Salsa Reviews and News

First Look: Salsa Bucksaw full suspension fat bike

The Salsa Bucksaw is a 100mm front suspension fat bike with Weagle Split Pivot suspension. Is it an anomaly or is it the start of a new category?

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Daily coverage from the 2014 Sea Otter Classic Day 4

Welcome to Day 4 of Mtbr’s daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. We’ll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in mountain bike technology.

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Daily coverage from the 2014 Sea Otter Classic Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of Mtbr’s daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. We’ll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in mountain bike technology.

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24K Gold Mountain Bike on Sale for $1 Million

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.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Riding Way Up North in Duluth, Eh?

With the full support of the mayor, trail building projects are happening everywhere in Duluth, and the riding is stellar.

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Review: 2014 Salsa Horsethief

With 130mm front and 120mm out back, the redesigned 2014 Horsethief with Split Pivot rear suspension blends freeride capability with cross-country agility.

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Review: 2014 Salsa Spearfish

Already popular within endurance and backcountry racing circles, the 2014 Salsa Spearfish gets even better with new Split Pivot rear suspension design and refined geometry.

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Winter Bike Expo This Weekend – Dec 8 Minneapolis, MN

Marking the Kickoff of Winter Cycling Season, the Freewheel Winter Bike Expo Returns With Fat Tires, Snow Bike Races and Fun! Being a born and bred Californian, Minneapolis in the winter isn’t the first thing I think of when it comes to winter cycling. I traveled to Madison a couple of years ago to see […]

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QBP SaddleDrive – Park Tool, Pedro’s, Lazer, SixSixOne, Wahoo Fitness and more!

QBP is the largest bicycle parts distributor in the US and they hold a special event every year for their top dealers and select media. The event is held in QBPs backyard (QBP West is based out of Ogden, UT. Their main world HQ is in Bloomington, MN) at the Snowbasin lodge and resort. It […]

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Salsa Full Suspension Fat Bike Prototype

Way back in January, Salsa created quite a stir with news of a prototype full suspension fat bike. The popular Mtbr Fat Bike Forum was abuzz with a lot of interest in such a creation. Recently, Mtbr was shown the working prototype in it’s most current form and we had a chance to get some […]

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BionX SL 350 HT – Electric Mountain Bikes?

Electric bicycles are a touchy subject. Let’s face it, they have little appeal to the hardcore mountain biker. In fact, the idea of out-of-shape couch jockeys clogging up our favorite singletrack assaults our collective senses. But do electric bicycles really have a valid market outside of the commuter or M.U.T. (multi-user-trail aka paved or gravel […]

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

QBP is the largest bicycle parts distributor in the US. Every year, they hold their SaddleDrive event to give bike shops a first look at the bikes, parts and gear that they stock with a focus on the brands that QBP owns like Salsa Cycles and Surly. Shown here are a few photos of 3 […]

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Write a Review Contest Winner: mfronk1 – Featured User Review: Salsa Mukluk 3

Congrats to mfronk1, the winner of this week’s Write a Review Contest and the new proud owner of a Camelbak “The Capo” hydration pack! Featured User Review: Salsa Cycles Mukluk 3 Fatbike XC Hardtail by mfronk1 Price: $1600.00 at HammerHead Bikes Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup: I went […]

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Featured Photos: Fatbikes

A Fatbike, in simple terms, is a hardtail mountain bike with super wide tires. These bikes are used in snow or sand, but an ever increasing number of mountain bikers are using them on their local dirt trails. The biggest benefit is increased traction (wider tires, lower pressure). The downside is increased weight (particularly increased […]

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Salsa Creates Full Suspension Fatbike Frame

There is a wave of fat bikes coming. What are they? They are mountain bikes with up 3-4 inch wide tires.  Some bikes have the tires just in front but the real machines have them front and back. Why are they important? Well we’re not sure but everyone who rides them seems to have a […]

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Showcase: Bikes, Parts, Gear – Winter 2008

Product Showcase: a quick glimpse at some featured bikes, parts, & gear for Winter 2008 – mostly new, but definitely all hot products. Chumba Racing VF2 After 2 years of R&D, CHUMBA Racing based out of Anaheim, California, released our newest addition to the line up. The VF2 – named after our CNC machine – […]

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Salsa Cycles Riding Tee Jerseys

These are T-shirt style jerseys that are comfortable on or off the bike. Though not a new concept, we were excited to try these new jerseys because they looked cool! Plus the material seemed really soft and light.

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