must). If I had a cutthroat I would need to find a shop to do the work. This handlebar offers multiple hand positions, meaning you have multiple body positions that are necessary to keep the body at ease. Every feature was evaluated and designed to obliterate long-distance cycling route and event records. So here are some thoughts. The only bikes that made it to the UK were privately imported. This review originally appeared in the May 2018 issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine. But, for now, I prefer a double chainring drivetrain on any bike that’s intended for long-haul bikepacking or touring. Of course the Cutthroat is slower than a road bike on the road, but it doesn't FEEL slow, and it gives up very little to most gravel bikes. The main recommendation was a Salsa Fargo 27.5+ with the Salsa Cutthroat and Salsa Warbird as nearby options. But those are not attractive options for a bike maker. Honestly, that’s what this bike is all about. While I wasn’t sure how much I would notice the Vibration Reduction System, I have to say that I was especially surprised by the Cutthroat’s comfort over high-frequency, low-amplitude bumps. Salsa says the Tour Divide race was the inspiration for the Fargo model, but in the ensuing years the bar for speed has been raised (or lowered?) Timberjack Deore 27.5+ Salsa. There isn’t a convenient dropbar 2x mountain bike drivetrain on the market. The Salsa Fargo Apex 1 is a burly steel frame gravel bike. Sounds pretty much like a Fargo with Cowchippers, not sure if you’ve considered that option. I purchased my Cutthroat to combine my Fargo and Vaya into one bike, so my purposes are slightly different than yours. The Salsa Fargo Apex 1 is a burly steel frame gravel bike. Salsa Cutthroat. See more ideas about Bike, Bikepacking, Adventure bike. The Cutthroat fork, with clearance for 29 x 3.0in. It has evolved since its debut with the addition of internal dynamo hub wiring and a light mount on the fork crown. After having ridden its predecessor the Fargo many, many miles, including on a previous Tour Divide, I have to say that the Cutthroat is more than a Fargo on steroids. Ti bikes really do last a lifetime. That just seems like too good a deal to pass up. Find a Salsa Cycles dealer in , Australia } Bikes. Size : Extra Large; Extra Small; Large; Medium; Small; Clear: Add to cart. The Salsa Fargo is a pretty special bike, pivotal in creating a whole new touring subcategory that I classify as an ‘offroad touring’ bikes. It must provide opportunities to carry extra clothing, shelter, food, and plenty of liquids. The full carbon fiber Cutthroat is the result. theothernickh. One of the best and least expensive upgrades you can make to your bike is upgrading to tubeless tires. It pedals well out of the saddle and has a very predictable gate, as expected, but it’s also more nimble and responsive than I anticipated. We are pleased to introduce Cutthroat: the ultimate Tour Divide racing machine. It’s actually a different bike altogether. 650b vs 700c wheels. A touring bike? If you are leaning more towards road touring and maybe cx, the GR260 is a better option. Only a small water bottle will fit under the down tube. Cutthroat. Fargo-Cutthroat For 2019: We know that these bikes are aimed more at the bikepacker/mountain biking scene, but we see enough of these bikes used as gravel bikes that we thought we’d mention what’s up for 2019 anyway. VAYA Gravel/Light Touring. On the top tube you’ll see a pair of bosses for a bolt-on top tube bag. All Salsa products are warranted against manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship from the date of retail purchase of the product, subject to the limitations detailed below. Mason Insearchof vs Salsa Cutthroat. Clearly, Salsa is paying attention to the needs of bikepackers and touring cyclists. The updated sizing includes a new 52cm small frame, as well as 54cm, 56cm, 58cm, and 60cm sizes. It has developed a cult status as an off-road touring and bikepacking machine, and fuels the passion for long days in the saddle in distant lands. It has developed a cult status as an off-road touring and... View full product details » + Quick Shop Timberjack Deore 27.5+ Salsa. I love the Cutthroat but for 2 grand I don't think you can go wrong with the Fargo Ti. Starting with a high modulus carbon frame, the Cutthroat is from all outward appearances a drop bar mountain bike. The Salsa Fargo. I used my Fargo as my only MTB for 3.5 seasons and it was fine. Every feature was evaluated and designed to obliterate long-distance cycling route and event records. The Cobra Kai chromoly frame features external butting and includes either a carbon Firestarter or steel fork which includes Lowrider and Triple mounts, as well as mounts for dynamo lights and fenders. Every Salsa frame, component, and apparel has a useful product life cycle. SALSA FARGO, Review (part 1 build) of the affordable Cutthroat JOURNEYMAN 650b ALL ROAD. Bikepacking: Off-Pavement Bicycling and camping where you would if you were to go