We have a 55cm (Medium) sized Salsa Warbird Carbon Rival 22 available as a part of our consignment program. The Warbird Apex 1 is the sole 1x and SRAM equipped version. Increased Size Range – new 49cm Gravel racing and cyclocross are wildly different beasts, and one bike cannot be built to do both of those tasks best. Over the years, our interests and style of riding has changed over time. Indeed, the Warroad has a slightly steeper head tube angle (71-degrees vs. 70.7), lower bottom bracket (by 2mm), and shorter chainstays (by 15mm). Decisions, decisions! These new Warbird models replace the 2019 range to bring it up to date with the latest components, including Shimano’s GRX gravel-specific groupset on … The Warbird is assigned the status of gravel racer in the lineup, which can be a little misleading. Link to Manufacturer’s Website. Brand: Salsa, Product: Warbird Carbon Apex 1 Tame the toughest terrain with Warbird’s Class 5 VRS-equipped high-modulus carbon fiber frameset and SRAM’s sure-shifting Apex 1 drivetrain. Salsa has updated its Warbird gravel race bike range for 2020 with a host of new Shimano GRX drivetrain equipped options on the same versatile carbon frame as before. Sadly it cracked in two places due to an unexpected crash. Results 1 to 2 of 2 Thread: Warbird 3 1X conversion? ETA FALL 2018. Salsa Warbird vs Cutthroat (pseudo Wrap Up) In closing, let’s revisit the Cutthroat, another bike I put a lot of miles on, and compare the two; I suspect there will be a few people weighing out these options. Velo Republic - Denton. Perfect for me since I ride socal trails. mtbr member Reputation: Join Date Apr 2015 Posts 58. Original Post Date: Sep-03-2020 10:38:57 Last Repost Date: Dec-10-2020 11:22:26 Still For Sale: since 5 mins ago View Count: 1,219 Watch Count: 3 Gravel Grinder News: Salsa Cycles Debuts 2020 Warbirds – by Guitar Ted. He is a legendary bike builder who built custom frames and spent a stint with Santana Cycles during the 1970s and early 1980s. ...and now the Niner RLT! 2–3 bottle mounts inside main triangle (56cm and above receive 3), 1 accessory mount on underside of downtube, 2 bottle mounts possible on fork via Three-Pack mounts 3) Finally, the Salsa Warbird comes in third with a respectable descent, but it's just not as "gnarly" as the aforementioned two bikes. The Salsa Warbird 2 and 3 seem nice too but a little more $. Did it get down? Long Term Review: 2016 Salsa Warbird. But let me explain. We are part way up a long gravel climb in the Forest of Ae and I’m fetching my waterproof from my framebag as a sleet shower blows through. We’re excited to share this sneak peek into Warbird v4. 09-12-2013 #9. trumpus. Though it's possible to run 650b wheels, all the builds come with 700c as standard. A low bottom bracket and stable wheelbase help keep the tires planted and boost confidence. AZ. The first-generation Warbird was the result of Salsa’s early thinking about just what gravel racing entailed. We’ll take a closer look at this top-end gravel racer and its available builds. In short, Salsa Warbird is one of the best gravel racing bikes money can buy right now. The Warbird on review here … Currently on a TCX with WTB 40s, SRAM 10spd, wi-fli, 11-32, 50-34. banned Reputation: Join Date Apr 2009 Posts 19,198. Heavy-duty. Just fine. NEW Gravel Race Geometry – longer toptubes on most sizes for increased front/center provides increased stability at high speeds. Includes compression plug but no axle. LinkBack. Salsa Bikes was founded in 1982 by Ross Shafer. Brand: Salsa, Product: Warbird Carbon GRX 600 When gravel roads beckon, Warbird Carbon GRX 600 is a force to be reckoned with. I love salsa bikes (I have a Mukluk) and my money would be on the Warbird. Whereas most brands have one, maybe two gravel bikes in their range, Salsa have an astounding 9 spanning the entire gravel spectrum. 