Salsa 2018 Redpoint NX1 Bike

With 27.5-inch wheels, Split Pivot suspension, and 150mm of rear travel Salsa's Redpoint fits nicely into the so-called trail category of mountain bikes. But categories only tell part of this aggressive trail ripper's story. Its low-slung geometry dials-in the pedaling position to give you the best of both worlds: efficient climbing, and confident descending. A RockShox Monarch RT Debonair and 150mm Recon RL fork complement the Split Pivot design, creating maximum traction over all types of terrain — loose, rocky, rooted, buffed — you'll find yourself powering through everything. SRAM's NX 1x11 drivetrain keeps you on the gas with excellent chain retention, and Level hydraulic disc brakes ensure you don't blow a corner on charged descents. WTB Scraper i35 rims paired to Maxxis Minion DHF WT tires lay down a large contact patch, and a KS E30i dropper post wraps-up this build with everything you need to escape into the backcountry.