Salsa's fastest fatbike!
The Beargrease is built on the foundation of Salsa's all-new 6066 Beargrease aluminum frame and Bearpaw aluminum fork. Featuring the same geometry as the Beargrease carbon frames, this is a racing bike, and the wheels will not hold you back. Beargrease might just be Salsa's fastest fatbike for your dollar.
Details of Salsa BEARGREASE Fatbike 2016
Beargrease - Endure Geometry
Designed as a racing fatbike with race agility. Features same geometry as Beargrease Carbon, with a compact rear end that meets the demands of even the most aggressive racer, while still maintaining the proper weight distribution and stability required for navigating varied and difficult surface conditions. Maximized standover clearance aids dabbing, stopping, and restarting in tough trail conditions.
6066-T6 Aluminium Tubeset
Top-shelf, double and triple-butted, heat-treated 6066 Aluminum tubing. Formed and shaped for optimized and appropriate stiffness, strength, and weight. Also offers excellent corrosion resistance
Versatile Fork Compatibility
Designed around Salsa’s 51mm-offset Makwa and Bearpaw fork models. Beargrease is also fully compatible with RockShox Bluto suspension fork set at 100 mm travel
Allows use of tapered and standard 1-1/8” forks
170 mm Quick-Release Rear Spacing
Results in a stronger, symmetrical rear wheel while maintaining proper drivetrain alignment with ~66 mm chainline cranksets which are necessary for 4”-width tire fatbikes
Rear Tire Clearance
Designed for 26 x 4.0" tires on 82 mm rims with full drivetrain. Compatible with 29+ tires on 50 mm rims with full drivetrain. Compatible with 26 x 4.0” tires on 90/100 mm rims. Tires measuring an actual 4.3 - 4.6” (regardless of rim width) will fit but will require drivetrain modification. Not compatible with tires larger than 26 x 4.6”
Shaped Chainstays & Seatstays
Provide maximum heel clearance in winter boots
PressFit 41 121 mm Bottom Bracket
The PressFit equivalent of a 100 mm bottom bracket shell. This size is compatible with all 66 mm chainline fatbike cranks (example: SRAM XX1, X9, X5, RaceFace Next SL, Turbine…). Paired with the 170 mm spaced rear end this results in a drivetrain with proper alignment and performance.
Direct Mount Front Derailleur Adaptor
Problem Solvers Direct Mount Adaptor adds flexibility to drivetrain setup and clean 1x builds.
31.6 mm Seatpost
Allows use of a dropper seatposts for getting rad, negotiating tough terrain, and facilitating dabbing, starting, and stopping in difficult conditions.
Full Length Cable Routing
Improved performance in poor conditions
Frame accepts 2 waterbottle cages on sizes SM – XL
Salsa Bearpaw aluminum-fork included
Fork Tire Clearance:
26x3,8-4,0" on a 100mm rim. 27,5x3,00-3,25" (27,5+). 29x2,25-3" (29+).
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