backpacking. Salsa Cycles Cutthroat vs. Ti Fargo - I get this question a lot. tires, also has an internal sleeve through which a dynamo wire can be routed. The Cutthroat is most commonly used as a bikepack racing bike, like for the Tour Divide and similar races. Slightly larger than 650b 29” – Salsa Cutthroat is a gravel bike with 29-inch wheels It’s compatible with a … Salsa Cutthroat. An evolutionary leap forward from the Fargo, Cutthroat is all about speed and comfort; full carbon, Class 5™ Vibration Reduction System, and … Salsa Cutthroat: The 200-Mile Test Putting the new bikepacking rig through its paces on the Tour Divide The Cutthroat shines in harsh conditions and doesn't feel heavy or … Get the Ti. However, it will be used on singletrack and I *might* use it for the Vermont 50 this year. MARRAKESH World … Basically, with regard to the Fargo, Salsa is spec’ing all models with 29″ X 2.6″ Maxxis Ikon mtb tires and the 650B+ option is not offered stock for this coming … Getting the Right Size I am struggling between choosing between the salsa Fargo ti and the salsa carbon cutthroat. Which one to pick would depend on where I intend to ride it. The stock build features Salsa Woodchipper drop bars, a 1x11 drivetrain, and 29 x 2.2” tires. Second, the Cutthroat frame also has clearance for 29 x 2.4in. No rigid frame, however compliant, can compete with 100 millimeters of buttery suspension. The biggest benefit is the ability to run lower tire pressures, meaning the tires are better able to absorb impacts without increasing the risk of a pinch flat. Salsa's Journeyman Apex 1 650 weighed in at nearly 26 pounds Going Tubeless. The Cutthroat did leave me feeling a little shorted in the drivetrain department. Salsa engineers also thought about fans of dynamo hubs and their related charging units and lights. $2,495.00 0 bids + $175.00 shipping . Salsa Fargo Collection by Michele Malfatti. I am struggling between choosing between the salsa Fargo ti and the salsa carbon cutthroat. I was looking for something between gravel bike and rigid mountain bike, so the 27.5+ wheels didn’t entice me. We tested 14 of the […] There are abrasion-resistant plates in high-wear areas, a set of Three-Pack mounts on each leg, internal dynamo and brake cable routing, Boost 15x110mm hub spacing, and a 51mm offset. The Cutthroat was launched in 2016, and it continues to define versatility for the long-haul dirt and gravel road rider. The redesigned High-Modulus carbon fork is 32% more compliant than the previous Cutthroat fork, according to Salsa, but it’s still compatible with the previous Cutthroat frame. It comes down to an understanding of materials. It pedals well out of the saddle and has a very predictable gate, as expected, but it’s also more nimble and responsive than I anticipated. Já jsem zvolil méně vyhnuté Cowchippery o šířce 44mm a k nim Salsa omotávku v přírodní barvě. If you weren’t ever thinking about running racks, and wanted a bikepacking machine also capable of smashing huge unloaded kilometres on mixed surfaces, the Cutthroat is unreal. I love the cutthroat but I am nervous about dropping 3 grand on a carbon bike that would be difficult to work on without special tools. It’s actually a different bike altogether. With the launch of the Cutthroat last year that was meant for Tour Divide type racing, Salsa had a chance to go back and redesign the Fargo to make it more adventurous. Although I guess it's easier than fixing carbon? FARGO Off-Road Touring/Bikepacking. Salsa Cutthroat, Much More Than a Tour Divide Rig Words By Spencer Harding, bike photos by Spencer Harding, with action shots by Locke Hassett While I was able to finagle this incredibly snazzy bike solely for the purpose of reviewing a framebag on it, I figured why not squeeze a bike review out of it as well? Hi folks, First post here; hope you can help! The main recommendation was a Salsa Fargo 27.5+ with the Salsa Cutthroat and Salsa Warbird as nearby options. Salsa Fargo Medium Apex 1 Bicycle Cyclocross Bikepacking Red Almost Brand New. The Cutthroat is a machine designed for the GDMBR, and more specifically for the race along the route, the Tour Divide. A gallery for Salsa Fargo bike . STORMCHASER Single Speed Gravel. Fargo-Cutthroat For 2019: We know that these bikes are aimed more at the bikepacker/mountain biking scene, but we see enough of these bikes used as gravel bikes that we thought we’d mention what’s up for 2019 anyway. Basically, with regard to the Fargo, Salsa is spec’ing all models with 29″ X 2.6″ Maxxis Ikon mtb tires and the 650B+ option is not offered stock for this coming … tires, internal wire routing for dynamo hubs, crown mount for light, triple mounts. The updated sizing includes a new 52cm small frame, as well as 54cm, 56cm, 58cm, and 60cm sizes. Gravel tracks, tarmac, multi-day tours or post-work rides – freedom on two wheels is only complete when your bike isn’t at its limit and happily acts as your partner in crime for no questions asked riding fun. 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