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Salsa Fargo 3 (2011)


Product Category
Brand Salsa
ModelFargo 3
SizeS, M, L, Xl
ColorFun Guy Green


Bottom bracketFSA PowerSpline
Brake leversTektro RL341
Brake rotor160mm
BrakesAvid BB5 Road Mechanical
CassetteShimano HG-50 9 speed 11-34T
CranksetFSA Alpha Drive Trekking, SM = 170mm, MD, LG, XL = 175mm
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- Designed as a drop-bar MTB, optimized for fit with Salsa Woodchipper Bar. Capable of handling everything from technical singletrack trails to two-track, to gravel and the occasional paved road. Predictable handling with or without a load. The bike to ride when you will hit every imaginable type of trail surface.
    •    Kung Fu CroMoly Tubeset
- Custom-designed, triple-butted, seamless Sanko CroMoly Kung Fu tubing. Size-specific tubing specification
    •    Front Suspension Compatible
- Suspension-corrected frame design allows use of rigid 29'er fork or 80mm travel suspension fork
    •    Custom-Designed Rear Dropout- 
Proven Fargo rear dropout design. Investment cast CroMoly. Chainstay-mounted disc brake , rack and fender mounts, and replaceable derailleur hanger
    •    Chainstay-Mounted Disc Brake- 
Hassle-free rack and fender mounting
    •    Any Mountain Crankset Compatible- 
Accepts 10-speed Double and 9/10-speed Triple MTB cranksets without sacrificing tire clearance
    •    Integrated Rack and Fender Mounts- 
Cast and ribbed into dropout for durability. Designed to work best with Salsa Wanderlust Rack
    •    Waterbottle Bosses- 
Frame accepts 3 waterbottle cages. Fillet brazed for durability
    •    Generous Tire Clearance- 
Fits 29 x 2.3" tire w/ ample mud clearance, 29 x 2.1" with fenders
    •    Powdercoat Paint
- Provides durable finish
    •    Fargo Fork Included- 
Custom-designed, triple-butted, Kung Fu CroMoly with forward-facing, stainless steel, double-eyelet dropouts. Mid-blade mounts. Back-of-leg waterbottle bosses. Fender mounts. 51mm I.S. disc brake mount. Powdercoat finish
    •    Mid-Blade Mounts
- Thru-mount mid-blade mounts designed to work best with Salsa Down Under lowrider rack and/or Minimalist rack
    •    Fork Blade Waterbottle Bosses
Back-of-leg waterbottle bosses in triple boss configuration for Anything Cages or hi/low placement of waterbottle cages

Fork typeFargo Fork
Frame typeSalsa Fargo, Proprietary Kung Fu CroMoly
Front derailleurShimano Deore, Low Clamp, Triple
HeadsetCane Creek 10-Series, TR, Black
Hub frontFormula Sealed Bearing, 32H, Black
Hub rearFormula Sealed Bearing, 32H, Black
Rear derailleurShimano Deore, 9-Speed, Long Cage
Recommended foroffroad touring
Rims typeAlex XD Comp 29er, 32H
SaddleWTB Silverado
ShiftersMicroshift Bar-End, 9-Speed
ShifterFront: Microshift Bar-End, 3-Speed Rear:Microshift Bar-End, 9-Speed
SkewersAlex XD Comp 29er, 32H
SpokesDT Swiss, Champion SG, Silver
StemSalsa Pro Moto 3, 31.8mm, Black
TiresSchwalbe Rapid Rob 29 x 2.25" or Continental X-King 29 x 2.2
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