09-12-2013 #10. Selling my cracked 2016 Salsa Warbird Frameset. Featuring … You bet it did! Warbird 3 for road/gravel newb? Bolt on your Salsa EXP Series Toptube Bag for secure connection and elimination of strap wear Generous Water Bottle Capacity + Helps you stay hydrated during ultra-endurance training rides and races. $120 plus shipping. The Original Gangsta Warbird runs 40c tires (significantly less than the other bikes) and is made to be a straight-liner gravel race bike rather than to bomb down hairy mountain descents. The bike comes in three distinct flavors: a Carbon framed Warbird with SRAM Rival, an aluminum frame/carbon fork Warbird with Shimano 105, and a Tiagra version with the same frame/fork as the 105. The Warbirds are Salsa’s dedicated gravel racer and for some readers will seem like an unlikely departure for us (it doesn’t even have fender mounts!). Show Printable Version; Subscribe to this Thread… 03-09-2017 #1. LinkBack URL; About LinkBacks; Thread Tools. Used but good condition fork from a 2017 Salsa Warbird gravel bike. Warbird places the rider in a position that can be maintained for hours on end over bumpy B-roads and loose surfaces, drastically reducing fatigue. This weekend, we added two new bikes to the flock – Salsa Warbirds. Salsa Warbird 105 2019. Brand: Salsa, Product: Warbird Carbon Apex 1 Tame the toughest terrain with Warbird’s Class 5 VRS-equipped high-modulus carbon fiber frameset and SRAM’s sure-shifting Apex 1 drivetrain. The Salsa Warbird has proved instrumental in changing the perception of what is possible on a drop-barred bike; a story that begun in 2008… AE UP! Specialized AWOL is another possibility, available as a frame and fork. Salsa; Warbird 3 1X conversion? Brand: Salsa, Product: Warbird Carbon Apex 1 Tame the toughest terrain with Warbird’s Class 5 VRS-equipped high-modulus carbon fiber frameset and SRAM’s sure-shifting Apex 1 drivetrain. by Russ August 21, 2015. Review 14 . Designed as a gravel race bike and purpose built for events like Dirty Kanza, Trans Iowa and Land Run 100, it seems at first … Home > Review > Long Term Review: 2016 Salsa Warbird. The 2016 Salsa Warbird is categorized on the Salsa website as a: GRAVEL RACING / FIREROAD RIDING / ROAD RIDING bicycle. This impeccably mannered, all-conditions gravel monster turns the grittiest off-road paths into your dusty paradise. Hard to describe how nice the blue pain looks in person. With a 1x transmission and TRP cable-brakes, it could be the Warbird best suited for out-there races. Salsa Cycles Warbird GRX 810. High Modulus Carbon Fiber Frame and Fork – 100 grams frame weight savings while adding new features. Forged in the gravel riding and racing scene of the Midwest, Salsa's Warbird 3 takes on the worst that unpaved (and paved) roads can throw at it. The big news for 2020 is the GRX components featured on some of the bikes in the range. GPcruiser. Every part of it was designed to get you over the roughest possible roads in the shortest amount of time. Salsa Warbird frame and fork – designed for the long haul. In-store Salsa Bikes for Sale . 09-12-2013 #11. The venerable Salsa Warbird gravel bike has a new sibling—a similar, but speedier option called the Warroad. The 2020 Warbird also retains Salsa’s innovative Class 5 VRS (vibration reduction system). 2019 Salsa Warbird Force 1 in mostly stock configuration though this has the 700c WTB i23 wheelset. mtbr member Reputation: Join Date Jul 2009 Posts 633. In this episode of Salsa Cycles' Long Story Short, Salsa Design Engineer Pete Hall details the differences and similarities of the Warbird and Warroad. We’ve been riding the Salsa Warbird for a couple of months and have easily logged over 1000 miles in all sorts of riding conditions. Original Post Date: Sep-03-2020 9:05:50 Last Repost Date: Dec-03-2020 5:10:44 Still For Sale: since 7 mins ago View Count: 1,135 Watch Count: 6 2020 Salsa Warbird gravel bike range. It’s built with Salsa’s more heavy-duty Cobra Kai steel tubing also found on the Powderkeg tandem and Marrakesh touring bike.Here you’ll find all the features and mounts from a Fargo but with the Boost 148 spacing on the Alternator, rear end to accommodate the 29×3 Surly Knard tires on WTB Scraper rims. Salsa Cycles has released the images for their 2020 line up of Warbird bikes. This 2x10 bike has some upgraded c . 4 thoughts on “ Salsa Cycles Warbird: In Search Of Gravel In SoCal- Part 3 ” Michael Hotten says: July 21, 2015 at 9:22 am Ted-Thanks for the info. What would be the cheapest … This contrasts with the Salsa Warbird, which is aimed directly at gravel racing thanks to its longer wheelbase that is not quite as nimble at the Warroad. Warbird 3 1X conversion? This was $4400 new with the 700c wheelset option. I’m standing astride a Warbird V4, 30km or so into my first ride on it. 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