Salsa Warbird prototype frame, front

High Modulus Carbon Fiber Frame and Fork – 100 grams frame weight savings while adding new features

NEW Gravel Race Geometry – longer toptubes on most sizes for increased front/center provides increased stability at high speeds

Increased Size Range – new 49cm size provides better fit to smaller riders; 7 sizes total, 49cm -61cm

Dual Wheel Size Compatible – 700c x 45mm or 650b x 2.1”

Salsa Warbird prototype frame, top

Excellent Water Capacity – 2-3 bottle mounts inside the main triangle (56cm and above receive 3 mounts inside the main triangle), and 1 accessory/bottle mount under the downtube

Suspension Fork Compatible – with currently available gravel forks

Drivetrain Compatiblity – refined for 1x, 2x, and all current electronic offerings

Flat Mount Brake Compatibility – hydraulic and mechanical, 140mm min. rotor size

Salsa Warbird prototype frame, bottom bracket

Toptube Bag Bosses – for use with Salsa EXP Series Toptube Bag; for secure connection and elimination of strap wear

Internal Dropper Routing – 27.2mm diameter post, when running a 1x drivetrain

Fender Mounts – more pleasant riding in wet weather

Rear Rack Compatible – using Salsa Rack-Lock Seat Collar and Wanderlust Rear Rack

Salsa Warbird prototype frame, back

Improved Power Transfer – updated chainstay, bottom bracket, and downtube design transfers rider power more efficiently

2nd Generation Class 5 Vibration Reduction System – the same incredible rear end compliance tuned per size

Improved Standover Height – lower toptube for improved rider fit

Fully Internal Cable Routing – internal tubes guide housing through the frame

Waxwing Fork Prototype Highlights

Waxwing fork prototype, front
Waxwing fork prototype, fork end
Waxwing fork prototype, headtube
Three-Pack Mounts
increase water bottle/gear carrying capacity
Mid-Blade Mounts
for attachment of low rider pannier racks
Dynamo Cable Routing
clean routing for dynamo hub users
Fender Mounts
more pleasant riding in wet weather
12 x 100mm front axle
Flat Mount Brake
160mm minimum rotor size

Also sold separately