Salsa Releases 2 New Shred-Ready 29ers
Salsa is one of those bicycle manufacturers that garner lots of love from serious riders, even though they aren’t the biggest or most popular brand out there; the Marrakesh receives consistent praise for long-distance touring adventures. But in recent years, Salsa has been pushing further and further into the mountain biking segment with some incredible full-suspension offerings, and this September they’ve added two completely new frames to their lineup; the Blackthorn and Cassidy.
All-Mountain Salsa ‘Blackthorn’ offers 140mm of Ride-Any-Trail Performance With 140mm of travel in the rear shock and a 160mm fork, the Blackthorn has what it takes to smooth out all but the biggest bumps in the trail. A split pivot suspension design ensures that even with its generous shock-travel, the Blackthorn can still climb efficiently. Split pivot minimizes pedal-bob while maintaining braking performance by isolating both. The Blackthorn’s suspensi.... Continue Reading at Expedition Portal