The Rangefinder is Salsa’s new budget-friendly aluminum hardtail that packs in lots of bikepacking-friendly features for as little as $1,099. Find photos and details on all four Rangefinder builds in 29″ and 27.5+ here…

Posted by Lucas Winzenburg

Officially announced moments ago, the Rangefinder is the newest addition to Salsa’s mountain bike lineup. The company describes it as their, “confidence-building trail hardtail, designed to deliver thrills on local singletrack or venture into unknown territory without hesitation.” The budget-friendly Salsa Rangefinder is built around a lightweight aluminum frame with a suspension fork and can run 29″ or 27.5+ wheels and tires. It’s offered in four complete builds, ranging in price from $1,099 to $1,299. Find an overview of each below.

  • 2020 Salsa Rangefinder
  • 2020 Salsa Rangefinder
  • 2020 Salsa Rangefinder

2020 Salsa Rangefinder Overview

Geometry

The Salsa Rangefinder features stable trail geometry for tackling technical terrain with ease, with a short stem and long top tube, a 68° headtube angle, and 439mm chainstays.

Frame Highlights

The frame is constructed from a lightweight 6061-TG aluminum, has Boost 141 QR rear spacing, main triangle internal cable routing for shifter, brake, and dropper post, clearance for up to 29 x 2.6″ or 27.5 x 3.0″ tires, and comes in five sizes (XS, S, M, L, XL) to fit a range of riders.

Features

Though the builds vary, many specs and features are the same throughout the Rangefinder line. These include:

  • 120mm suspension fork
  • 1x drivetrain
  • Hydraulic brakes
  • Dropper post
  • Top tube bag mounts
  • Two bottle cage mounts in the frame
  • One accessory mount under the downtube

Salsa Rangefinder SX Eagle 29

2020 Salsa Rangefinder, SX Eagle 29

Priced at $1,299, the Salsa Rangefinder SX Eagle 29 comes specced with a 12-speed SRAM SX Eagle drivetrain, 32h Shimano MT400/200 hubs laced to WTB ST i29 TCS 2.0 29″ rims, and an SR Suntour XCR 34 Air LOR suspension fork with 120mm of travel. Find complete build details over at SalsaCycles.com.

  • 2020 Salsa Rangefinder, SX Eagle 29
  • 2020 Salsa Rangefinder, SX Eagle 29
  • 2020 Salsa Rangefinder, SX Eagle 29

Salsa Rangefinder SX Eagle 27.5+

2020 Salsa Rangefinder, SX Eagle 27.5

Priced at $1,299, the Salsa Rangefinder SX Eagle 27.5+ comes specced with a 12-speed SRAM SX Eagle drivetrain, 32h Shimano MT400/200 hubs laced to WTB ST i40 TCS 2.0 27.5″ rims, and an SR Suntour XCR 34 Air LOR suspension fork with 120mm of travel. Find complete build details over at SalsaCycles.com.

  • 2020 Salsa Rangefinder, SX Eagle 27.5
  • 2020 Salsa Rangefinder, SX Eagle 27.5
  • 2020 Salsa Rangefinder, SX Eagle 27.5

Salsa Rangefinder Deore 29

2020 Salsa Rangefinder, Deore 29

Priced at $1,099, the Salsa Rangefinder Deore 29 comes specced with a 10-speed Shimano Deore drivetrain with Samox AM38 crankset, 32h Shimano MT400/200 hubs laced to WTB ST i29 TCS 2.0 29″ rims, and an SR Suntour XCR 32 Air LOR suspension fork with 120mm of travel. Find details over at SalsaCycles.com.

  • 2020 Salsa Rangefinder, Deore 29
  • 2020 Salsa Rangefinder, Deore 29
  • 2020 Salsa Rangefinder, Deore 29

Salsa Rangefinder Deore 27.5+

2020 Salsa Rangefinder, Deore 27.5

Priced at $1,099, the Salsa Rangefinder Deore 27.5+ comes specced with 10-speed Shimano Deore drivetrain with Samox AM38 crankset, 32h Shimano MT400/200 hubs laced to WTB ST i40 TCS 2.0 27.5″ rims, and an SR Suntour XCR 32 Air LOR suspension fork with 120mm of travel. Find complete build details over at SalsaCycles.com.

  • 2020 Salsa Rangefinder, Deore 27.5
  • 2020 Salsa Rangefinder, Deore 27.5
  • 2020 Salsa Rangefinder, Deore 27.5

Find details on all the new Rangefinder models and locate your nearest Salsa dealer at SalsaCycles.com.

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