Quasi-Survival34 Feb 4 Logan Watts / stories
In the second installment from the Trans-Uganda, Logan and Virginia gain an appreciation for challenge in their westward journey from Sipi Falls to the Albertine Rift…
Tech Note: How to Rohloff a Salsa Deadwood29 Feb 2 Logan Watts / gear
By definition, Salsa’s new 2016 Deadwood is designed specifically for long-distance dirt road bikepacking trips. This might leave some folks wondering how to pair it with world’s best expedition drivetrain. Here’s the scoop.
The Call of Mzungu43 Jan 19 Logan Watts / stories
In the first of a three part series, Logan and Virginia set out to explore a 2,000km Trans-Uganda off road loop, circumnavigating this small nation in equatorial East Africa.
2015 Bikepacking Awards31 Dec 18 Team Work / culture
In appreciation of all that 2015 has brought us, we’re delighted to announce our first ever, year-end bikepacking awards. Read on to find out our 25 picks, including the ‘Most Inspiring Photo’, ‘Best Short Film’, ‘Ballsiest Trip’, ‘Explorer of The Year’, and more…
Jay Petervary’s Salsa Cutthroat: Post Tour Divide37 Sep 7 Logan Watts / bikes
“At this point, after a 2,750 mile matrimony (the length of the Tour Divide), I think I have a pretty good grasp on the Salsa Cutthroat.” — Jay Petervary, Salsa Sponsored Rider. Detailed impressions, photos, and build kit.
Salsa Deadwood Review: Trail Tested27 Aug 31 Christophe Noel / bikes
If the last few years have taught me anything, it is to keep an open mind with regard to bicycle design. Conceding that resistance to change is futile, I have since become eager to adopt all the strange and new offerings on the market like the forthcoming Salsa Deadwood.
A Lone Mind, The Jay Petervary Story2 Aug 18 Logan Watts / video
Jay Petervary is one of the top ultra-endurance cyclists in the world with numerous wins and course records to his name in some of the toughest bike races on the planet. But what drives him to push himself to the absolute edge of human limits? Check out this video from Teton Gravity Research for an inside look…
Salsa Bucksaw: A year in the life of a squishy fatbike8 Jul 27 Christophe Noel / bikes
It was over a year ago when I had the rare and enviable opportunity to not just attend the launch of the world’s first full suspension fatbike, but organize the event itself. That product was the Salsa Bucksaw, a bike I had the privilege to ride months before the general public, and better yet on my own backyard trails…
News: 2016 Salsa ‘Plus’ Bikes – The 29+ Deadwood & 27+ Pony Rustler3 Jul 20 Logan Watts / plog
Today Salsa introduced their 2016 bike line up at SaddleDrive, the QBP model year event. Included in the line up are two brand new ‘plus’ bikes – the 29+ Deadwood & 27+ Pony Rustler. Both are very intriguing bikepacking options.
The Salsa Fargo Ti: Josh Kato’s Tour Divide Rig18 Jul 20 Josh Kato / bikes
Deep thoughts on the bike, components, and beakless rubber ducky that carried Josh from Canada to Mexico in record time.
Initial Review: Salsa Anything Cage HD and Anything Bag20 Mar 11 Logan Watts / bikepacking-bags
The new Salsa Anything Cage HD and Anything bag combo seems like a solid choice. A lightweight, rugged cage, paired with a waterproof roll-top bag. Here are some initial thoughts…