Salsa Fargo GX 2x10 (29”), $1,699 & Fargo Rival 27.5+, $2,299
The Fargo is Salsa’s original drop bar mountain bike for the rider who likes long days on smooth to rugged surfaces while carrying everything needed to do it all again tomorrow. The comfort and real estate of a drop bar, singletrack-capable geometry, and comfortable Cobra Kai tubing provide a ride that’s always able to fulfill the most imaginative endeavor. For 2017 the Fargo has been updated with shorter chainstays and a split-able Alternator V. 1.5 dropouts for belt drive compatibility. New front end geometry to accommodate a 51mm offset fork and clearance for 27.5+, 29”, or 29+ wheels and tires, eliminate any guesswork about just where into the wild unknown you and the Fargo could go. Full specifications.
Surly Karate Monkey 27.5+, $1,399
The Karate Monkey is all-new for 2017. It features updated, progressive trail geometry, a new tubeset, and many other new features. If you want to roundhouse kick some trail right in the face, the Karate Monkey is your sled.
- Adjustable rear dropouts with 145mm Gnot-Boost spacing. Works with 142, 148 12mm thru, as well as 135mm w/ 10/12 washer
- Clearance for 29 x 2.55 or 27.5 x 3” tires
- Full specifications
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Salsa Woodsmoke series
When you buy a new or used bicycle from Old Spokes Home, you get:
- the ongoing support of an experienced service staff that wants you to love biking
- complimentary adjustments for 30 days
- 10% off in-stock accessories for 30 days after any bike purchase. For starters, think about a lock, lights, and a helmet.
- to support Old Spokes Home’s mission: creating access to bikes and the opportunities they provide for our whole community