Salsa Powderkeg Tandem 29er Bike - 2017

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Feeling truly adventurous? Hit the open road or try some twisty singletrack with a friend on the Salsa Powderkeg Tandem 29er bike and gain new appreciation for cooperation, communication and teamwork.

  • Features

    • Cobra Kai chromoly tubeset and Powderkeg fork with generous tire clearance
    • Easy, versatile and slip-free Alternator dropout
    • Specs and images are subject to change

    Imported.

    This bike comes with Coast to Coast Support, which includes:
    • 1 year of free adjustments (see more below)
    • In-store bike assembly
    • Pickup in store or curbside
    • Bike experts available at 170+ bike shops
    REI Co-op Members get more:
    • Free flat tire repairs (labor only; parts not included)
    • 20% off shop services
    More about our free adjustments:
    New bikes go through a normal break-in period, after which they should be readjusted. All bicycles sold at REI include free adjustments for one year after purchase date—as many times as you need. Included: derailleur and brake adjustments, lateral wheel truing, hub and headset bearing adjustments, tire inflation and chain lubrication. Not included: replacement or installation of new components or accessories, any other services. Call your local REI Co-op Bike Shop for more information.

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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use

    Cycling

    Mountain Bike Style

    Trail

    Bike Frame Material

    Steel

    Frame

    Chromoly

    Fork

    Chromoly

    Bike Suspension

    No Suspension

    Crankset

    Truvativ FC Firex TD 38t front; Truvativ Firex TD, 44/33/22t rear

    Shifters

    Shimano SLX

    Front Derailleur

    Shimano SLX HDM

    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano SLX Shadow Plus

    Rear Cogs

    Shimano SLX , 10-speed, 11-36t

    Number of Gears

    30

    Brake Type

    Mechanical Disc Brake

    Brakes

    Avid BB7

    Brake Levers

    Shimano SLX

    Rims

    NoTubes Flow, 32h

    Front Hub

    Shimano SLX

    Rear Hub

    Shimano SLX

    Wheel Size

    29 inches

    Tires

    Schwalbe Nobby Nic 29x 2.5" Performance, folding

    Tire Width

    2.5 inches

    Handlebar Shape

    Flat Bar

    Handlebar

    2.5

    Stem

    Salsa Guide front, Zoom Adjustable Tandem rear

    Seat Post

    Zoom SP-218 front, Cane Creek Thudbuster ST rear

    Saddle

    WTB Pure V Comp

    Pedals

    Sold separately

    Headset

    Cane Creek ZS44

    Chain

    KMC X10

    Weight

    42 lbs. 2 oz.

    Bike Weight

    Bike weight is based on median size, as sold, or the average of two median sizes.

    Gender

    Unisex

  • Size Chart

    M/L S/L S/M
    Height Range Rear: 5'8"-6'0"; front: 5'11"-6'3" Rear: 5'5"-5'9"; front: 5'11"-6'3" Rear: 5'5"-5'9"; front: 5'8"-6'0"
    Reach 17.04 17.04 16.37
    Stack 24.10 24.10 23.73
    Effective Top Tube 24.4/30.3 24.4/29.13 23.6/29.13
    Seat Tube Center-Top 20/18 16/20 16/18
    Standover Height 28.08/31.31 26.41/31.31 26.00/29.85
    Head Tube Length 4.33 4.33 3.94
    Head Tube Angle (degrees) 70 70 70
    Seat Tube Angle (degrees) 73/73 73/73 73/73
    Wheelbase 74.7-75.4 73.5-74.2 72.7-73.4
    Chainstay 17.7-18.4 17.7-18.4 17.7-18.4
    Fork Offset 1.77 1.77 1.77

    Sizing Notes

    Measurements are stated in inches unless otherwise indicated.

    How we measure bikes

    1. Standover Height Standover Height is a measurement from the ground to the top of the top tube, measured at the midpoint of the top tube.
    2. Reach Reach is the horizontal distance from the center of the cranks to the center of the head tube, measured at head tube level.
    3. Stack Stack is the vertical distance from the center of the cranks to the center of the head tube, measured to the top of the head tube.
    4. Effective Top Tube Effective top tube is the distance from the center of the head tube to the center of the seat tube/seat post, measured parallel to the ground.
    5. Seat Tube Center to Top Seat Tube length is the measurement of the seat tube, from the center of the cranks to the top of the seat tube.
    6. Head Tube Length Head Tube Length is measured from the bottom to the top of the head tube.
    7. Head Tube Angle Head Tube Angle is the acute angle between the head tube and the ground (measured towards the rear of the bike)
    8. Seat Tube Angle Seat Tube Angle is the acute angle between the seat tube and the ground (measured towards the rear of the bike).
    9. Bottom Bracket Height Bottom Bracket Height is a measurement taken vertically from the ground up to the center of the cranks.
    10. Wheelbase Wheelbase is the measurement from the center of the front axle to the center of the rear axle.
    11. Chainstay Length Chainstay Length is the measurement from the center of the cranks to the center of the rear axle.
    12. Fork Offset Fork Offset, or rake, is the distance from the front axle to a line drawn parallel to the center of the head tube or steering axis.
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