Introducing the First-Ever Full Suspension 29+ Mountain Bike: The Salsa Deadwood Sus

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Salsa has just launched the first-ever full suspension 29+ mountain bike: the Deadwood Sus. We have postulated before that creating a mountain bike with both rear suspension and 29+ wheels would be extremely difficult, but Salsa has decided to break barriers yet again! (Recall their innovation with fat bikes, including the first production full suspension fat bike.) …

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Burley Introduces a Fat Bike Wheel Kit for Cargo, Kid Carriers


Burley has been producing a full line of bike trailers designed for hauling cargo and kids for years now, and this year they’re introducing a wheel kit designed to extend the places those trailers can go. The company’s 16+ Wheel Kit allows Burley owners to swap out the stock wheels on Bee, Honey Bee, Encore, Solo, D’Lite, Rental …

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Convert Your 27.5 Bike to 26+ with Rims and Tires from WTB


Over the past few years many riders have purchased 27.5 bikes, only to have plus-envy once 27.5+ bikes started catching on. Some intrepid 29er owners (including yours truly) found they could convert their bikes to 27.5+ using WTB Scraper rims and Trailblazer tires. In fact, the Scraper/Trailblazer combo was designed with this purpose in mind. Now, WTB is …

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Pivot’s Switchblade Proves Many Other Brands Wrong – A Test Ride Review


Having earned a coveted spot on our list of the 5 Most Innovative Mountain Bikes of 2016, I knew that I had to get on the Pivot Switchblade to see if the bike could stand up to the hype. The Switchblade gets its name from the ability to quickly and easily swap between 27.5+ and 29″ wheels and …

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Salsa Unveils Two New Plus Bikes: The Woodsmoke and the Timberjack

Woodsmoke 29+ XO1 in Warm Red.
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Salsa Cycles’ annual product launch event, dubbed “Saddle Drive,” is currently taking place at Northstar near Lake Tahoe, California. In conjunction with the event, they’ve released details to the public on their updated product line. While many of the bikes only saw minor tweaks and modifications, Salsa did unveil two new plus-size mountain bikes: the …

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