2013 Salsa Cycles – El Mariachi limited ed, Colossal and Beargrease

29er Fat Bike Road Bike

Beargrease – Racing Fat Bike

  • 28.5 lbs fat bike, ready to race! (normal fat bikes weigh in at about 35 lbs or so)
  • Extrolite EV6 tubing
  • tapered headtube
  • ultralight salsa alloy tapered fork is 720 grams (tapered and custom) lighter than any carbon forks
  • Anodized finish with custom rims
  • XO/e*thirteen crank for Salsa
  • 5 sizes (XS, SM, MD, LG, XL)

    (news about the new Surly 29+ coming soon!)

  • About the author: Gregg Kato

    Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato has been the Site Manager of Mtbr.com for over 12 years and enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.


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    • martini says:

      The more I see of Salsa, the sadder I am that I don’t have the market to sell them. Great looking stuff. Again.

    • NEPMTBA says:

      Thanks, a great look at things to come! I just have to rob a bank now, just kidding, I will get a paper route as Dad suggested… LOL

    • dave says:

      No rack or fender mounts on the Colossal? WTF?

      The main justification for discs on road is better performance in the wet and carrying a load. If we can’t do that on this bike, what’s the point?

      Please tell me this isn’t the final product!

    • jmphisure@gmail.com says:

      I road this last night at the Carver Lake Salsa Demo. Yes the TI Mukluk was bombproof but for the dollar value this bike was my favorite of the evening. It handled like gem. Factory gearing etc. was just fine. Handle bars and seat of course are personal but if you can find one and are in the market for a S/S, I can’t say enough about it.

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