This is the year of plus sized tires. From mountain bikes to overland epics, it seems manufacturers are quickly finding new and interesting applications for this latest crop of large volume tires (and it’s complimentary Boost 148 standard).
For the new 2016 model year, Salsa is introducing two new plus sized model, and a heavy duty tourer that will accept up to 2.0″ tires.
Starting with biggest tires first, the new Deadwood (pictured above) is a 29+ model that was designed around a similar concept as the beloved Fargo. The new oversized wheelsize is claimed to offer more cushion on challenging terrain and increased traction.
According to Brand Manager Justin Julian, “It makes for the perfect bike when the trail gets a little more unruly.” READ MORE ->