2018 Salsa FARGO GX 29

High-end component level steel frame touring bike

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2018 Salsa FARGO GX 29
  • MSRP $1,799
  • Frame Steel
  • Fork Steel
  • Wheels 29″ Aluminum
  • Drivetrain 2 × 10
  • Groupset 
    SRAM GX
  • Brakes Hydraulic Disc
Gearing

2 × 10 — 20 speed

2018 Salsa FARGO GX 29
30 mph
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36 mph

The 2018 FARGO GX 29 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2018 FARGO GX 29 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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Geometry
Build
FrameFargo Cobra Kai CroMoly
ForkSalsa Firestarter Steel
Rear ShockN/A
Bottom Bracket73mm BSA, threaded
HeadsetCane Creek 15
StemSalsa Guide
HandlebarSalsa Woodchipper 3
SaddleWTB Volt Sport
SeatpostPromax 27.2 x 350mm
GripsSalsa Gel Bar Tape
Components
Front DerailleurSRAM GX HD 2x10
Rear DerailleurSRAM GX Type 2.1 Long Cage
ShiftersSRAM Apex
CrankSRAM S1000 38/24t
CassetteSunRace CSM5S1 11-36t
ChainKMC X10
BrakesAvid BB7, Centerline 160 mm
Disk Rotors74mm post mount (160–180mm)
Wheels
RimsFormula 32h, 100mm, QR, WTB STP i23 TCS 29", 2.0 spokes, brass nipples
TiresWTB Ranger, 29 x 2.25", 27 tpi
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