2018 Salsa WARBIRD APEX 1

An aluminum frame gravel bike with mid-range components and mechanical disc brakes, priced at the low end of the WARBIRD model range. Compare the full range

salsacycles.com

2018 Salsa WARBIRD APEX 1
MSRP$1,999
Weight21.0 lbs
FrameAluminum
ForkCarbon
Wheels700c
Tires40c
Drivetrain1 × 11
GroupsetApex
BrakesMechanical Disc
Where to Buy
Compare

Gearing

1 × 11 — 11 speed

WARBIRD APEX 1

33 mph

Similar Bikes

36 mph

The WARBIRD APEX 1 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.

The WARBIRD APEX 1 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.


Reviews

Geometry

Specs
Build
Frame

Warbird Aluminum

BB StandardBB86/BB92, press-fit

Fork

Warbird Carbon

Rear Shock

N/A

Bottom Bracket

PressFit 41 x 86mm

Headset

Cane Creek 40

Stem

Salsa Guide

Handlebar

Salsa Cowbell 3

Saddle

WTB Volt Sport

Seatpost

Promax 27.2 x 350mm

Grips

Salsa Gel Bar Tape

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

SRAM Apex Long Cage

Crank

SRAM Apex XSYNC 42t

Shifters

SRAM Apex

Cassette

SunRace CSMS7 11-42

Chain

SRAM PC 1110

Brakes

Avid BB7, G2CS rotors, 160mm

Wheels
Rims

Hayes Charger Comp 700c, 100 x 15mm thru-axle

Tires

Maxxis Rambler 700c x 40mm 60 tpi EXO

Disk Rotors

74mm post mount, 140–160mm

2018 Salsa WARBIRD APEX 1
Compare