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Salsa Demo Day - Coming Your Way

We often hear from folks hoping to test ride one of our bikes and wondering where they can demo them. We’ve got two options for you.

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Care & Feeding Of Your Split Pivot Salsa Bike

This blog is for anyone who currently owns, or is planning to own, a Salsa Split Pivot suspension bike. We hope these tips will make your experience with a Salsa Split Pivot bike even more enjoyable.

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Iceland - Land Of Fire, Ice & Fatbike Dreams: Part One

Amazing things happen when there is enthusiasm and will behind an idea. If these elements are missing, then an idea remains just that…an idea. Last November, in a hotel room on the campus of the University of Maryland, an idea was formalized with enthusiasm and will—albeit, a little bourbon might also have been involved. The idea was to ride fatbikes in Iceland.

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Musto Training Series: Walk & Crawl For Better Biking

Once upon a time I fell in love with riding my bike. I started pushing myself to be faster and ride farther. I was in love with the endurance race scene and spent as much time as I could on my bike. It all came to a sudden halt during a local 12-hour race. One minute I was feeling great and a few hours later my knee started to feel sore. By the end of the race I could barely pedal across the finish line.

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Colorado Road Bikepacking: A Colossal Adventure

I was driving home from the Salsa HQ in early May and decided to give Brett a call. He had just received his Colossal Ti and had a killer road route planned, beginning and ending in Durango. My mind was swimming with images of tall mountains and pine covered valleys as he was describing it.

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Fargo-ing The PMBAR

Forward motion is all you need for happiness during PMBAR - the Pisgah Mountain Bike Adventure Race. Following an unknown route in the middle of Western North Carolina’s famous trail system, it’s not the longest in time or distance, but it’s the singularly most intense event I’ve ever done. Overnight survival gear is mandatory.

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L’Aventure Alpine: 15 Reasons For 30 Miles A Day

As we rode along, fighting the flu, negotiating different cultures, hiking up and sometimes even down over cols, and hiding from hail, I came up with 15 reasons why our 30-mile-per-day pace suits our journey well.

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Oregon Outback Gear Setup - Glenn Charles

Here’s a quick look at the setup I used with my Fargo Ti when riding the Oregon Outback route earlier this year.

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Big On Fat: Leadville 100 MTB

A big belt buckle on a fatbike was my stretch goal for the Leadville 100 this year…on a Salsa Beargrease.

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Guest Blog: Riding By Moonlight - Lunar Kanza 50

Today’s guest blogger is Stina Hergott. Thanks for sharing your story. -Kid
“Once you get out here you realize you really aren’t that big.”

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