Salsa Blackborow DS

Fresh Produce: Salsa Blackborow


Salsa has gone plus size for 2015. The new Blackborow, named after the stowaway on Shackleton’s infamous Antarctic voyage, features extra wide rims and 4.8″ tires for maximum flotation over snow, sand, and extreme terrain.

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Available in two flavors: geared and “dingle speed”, this adventure rig also features many of Salsa’s trademark details, including Alternator dropouts, tons of bosses for bottles and gear, and no-nonsense parts spec.

Blackbarow DS

The Bearpaw fork is Bluto-swap ready with 150 x 15mm thru-axle while the rear features the widest standard 197mm axle. Salsa chose to spec the frame with their PressFit 41 bottom bracket and Surly OD crankset to offer the narrowest pedaling stance (Q-factor) and optimal chainline on such a wide platform.

Salsa Blackborow DS

If you’re looking to explore the limits of where a bicycle can go, check out the new Salsa Blackborow.



Salsa Blackborow DS
Clearance for massive 5″ tires. Dingle drivetrain features 30 x 18 and 26 x 22 gears linked with a stout KMC Rustbuster chain.


Salsa Blackborow DS
Dingle Speed: One gear to blaze, One gear to crawl. Simple, silent, and solid.
Salsa Blackborow DS
Cassette hub is ready for gears or single cogs. 197mm thru-axle. Alternator dropouts tension chain and can be interchanged for different axle and gear configurations.

In stock and ready to test ride.

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